March 7, 2012
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NATIONALLY SYNDICATED ADVICE COLUMNIST AMY DICKINSON
TO SPEAK AT VITERBO UNIVERSITY MARCH 29
CROSSE, Wis. – Nationally syndicated advice columnist Amy Dickinson will
present “Second Chances, Fresh Starts, and New Beginnings: Embracing the Fine
Art of the Do-Over” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in the Viterbo University Fine
Arts Center Main Theatre.
writes the popular column “Ask Amy” for the Chicago
Tribune, which is syndicated in over 150 newspapers, including the La Crosse Tribune, and is read by an
estimated 22 million people each day. She joined the Chicago Tribune in 2003 as the paper’s signature advice columnist,
succeeding the legendary Ann Landers.
presentation will include stories and insights learned from her life and her
advice column. Dickinson is a regular panelist on National Public Radio’s
comedy quiz show, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell
Me, which is broadcast on 400 radio stations nationwide. She is also the
author of the best selling memoir The
Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Story of Surprising Second Chances, a
chronicle of her experiences and misadventures as a single mother to her daughter
Emily. She has appeared on NBC’s The
Today Show, NPR’s Talk of the Nation,
and CNN’s American Morning.
popular and prominent speaker, Dickinson shares inspiring and comedic stories
of her adventures and misadventures to groups across the country. She was born
and raised on a dairy farm in Freeville, N.Y., population 454, on land where her
family has lived since the Revolutionary War. A graduate of Georgetown
University, Dickinson lived in New York, London, Washington, D.C., and Chicago
before moving back to her hometown where she married a local contractor she has
known since childhood. She is the mother to five daughters.
This presentation is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and
the doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The event is part of the D.B. Reinhart
Institute of Ethics in Leadership’s Spring Lecture Series and is co-sponsored
by the La Crosse Tribune. For a complete schedule, visit www.viterbo.edu/ethics.