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Book Reviews


Media Outlet: Campus Career Counselor
Issue Description: The only national publication geared specifically to college and university career services professionals.
Overview: Publisher Peter Vogt reviews LMLL and offers his supportive recommendation to readers.
Link: Digital Link to the Book Review

Media Outlet: Blogger News
Description: Blogging is hot-hot-hot as the web’s newest form of news distribution. One of the hottest in the blog world is Blogger News with more than half a million hits per day. See what reporter Zach Freeman has to say about LMLL…….
Link: Digital Link to the Book Review

Media Outlet: MCDA Communique (Quarterly Newsletter)
Organization: Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA)
Description: Proving once again that it’s never too late to learn something new, editor Peter Vogt shares his powerful book review among the hundreds of career development professionals who are members of this statewide association.
Link: PDF of the Book Review

Media Outlet: The Harbinger-The Shawnee Mission East High School and Community Newspaper
Issue Description: This nationally recognized high school newspaper is geared specifically to students and the community supporting Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas.
Overview: Student blogger Vanessa Daves reviews Lunchmeat & Life Lessons and offers support to readers.
Link: Link to PDF of the Blog Post and Book Review

Television & Radio Interviews


Media Outlet: CBS News (National TV Network)
Program: The Early Show
Segment: “The Great American Vacation”
Description: Kansas City is known across the country as an outstanding BBQ town. And though everyone likes their own version of sweet, spicy or smoky BBQ sauces, one key ingredient is never in dispute: BBQ requires meat…….Bichelmeyer Meats! See what CBS News has to say about our family’s meat market in this digital version of their nationally televised news show!
Link: Kansas City Has Barbeque In Its Blood

Media Outlet:  NBC KSHB 41 TV
Show:  Kansas City Live
Description: Anchor Joel Nichols engages Mary in some of her book’s favorite stories and shared moments with her father.
Link: Watch the Interview

Media Outlet:  FOX 4 News TV/Kansas City
Headline:  “Hearts We Leave Behind”
Description: News anchor Nick Vasos chats with Mary about her memoir…..and her upcoming appearance benefiting the American Heart Association.
Link: Watch the Interview

Media Outlet:  CBS KCTV 5/Kansas City
Headline:  “The First Man Who Stole My Heart Was My Dad”
Description: Mary is interviewed on morning show “Better KC” to share the story behind her memoir and to invite viewers to attend “Hearts We Leave Behind.”
Link: Watch the Interview

Publication/Media Outlet: KSHB-TV, Chn. 41
“Kansas City Live” LIVE in-studio interview during “Book Nook” segment
Mary Lucas Interviewed by: Meredith Hoenes
Link: Watch the Video on YouTube

Media Outlet: 98.1 KUDL Morning Show
Description: Hosts Dan & Darcie Interview Mary B. Lucas, Author of “Lunchmeat & Life Lessons”
Link: Listen to the Interview

Media Outlet: KCTE/HotTalk 1510’s Eye on Small Business
Headline: “Host Kelly Scanlon Interviews Mary B. Lucas, Author of ‘Lunchmeat & Life Lessons’”
Link: Listen to the Interview

MARY LUCAS on Hot Talk-KCTE 1510 AM
Description: Listen as Mary chats about her new book, “Lunchmeat & Life Lessons” with Kansas City radio host, Jay Liebenguth.
Link: Listen to the Interview

Media Outlet: KILJ-FM Radio
Market: Quad Cities, Iowa
Description: This morning show in the Quad Cities area was really enjoyable. This city welcomed me warmly during my summer book tour and came out in droves to the local Border’s bookstore. Listen in!
Link: Listen to the Interview

Media Outlet: KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City’s Station for NPR News)
(One hour broadcast- Mary Lucas Second Half Hour)
Program: The Walt Bodine Show, featuring Food Critics First Half and Mary Lucas, Author Second Half Hour
Link: Listen to the Interview

Articles


Media Outlet:  The Kansas City Star
Headline:  “Bichelmeyer Meats’ success lies in its ‘come back sauce’”
Description: BBQ “Hall of Flamer” and nationally recognized expert Ardie Davis writes about our family business, Bichelmeyer Meats, by creatively referring to Dad’s Comeback Sauce as its “Success X-Factor.”
Link: Read the Article

Media Outlet:  The Kansas City Kansan
Headline:  “KCKCC Staff Uses Spring Break for Personal Development”
Description: More than 100 Kansas City Kansas Community College staff members were treated to life skills and lifetime lessons in an inspirational hour-long Staff Senate program presented by Mary.
Link: Read the Article

Media Outlet:  Fielding Graduate University Student Newsletter
Headline:  “The Dance of Plans and Chance”
Description: Mary was asked to write an article for the Fielding Graduate University Newsletter. As a graduate of Fielding’s Evidence Based Coaching Certification Program she shares her views on the value of a coaching approach in a corporate setting.
Link: PDF of the Article

Media Outlet:  Recruitment International Magazine
Headline:  “From Recruiter To Best Selling Business Author – Why You Need Some Comeback Sauce In Your Life!”
Description:  Mary’s presentation to the World Employment Conference in London drew high praise from the global staffing community, and was featured as the cover article in this prestigious industry magazine.
Link: PDF of the Article

Media Outlet:  Her Life Magazine
Headline:  “Her Life Spotlight:  Mary B. Lucas”
Description:  This slick, four color magazine does a great job of keeping women connected.  In this two page feature, writer Ann Butenas and photographer Kami Brady do an amazing job of connecting my father’s wisdom with their readers.
Link: PDF of the Article

Media Outlet: The Leaven
Headline: “A Butcher’s Wisdom: Local Butcher Gives Sage Advice”
Link: PDF of the Article

Media Outlet: The Kansas City Star
Medium: Daily Newspaper
Description: The Business Editor of this major market newspaper asked us to submit a guest column to inspire Kansas City readers. It even included my byline! Click below to read the digital version.
Link: PDF of the KC Star Article

Publication/Media Outlet: “Her Blurb” on Lunchmeat & Life Lessons
It’s All About Her: Inside Scoop for KC Women Electronic Newsletter
Link: Digital Link to Article

Media Outlet: Lawrence Journal World
Headline: “Butcher’s Daughter Creates Memoir of Dad’s Wisdom”
Market: Lawrence KS
Description: This college town just 40 minutes outside KC interviewed me for their daily newspaper. Once this was published, the story took off like a Kansas prairie fire and was picked up in about a dozen other small towns across the state!
Link: Digital Link to the Article

Media Outlet: Urner Barry’s 2007 Executive Conference & Marketing Seminar
Description: Mary is sharing center stage with U.S. Senator Jim Talent
(R-MO) during this national industry forum. Talent has been a long time advocate for farmers, ranchers and the meat processing industry — a leading voice for Butcher’s across the country.
Link: Digital Link