Speaking Engagements

Contact us to book Elaine Scholly to speak to your group or organization, consult with your family, or lead a training session.

HISTORICAL STORYTELLING:

For a new, interesting and different approach to entertainment for your club, residential community or school, consider Historical Storytelling.

Learn the ‘rest of the story’ about a favorite author, artist or historical personality, the history of a travel destination or learn background facts of well- known or little-known historical events. Choose a theme from the selection of entertaining topics below.

If there’ a special event or family occasion, a ‘custom’ historical story can be produced and delivered. Contact Elaine several weeks before hand for an interview.

TOPICS include:

Authors:

Mark Twain, Jules Verne, Edgar Allen Poe, The Bronte Sisters, Margaret Mitchell, and Harper Lee

Artists:

Vincent Van Gough, Georgia O’Keefe

Historical Events:

Big Band Era, Fun Fashion Facts, History of Flight, Johnstown Flood, The Ghost Army of WWII, Connect Waterloo to the Moon, The Declaration of Independence, Little Known Christmas Stories by Special Authors, Who Started Valentines? Other Special Days in November, Christmas Cards, Facts About Christmas, The 1936 Olympics, Inventions and Their Inventors, Real and Favorite Cowboys, Mavericks, Story of the 4th of July

Historical Figures:

Mothers of Famous People, American Presidents, Will Rogers, The Connection between Davy Crocket & Andrew Jackson, Nikola Tesla, John Glenn, The Wright Brothers, The Kellogg Brothers, Bonnie & Clyde, Amelia Earhart, Bessie Coleman, Dr. Seuss

Engagements 2019

April 2019

April 1 – AIM Forum Washington DC

April 2 – Capital Hill Meetings:

             Meet District 32 Representative Colin Allred

             Meet District 05 Representative Lance Gooden

             Meet District 26 Representative Michael Burgess

April 3 – Diversicare AL/Dallas @ 6:00 PM/Understanding Alzheimer’s

April 6 – Prestonwood Baptist Church/Plano @12:30-2:30 PM/Effective 

              Communication

April 12 – Rockridge Sr. Living/Rockwall, TX @ 2:00 PM/Personal History

                for CNA team.

April 15 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/Personal History Story

April 17 – Trip to Austin for Legislature

April 18 – Presbyterian Village IL/Dallas @ 1:00 PM/Inventions and

                Inventors

April 19 – Trinity Bible Church Support Group

April 25 – J.J. Pearce HS/Richardson, Tx/ 12:45 & 1:30/ALZ-Healthy Brain & Body

April 26 – Berkner HS/Richardson, Tx/10:00 am & 11:00 am Rm E109/ALZ Healthy Brain & Body

April 29 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Your Favorite Dr. Seuss Story

May 2019

May 2 – Resource Center/Dallas @ 6:00 pm/ALZ Healthy Brain & Body

May  6 – AT&T Baylor Memory Center/Support Group @ 1:00 PM

May 6– The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/Dr. Seuss

May 14 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/Dr. Seuss

May 14 – Wyndham Sr. Living/Plano @ 5:30 pm/ALZ Know the 10 Signs

May 17 – RISD-Methodist Hospital @ 8:00 am & 9:45 am/ALZ-Understanding Alzheimer’s

May 17 – Trinity Bible Church /Dallas @ 11:00 AM/Support Group

May 20 – Bentley 1940s Trivia

May 21 – Wyndham Sr. Living/ Plano @ 5:30 pm/ALZ-Understanding Alzheimer’s & Related Behaviors 

May 23 – Presbyterian Village/Dallas @ 11:00 am/ALZ Healthy Brain & Body

May 30 – Avenues of Park Forest/Dallas @ 12:00 pm/ALZ Effective Communication

May 30 – Caruth/Dallas @ 2:30 pm/Dr. Seuss

March 2019

Mar 1 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 4 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Mar 6 – Spring Valley Methodist Church/Dallas @ 6:00 pm/ALZ- Healthy Brain and Body

Mar 8 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 12 – SunRiseAL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Mar 14 – Atria/CC/Plano @12:30 pm/Women Inventors, Famous Mothers

Mar 15 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

               Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 18 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Who was St. Patrick?

Mar 21- Chase Harbor /Plano @ 2:00 pm/Mark Twain

Mar 22 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 29 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 31 – April 2 – ALZ Forum/Washington DC

 February 2019

Feb 1 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

             Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 4 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

             The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 7 – Chase Harbor/Plano @ 2:00 pm/Connections

Feb 8 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 11 – Meadowstone/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Feb 12 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/ TBD

Feb 14 – Christian Care Senior Living/Mesquite @ 10:00 am/Valentine’s

               Day History

Feb 15 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

               Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 18 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 19 – Oxford Grand Sr. Living/McKinney 2:00 pm/ALZ education –

               Healthy Brain and Body

Feb 21 – Caruth Court Living/Dallas @ 2:30 pm /Romance Book Review

Feb 22 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 – 12:00

Feb 26 – Collin County College/Plano @1:00pm/ALZ First Responder Training

January 2019

Jan 7 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

            The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Remembering 2018

Jan 8 – SunRise AL/Dallas @3:00 pm/Fond Memories

 Jan 9 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

              ALZ Community Resources/Denton Presbyterian Hospital @ 6:30                                    

Jan 10 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

               Stonebridge Ranch/Plano @ 7:00 pm/ALZ Education: Healthy  

              Brain and Body

Jan 16 – Tradition AL – Arapaho/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Jan 17 – Caruth Court/Dallas @ 2:30 pm/The Kellogg Brothers

Jan 18 – Trinity Church Support Group/11:00 am

Jan 21 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Secret Resident Bio

Jan 28 – Evans Rec Center/Mesquite @10:00 am/ALZ Education:  

     Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s

December 2018

3 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/A Secret Bentley resident

6 – Traditions AL/Dallas Lovers Lane @ 11:00 am/ Christmas Short Stories

7 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

11 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas cards and Other Christmas Triva

14 – Trinity Bible Support Group/Richardson @ 11:00-1:00 pm

17 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas Short Stories

November 2018

1 – Tradition-AL/Dallas Lovers Lane@ 11:00 am/Ghost Army WWII

2 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

5 – AT&T Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

5 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

7 – Christian Care Center-IL/Mesquite TX @1:30 pm/Ghost Army WWII

8 – Caruth Haven – AL/Dallas @2:30 pm/Margaret Mitchell

9 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

13 – Retired Teachers/Plano @11:00 am – 12:30 pm/ALZ education ‘The Basics’

13 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

16 – Allen High School/Allen TX@ 9:30 am/ALZ education ‘Understanding Dementia

16 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00am-1:00pm

19 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Margaret Mitchell

22 – Thanksgiving

28 – Elmcroft – TBD

30 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

Contact us to book Elaine Scholly to speak to your group or organization, consult with your family, or lead a training session.

HISTORICAL STORYTELLING:

For a new, interesting and different approach to entertainment for your club, residential community or school, consider Historical Storytelling.

Learn the ‘rest of the story’ about a favorite author, artist or historical personality, the history of a travel destination or learn background facts of well- known or little-known historical events. Choose a theme from the selection of entertaining topics below.

If there’ a special event or family occasion, a ‘custom’ historical story can be produced and delivered. Contact Elaine several weeks before hand for an interview.

TOPICS include:

Authors:

Mark Twain, Jules Verne, Edgar Allen Poe, The Bronte Sisters, Margaret Mitchell, and Harper Lee

Artists:

Vincent Van Gough, Georgia O’Keefe

Historical Events:

Big Band Era, Fun Fashion Facts, History of Flight, Johnstown Flood, The Ghost Army of WWII, Connect Waterloo to the Moon, The Declaration of Independence, Little Known Christmas Stories by Special Authors, Who Started Valentines? Other Special Days in November, Christmas Cards, Facts About Christmas, The 1936 Olympics, Inventions and Their Inventors, Real and Favorite Cowboys, Mavericks, Story of the 4th of July

Historical Figures:

Mothers of Famous People, American Presidents, Will Rogers, The Connection between Davy Crocket & Andrew Jackson, Nikola Tesla, John Glenn, The Wright Brothers, The Kellogg Brothers, Bonnie & Clyde

Engagements 2019

April 2019

April 1 – AIM Forum Washington DC

April 2 – Capital Hill Meetings:

             Meet District 32 Representative Colin Allred

             Meet District 05 Representative Lance Gooden

             Meet District 26 Representative Michael Burgess

April 3 – Diversicare AL/Dallas @ 6:00 PM/Understanding Alzheimer’s

April 6 – Prestonwood Baptist Church/Plano @12:30-2:30 PM/Effective 

              Communication

April 12 – Rockridge Sr. Living/Rockwall, TX @ 2:00 PM/Personal History

                for CNA team.

April 15 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/Personal History Story

April 17 – Trip to Austin for Legislature

April 18 – Presbyterian Village IL/Dallas @ 1:00 PM/Inventions and

                Inventors

April 19 – Trinity Bible Church Support Group

April 29 – The Bentley/Dallas/TBD

May 2019

May  6 – AT&T Baylor Memory Center/Support Group @ 1:00 PM

May 13 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/TBD

May 14 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/TBD

May 16 – Caruth AL/Dallas @ 2:30 PM/ Book Review TBD

May 17 – Trinity Bible Church /Dallas @ 11:00 AM/Support Group

May 27 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 PM/ TBD

March 2019

Mar 1 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 4 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Mar 6 – Spring Valley Methodist Church/Dallas @ 6:00 pm/ALZ- Healthy Brain and Body

Mar 8 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 12 – SunRiseAL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Mar 14 – Atria/CC/Plano @12:30 pm/Women Inventors, Famous Mothers

Mar 15 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

               Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 18 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Who was St. Patrick?

Mar 21- Chase Harbor /Plano @ 2:00 pm/Mark Twain

Mar 22 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 29 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Mar 31 – April 2 – ALZ Forum/Washington DC

 February 2019

Feb 1 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

             Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 4 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

             The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 7 – Chase Harbor/Plano @ 2:00 pm/Connections

Feb 8 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 11 – Meadowstone/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Feb 12 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/ TBD

Feb 14 – Christian Care Senior Living/Mesquite @ 10:00 am/Valentine’s

               Day History

Feb 15 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

               Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 18 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 19 – Oxford Grand Sr. Living/McKinney 2:00 pm/ALZ education –

               Healthy Brain and Body

Feb 21 – Caruth Court Living/Dallas @ 2:30 pm /Romance Book Review

Feb 22 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 – 12:00

Feb 26 – Collin County College/Plano @1:00pm/ALZ First Responder Training

January 2019

Jan 7 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

            The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Remembering 2018

Jan 8 – SunRise AL/Dallas @3:00 pm/Fond Memories

 Jan 9 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

              ALZ Community Resources/Denton Presbyterian Hospital @ 6:30                                    

Jan 10 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

               Stonebridge Ranch/Plano @ 7:00 pm/ALZ Education: Healthy  

              Brain and Body

Jan 16 – Tradition AL – Arapaho/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Jan 17 – Caruth Court/Dallas @ 2:30 pm/The Kellogg Brothers

Jan 18 – Trinity Church Support Group/11:00 am

Jan 21 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Secret Resident Bio

Jan 28 – Evans Rec Center/Mesquite @10:00 am/ALZ Education:  

     Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s

December 2018

3 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/A Secret Bentley resident

6 – Traditions AL/Dallas Lovers Lane @ 11:00 am/ Christmas Short Stories

7 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

11 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas cards and Other Christmas Triva

14 – Trinity Bible Support Group/Richardson @ 11:00-1:00 pm

17 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas Short Stories

November 2018

1 – Tradition-AL/Dallas Lovers Lane@ 11:00 am/Ghost Army WWII

2 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

5 – AT&T Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

5 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

7 – Christian Care Center-IL/Mesquite TX @1:30 pm/Ghost Army WWII

8 – Caruth Haven – AL/Dallas @2:30 pm/Margaret Mitchell

9 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

13 – Retired Teachers/Plano @11:00 am – 12:30 pm/ALZ education ‘The Basics’

13 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

16 – Allen High School/Allen TX@ 9:30 am/ALZ education ‘Understanding Dementia

16 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00am-1:00pm

19 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Margaret Mitchell

22 – Thanksgiving

28 – Elmcroft – TBD

30 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

Contact us to book Elaine Scholly to speak to your group or organization, consult with your family, or lead a training session.

HISTORICAL STORYTELLING:

For a new, interesting and different approach to entertainment for your club, residential community or school, consider Historical Storytelling.

Learn the ‘rest of the story’ about a favorite author, artist or historical personality, the history of a travel destination or learn background facts of well- known or little-known historical events. Choose a theme from the selection of entertaining topics below.

If there’ a special event or family occasion, a ‘custom’ historical story can be produced and delivered. Contact Elaine several weeks before hand for an interview.

TOPICS include:

Authors:

Mark Twain, Jules Verne, Edgar Allen Poe, The Bronte Sisters, Margaret Mitchell, and Harper Lee

Artists:

Vincent Van Gough, Georgia O’Keefe

Historical Events:

Big Band Era, Fun Fashion Facts, History of Flight, Johnstown Flood, The Ghost Army of WWII, Connect Waterloo to the Moon, The Declaration of Independence, Little Known Christmas Stories by Special Authors, Who Started Valentines? Other Special Days in November, Christmas Cards, Facts About Christmas, The 1936 Olympics, Inventions and Their Inventors, Real and Favorite Cowboys, Mavericks, Story of the 4th of July

Historical Figures:

Mothers of Famous People, American Presidents, Will Rogers, The Connection between Davy Crocket & Andrew Jackson, Nikola Tesla, John Glenn, The Wright Brothers, The Kellogg Brothers, Bonnie & Clyde

Engagements 2019

March 2019

 

 

 

 

February 2019

Feb 1 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

             Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 4 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

             The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 7 – Chase Harbor/Plano @ 2:00 pm/Connections

Feb 8 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

            Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 11 – Meadowstone/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Feb 12 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/ TBD

Feb 14 – Christian Care Senior Living/Mesquite @ 10:00 am/Valentine’s

               Day History

Feb 15 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

               Health from 10:00 am – 12:00

Feb 18 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/TBD

Feb 19 – Oxford Grand Sr. Living/McKinney 2:00 pm/ALZ education –

               Healthy Brain and Body

Feb 21 – Caruth Court Living/Dallas @ 2:30 pm /Romance Book Review

Feb 22 – Stress Busters – Caregiver Support class/Dallas Center for Brain

              Health from 10:00 – 12:00

Feb 26 – Collin County College/Plano @1:00pm/ALZ First Responder Training

January 2019

Jan 7 – Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

            The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Remembering 2018

Jan 8 – SunRise AL/Dallas @3:00 pm/Fond Memories

 Jan 9 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

              ALZ Community Resources/Denton Presbyterian Hospital @ 6:30                                    

Jan 10 – All day training 8:30-5:00 pm

               Stonebridge Ranch/Plano @ 7:00 pm/ALZ Education: Healthy  

              Brain and Body

Jan 16 – Tradition AL – Arapaho/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Everyday Inventions

Jan 17 – Caruth Court/Dallas @ 2:30 pm/The Kellogg Brothers

Jan 18 – Trinity Church Support Group/11:00 am

Jan 21 – The Bentley/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Secret Resident Bio

Jan 28 – Evans Rec Center/Mesquite @10:00 am/ALZ Education:  

     Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s

December 2018

3 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/A Secret Bentley resident

6 – Traditions AL/Dallas Lovers Lane @ 11:00 am/ Christmas Short Stories

7 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

11 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas cards and Other Christmas Triva

14 – Trinity Bible Support Group/Richardson @ 11:00-1:00 pm

17 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Christmas Short Stories

November 2018

1 – Tradition-AL/Dallas Lovers Lane@ 11:00 am/Ghost Army WWII

2 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

5 – AT&T Baylor Support Group/Dallas @ 1:00 pm

5 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

7 – Christian Care Center-IL/Mesquite TX @1:30 pm/Ghost Army WWII

8 – Caruth Haven – AL/Dallas @2:30 pm/Margaret Mitchell

9 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm

13 – Retired Teachers/Plano @11:00 am – 12:30 pm/ALZ education ‘The Basics’

13 – SunRise AL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Ghost Army WWII

16 – Allen High School/Allen TX@ 9:30 am/ALZ education ‘Understanding Dementia

16 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00am-1:00pm

19 – The Bentley IL/Dallas @ 3:00 pm/Margaret Mitchell

22 – Thanksgiving

28 – Elmcroft – TBD

30 – Changing Gears/Richardson Friends Place @ 11:00-1:00 pm