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About Marilyn R. Beverley
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. Marilyn
also served on the Southeast District Board of MAHA 2014-2017, serving as President Elect, President and Counselor of that
District and representing SED on the MAHA State Board.
Marilyn is currently Volunteer Coordinator at Munising Memorial Hospital in Munising, Michigan.
Marilyn served as a lifetime member of the Port Huron Auxiliary from 2004 - 2017 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,
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,
She 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.
She 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, East Africa.
Marilyn also owned and operated
"Baked Heaven" a home-based, bake shop specilizing in cake pops, mini-cheesecakes, cheesecakes, pies, cupcakes and more, with
a dear friend, Beth Ward.
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-law and grandson, 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 one year old Black Lab, “Hope”. She loves public speaking, advocating for a worthy cause, reading, and meeting new
people. Marilyn and her husband recently returned to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and make their home in Au Train, Michigan
on the shores of Lake Superior at "The Promised Land - Grace's Camp and Hope's Home" - Named after her beloved black Lab -
Grace, who was her bright spot for 12 years and her new black Lab - Hope.
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 can make.
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