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Marilyn R. Beverley
Marilyn works as a keynote
speaker, workshop presenter, board facilitator, training consultant and author. Her
work has taken her internationally; she has been a presenter across the United States, with the American Hospital
Association, the National Council on Aging, St. Clair Community College, the University of Kentucky, United Way, the National
Association of Insurance Women, the Michigan Non-Profit Association and many other organizations. Marilyn and her husband relocated to the Port Huron,
MI area in December of 2004. Marilyn served
as President of the Board of Trustees of the Munising Memorial Hospital, serving on the board for
over 13 years. She served on the Upper Peninsula Board of Directors of the Michigan
Association of Healthcare Advocates (MAHA), serving in various positions including President of that District. Marilyn has served on the MAHA (www.mahaonline.org) board for seven years, including serving as its President in 2002-2003, while
also serving on the corporate board of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (www.mha.org) during that time. MAHA is an organization with over 30,000 members.
is currently a lifetime member of the Port Huron Auxiliary, and has worked on the Port Huron Foundation Committee
for the Festival of Trees as Chairman of Sponsors and served as President of the Port Huron Hospital Auxiliary. Marilyn worked in the insurance industry for over eleven years. She
served on the Michigan State Council of the National Association of Insurance Professionals, being instrumental in the charter
of the district of the Upper Peninsula Insurance Professionals. She served on
the Board of Directors of the Alger County Historical Society in several different positions, including working as Gift Shop
Chairman, and as a member of the display committee. Marilyn has worked with the
EAA – Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
as a volunteer, and currently as Vice Chairman of the EAA Activity Center, www.eaa.org.
Marilyn served as Co-Chairman of the “Betty Kearns Little Black Dress Event”. A fundraising event was started by the Kearns family in memory of their
mother, Betty Kerns. This is a joint event with Port Huron Hospital Auxiliary
and St. Joseph Mercy
Hospital which raised funds close to $20,000 last year that were donated
to both hospitals for the women’s cancer programs in each hospital. Approximately
400 women attend this event. 2012 will be the 6th Annual Betty Kearns Little Black Dress Event.
Marilyn served as Executive Assistant to Reverend Elvis Eben Baffour with Calvary
Charismatic Centre having churches based in Chicago, New York, Gaithersburg,
MD and Ghana, West Africa.
also works as an independent missionary to Jamaica and Ghana, West Africa. She has published two books
about her work experience, "Jesus in Jamaica...Blessed Love" and "Miss
Missy of Jamaica". Both are available through www.amazon.com, and www.barnesandnoble.com.
is a native of Owingsville, Kentucky and has been appointed
Kentucky Colonel, www.kycolonels.org “Honorable Marilyn R. Beverley” by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for her outstanding
service as an ambassador of good will and fellowship for her contributions to community, state, nation and the world. She and her husband, Leonard, have been married for 38 years. They have one son by birth, Len Jr., who resides in Kentucky
with his bride, Kelley.
Marilyn and her husband have “adopted” children all over the world: Her God-Daughers are: Tashae "Miss Missy" Morrison, Trelawny, Jamaica, West Indies, and Bethany Rutena Angus, Barret Town, Jamaica West
Indies; Her God-Son: Edwin Eben-Baffour of Gaithersburg, MD; Pastor Jessica Osei of Ghana, West AFrica; Pastor TJ
Odavor and family, minister in Imus Philippines; Alex Gyabaah of Sunyani, Ghana, West Africa; Michael Kilyagana of Uganda,
Marilyn has started a new venture with a
dear friend, Beth Ward. They own an operate "Baked Heaven" a home-based, bake shop specilizing in cake pops, mini-cheesecakes,
cheesecakes, pies, cupcakes and more.
In her spare time some of her favorite things
are spending time with her soul mate and gift from God, her husband, Leonard; spending time with her son and daughter-in-love,
spending time with her “children” in Jamaica and Ghana, West Africa; and spending time with the “bright
spot” in life when she is home, her eight year old Black Lab, “Grace”.
She loves public speaking, advocating for a worthy cause, reading, and meeting new people.
Her mission in life is to encourage others to follow
the passion within their heart to make a difference in the world in which they live, realizing what a difference one person
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