- Author, Newspaper Columnist: A Walk Down Memory Lane
- Motivational engagements: Highlighting courage, determination, & personal strength
- Christmas Tree Ship!: The most storied shipwrek of the Great Lakes
- Old-Fashioned Christmas: A nostalgic peek into Christmas past
- World War I Christmas Miracle: Peace prevails over war, Christmas 1914
- Stories behind our most loved Christmas hymns and Carols
- The Endurance: A Jaw-dropping true story
Rochelle Pennington is an award-winning newspaper columnist and bestselling author of ten books including:
Highlighted in Yellow (four languages),
Christmas Gifts: Ten of the Greatest Ever Given
The Historic Christmas Tree Ship (as featured on national television),
An Old-Fashioned Christmas
Her work has been included in multiple bestselling series over the past two decades.
Pennington has worked on providing story and quotation recommendations to several of the publishing industry’s most noted authors.
Pennington is both a lively storyteller and an entertaining lecturer.
Her popularity as a presenter to schools, libraries, historical societies, corporations, and civic organizations is evidenced by the many invitations she receives to return and speak on further topics, ranging from history’s most memorable stories, complete with fascinating trivia, to motivational engagements highlighting courage, determination, and personal strength.
She expertly weaves the perfect balance of humor, charm, and riveting facts into her captivating performances which focus on “the best of humanity.”
Audience members depart with inspiration to apply the principles presented to their own lives.
Pennington spoke to a sold-out audience of 450 members of the distinguished Town Hall Lecture Series and will be providing her program to 700 members of the Downriver Lecture Series.
“Ms. Pennington’s presentation on Sir Ernest Shackleton was motivating, uplifting, and inspiring to my managers. Her program was exactly what my associates needed to drive positive business results while working within tough economic spending times. Her presentation was perfect! The biggest take away from my entire team was:
Attitude really is everything. It isn’t ‘Mission Impossible,’ but rather MISSION POSSIBLE!”
“Rochelle Pennington delivered her inspirational Endurance program to our employees. Everyone who participated said her delivery was absolutely outstanding—a WOW!
Her message complemented our own message—Whatever it Takes! Rochelle is a wonderful speaker and this was a speech none of us will ever forget. Highly recommended!”
Books by Rochelle Pennington
- The Endurance
- Christmas Gifts
- An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Tinsel, Gingerbread Men and Raggedy Ann
- WWI Christmas Miracle
- Christmas Tree Ship!
- Believe in Yourself