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Teresa Tomeo will speak at Baraga Radio Fundraiser
Baraga Broadcasting, Catholic radio for Northern Michigan, has invited Teresa Tomeo to speak at its 3rd annual Spring Fundraiser, Friday, May 6, 2011, at Treetops Resort Conference Center in Gaylord.
Teresa Tomeo is an author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and motivational speaker with nearly 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper.
In the year 2000, Teresa left the secular media to start her own speaking and communications company. You may remember Teresa from her days in the Detroit media, especially her awarding winning radio work and her many years on WXYZ-TV and Channel 50.
Teresas daily morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, and now heard on over 150 Catholic stations nationwide including Baraga Broadcasting here in the Gaylord diocese. Her talk show is also carried on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio.
Teresa is a columnist and special correspondent for the national Catholic newspaper, Our Sunday Visitor. She appears frequently on EWTN Catholic Television. Teresa has also been featured on The OReilly Factor and Fox News.
In 2008 Teresa was chosen as one of 250 delegates from around the world to attend the Vatican Womens Congress held in Rome marking the 20th Anniversary of John Paul the Seconds Letter entitled On the Dignity and Vocation of Women.
As a speaker Teresa travels around the country addressing media awareness and activism, as well as sharing her reversion to the Catholic Church. Her first book, NoiseHow Our Media Saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families, published by Ascension Press is a Catholic best-seller and now in its second printing. Her other books include, Newsflash! My Surprising Journey from Secular Anchor to Media Evangelist, as well as All Things Girl and All Things Guy for tween girls and boys focusing on modesty and chastity.
You may listen to Teresa Tomeo's talk show Catholic Connections each morning 8-10 a.m. on Baraga Broadcasting, FM: 90.9, 92.1 or 95.1., AM 940, or on the web.
For more information about Baraga Broadcastings Spring dinner call 231.238.0811 during business hours to request a brochure. Price is $50 per person, and the dinner includes Medallions of Beef & Whitefish, salad, rolls, cheesecake, as well as coffee, tea or lemonade.