The Rend Lake College Coffee Shop will host a family get-together
Saturday, December 20, when two local authors hold a joint book-signing
opportunity for their most recent efforts.
Bonnie residents T.J. Howard and his sister, Shirley Howard Roney, will
be available that day from noon until 2 p.m. at the Rend Lake College
MarketPlace in Mt. Vernon, just north of the Holiday Inn on Potomac
T.J. Howard’s newest publication, "Watching Over Rains," has just come
out in time for the holiday season. The book is a biography of World
War II veteran Cecil Rains. Howard, a graduate of Rend Lake College,
also will have copies of a previous publication, "How Far is Heaven?"
available for purchase.
Shirley Howard Roney will be signing copies of her latest book, “The
Helmet," a fictional piece that also has just been released in recent
In addition to Saturday’s book-signing, Manager Cindy Hoard has
announced the availability of made-to-order Gift Baskets through the RLC
Coffee Shop. Gift Baskets in all sizes and price ranges can be
assembled -- ready for pick-up later the same day -- featuring Brevé
Specialty Coffees, The Republic of Tea, Lake Champlain Chocolates, The
Regal Frog Soap Company and/or RLC Coffee Shop and RLC Golf Outlet Gift
Rend Lake College employee (Child Care Resource and Referral) Trinda
Heitmeyer makes fancy, fragrance soaps under The Regal Frog Soap Company