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"Katie is a masterful storyteller!"
Steve Dalbec, Front Range Toastmasters and Home Video Studio
"Thank you so much for your presentation. It was absolutely wonderful. You are great."
Dixie Kilborn, The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall
"The ladies truly enjoyed your presentation. The hanky gifts were such a nice surprise."
Katherine Svoboda, Shenandoah Garden Club
"In her presentation, Katie covers how to care for the historical linen treasures women may find tucked in drawers, family Bibles and at second-hand stores.”
Barbara Ford, High Timber Times
"If someone told me a month ago that I would enjoy a program on hankies so much that I would write and thank the presenter, I would have doubted their sanity. Thanks to Katie I am a smarter woman and have a new appreciation of how hankies tell our history!”
Marcia Davis, American Cancer Society, Great West Division
“The members of my P.E.O. chapter absolutely loved Katie’s program, and the opportunity to take home a hanky was ‘icing on the cake’.”
Bettie Wright, Chapter GB, P.E.O.
“This was so fun and entertaining. It was like opening a time capsule.”
Rosalind Rogers, Peak Learning Systems
“I had no idea how much hankies could be worth.”
Saundra Hurst, Lancôme Beauty Consultant
“I loved hearing stories about my mother’s hankies.”
Lewis Phillips, Vocational Expert
“It’s amazing the stories that hankies tell!”
Annette Snodgrass, Natural Light Photography
“I never guessed that the handkerchief that I carry in my pocket has such an interesting history and so many interesting stories.”
Joe Dix, Cleeton-Dix & Associates
“Katie has a special talent for keeping everyone’s attention. She is delightful.”
Debi Knight, Knight Design Studio
“Katie’s got the scope on hankies. It’s fascinating to image the history in these little pieces of cloth.”
Paula Hutman-Thomas, Historic Fashion and Folk Art
“Katie’s ‘History of the Hanky’ was delightful – a perfect antidote to the world of iPods and cell phones. Hers was a charming presentation that enhanced a lovely summer afternoon.”
Lee Renfrow, Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
“Presenters are most successful when they are passionate about their subject, and Katie proved that with her research and enthusiasm.”
Linda Chandler, Fort Lupton Library
“I am still getting raves about Katie’s presentation!”
Kay Michaelson, Westminster Historical Society
“Katie’s success is in her sparkle!”
Karen Verdier, Mountain Resource Center
“Katie inspired me to open the box of hankies I have accumulated over the years and start using them. I am going to follow her example and start giving them to friends.”
Kathie Burson, Chapter GB, P.E.O.