Silverado – Lake Zurich Invites You to Celebrate Veteran’s Day 2011 with Author Cyndee Schaffer

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Schaffer will be on hand to share excerpts from her new book, “Mollie’s War,” and stories of her mother’s experiences as a Jewish member of the WWII Women’s Army Corps

Mollie’s War takes you through the romantic and sometimes frightful journey of a Jewish-American WAC during the height of WWII

Schaffer will be on hand to share excerpts from her new book, “Mollie’s War,” and stories of her mother’s experiences as a Jewish member of the WWII Women’s Army Corps

“Mollie’s War” is the story of Mollie Weinstein, a medical transcriber turned Women’s Army Corps (WAC) cadet. During her years overseas, Mollie wrote nearly 350 letters with photos and newspaper clippings that documented the progress of Allied efforts during WWII. Her stories weave the experience of a Jewish-American woman traveling through Germany, England and France, with historical commentary that details the varying emotions of fear, romance, empowerment and repression during life in that era.

Silverado Senior Living – Lake Zurich invites the public join them on
Friday, November 11, 2011 from 10:30AM – Noon @ 555 America Court | Lake Zurich, Il. 60047
For a free “Mollie’s War” book signing and speaking engagement

Author Cyndee Shaffer is also the current editor of the Midwest Writers Association newsletter. Her extensive work experience has taken her into three divergent careers. First, as high school mathematics teacher in the inner city of Chicago, then as a writer and editor of textbooks, and later as an IT consultant for major companies like Kraft Foods, Allstate Insurance and the City Colleges of Chicago. In 2008, she decided to change careers once more and collaborated with her 92-year-old mother to write a book based on the letters she had sent home during her overseas service in WWII.
Silverado Senior Living is a care provider that emphasizes the power of Love, Innovation, Family and Engagement (LIFE), as a key element in promoting the value of individual experiences while growing older. Silverado’s unique approach to caring for individuals with memory-impairment has gained national acclaim for its focus on providing life-affirming and purposeful engagement opportunities across the continuum of care. Silverado Co-founders, Loren Shook and Stephen Winner have also gained national and international recognition for authoring “The Silverado Story: A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear,” the award-winning book that chronicles the company’s success in raising the standard of care for individuals with memory-impairment around the world.

Silverado provides memory-care assisted living, in home care and hospice services through its 34 offices across five states, including California, Utah, Arizona, Texas and Illinois. For more information visit http://www.silveradosenior.com

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