Event Recaps

Event Recaps


Laura Klynstra of Lansing has created the covers for bestsellers by authors like novelist Jodi Picoult, Michigan’s own Mitch Albom and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi. She has designed books for HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and other major publishing houses. She gave up her Times Square cubicle in New York City to return home to mid-Michigan where she works fulltime designing book covers and illustrating book interiors.


Breakfast with Frank Kelley

In May 2016 the Friends hosted a “Breakfast with Frank Kelley” featuring Former State Attorney General, Frank Kelley. Mr. Kelley spoke about his years in office and the challenges he faced, as well as the state, national and international personalities he met while in office as Michigan’s longest-serving Attorney General. Mr. Kelley signed copies of his memoir, “The People’s Lawyer”.

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