Local Author Receives Prestigious Award
MernaLyn will be giving her acceptance speech in Beverly Hills, California to be followed by a West Coast Tour where she is scheduled for speaking engagements from San Diego to San Francisco and Las Vegas.
MernaLyn has been a guest on ABC and FOX -TV News; national and international radio shows, most recently Bloomberg Radio with an audience of 18.5 million listeners and a recent article in the Jewish News. MernaLyn was a featured author at New York’s Book Expo and will be featured at this year’s 61st Annual JCC Book Fair.
MernaLyn is an enlightening, intelligent, articulate speaker with a charismatic personality.
As a former professional international model; a lead Shakespearean actress at The Globe Theatre with a recurring role on an ABC prime time sitcom, and the P.R. Bunny for Playboy International, MernaLyn has an exciting and eclectic background. She was a research assistant at Wayne State University’s Medical School Psychology Department and has lectured to hundreds of young people from The Boy Scouts of America to The Twenty-First Century Club about nutrition and personal certitude.
Through her humanitarian efforts, MernaLyn has recently been named the Alzheimer Association’s Ambassador with her tireless dedication over the past decade in getting legislation passed and raising community awareness of this pervasive disease. She donates a generous percentage of the proceeds from every book sold at book signings to the Alzheimer’s Association.