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Losing Todd, A Mother's Journey

In Honor of 1LT Todd Weaver
KIA, Sep. 9, 2010
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Jeanne welcomes the opportunity to share her book and paintings at appropriate venues. Please contact her to discuss your event, venue or other idea for sharing the story. 




November 5: Speaking engagement to the Rufus Fairbanks Chapter of the DAR at a luncheon meeting which will be held at the Double Tree in Satellite Beach, FL.  

Memorial Day Weekend: Friday May 27 - Thursday, June 2. Exhibit of paintings: Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey at St. David 's by the Sea, 600 4th St. South, Cocoa Beach FL. Jeanne will be available with the paintings on Sunday after the 1015 service and on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30 from 10am - 2pm


May 24 - 26, six paintings from Losing Todd A Mother's Journey will be exhibited at the Melbourne City Hall and City Commissioner's Meeting. Jeanne and her husband Donn will be presented a proclamation honoring their son and his sacrifice along with their service in the Gold Star and Veteran communities. 


September 6 - September 13. The Veterans Museum, Merritt Island, FL located 400 S. Sykes Creek Prkwy. Jeanne will be present Monday - Saturday 11 am to 2 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 3 pm and on Patriot's Day 4 pm to closing. There will be a Gold Star Reception in the Museum on Patriots Day at 4:30 to 5:30 in the Museum. This will be followed by a Ceremony for Patriots Day outside at 5:30

Fall time (exact dates not yet set). Extended exhibit of the paintings, Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey at the Muscarelle Museum of Art on the campus of The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.  commemorating the life of 1LT Todd William Weaver ten years after he was killed at Kandahar, Afghanistan. POSTPONED TO TO CORONA VIRUS



Dec. 2 - 6: At the Orange County Convention Center. The Series of Paintings, "Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey will be exhibited at the  I-ITSEC (International Information Technology Information Show).  Artist, Author Jeanne Weaver, her husband, Todd's widow, Emma and daughter, Kiley will be present on Dec. 2. 

Memorial Day, May 27, 11:30, Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, 5525 U.S> Highway 1, Scottsmoor FL: Jeanne and Donn will be the Keynote speakers for the Memorial Day Event: America Responds. Jeanne will be reading from her book, Loosing Todd: A Mother's Journey.


June 12, 2018: Interview with Bill Muckler on The American Vision airs on TLBTV.

April 20, 2018: Navy Wives Club at the Tides, Patrick AFB, Florida. Speaking Engagement. 






December 15 & 16: 1LT Todd William Weaver Celebrity Golf Classic, Orlando, FL. Book Signing and Painting Exhibit with the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation. 


October 26, 27, 28, 2017: Book Signing and Exhibit of Paintings with the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation. Destin, FL. 


September 8- 9, 2017: 1LT Todd William Weaver Celebrity Golf Classic Orlando, FL (postponed due to Hurricane Irma)


July 27- July 30, 2017:  Annual conference of Compassionate Friends, Orlando, FL . Exhibition of the series of paintings. Books will be sold through the Centering Corporation at the event and signing of books will also be available. In partnership with my husband, Donn we will conduct a workshop pertaining to military loss. Jeanne will also participate in the Friday luncheon program. More information to follow. 


May 25 - May 29, 2017: 23rd Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, Arlington, Virginia. Series of Paintings will be exhibited. Books will be available at the Resource Center for purchase. Permission has been given to TAPS to use images of 4 paintings as cards which will also be available to purchase at the Resource Center.


March 7, 2017: Television Event. Orlando FL.


February 23, 2017: Jeanne will appear on the Open To Hope Radio Program at Thursday, February 23, 2017 at


January 28, 2017, 11 am to 2 pm: Jeanne will be speaking on Pride and Honor of Veterans at the Ladies Philoptochos Chapter of the Greek Church at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club during  their annual membership meeting and luncheon.  Five paintings from the series Losing Todd will be exhibited. She will also read a short excerpt from the book and sign books available for purchase. 


January 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm: Open To Hope Internet Radio interview with Heidi Horsley.




November 2, 2016: Veterans Prayer Breakfast, Hilton Rialto, Melbourne. Speaking Engagement and Book Promotion. A selection of paintings will be exhibited and Jeanne will sign books available for purchase.


Friday, October 21, 2016: 2:00-2:45. Survival Outreach Services. Speak to the Casualty Notification Officers/Casualty Assistant Officers, Orlando, FL. A selection of paintings will be exhibited and Jeanne will sign books available for purchase. 


October 15, 2016:  1:00 - 3:00 pm (Saturday) Homecoming Weekend. Book Signing at the William & Mary Bookstore, Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA.


September 27, 2016: Central Florida Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, Winterpark Civic Center, Exhibition and Speaking Engagement


September 25, 2016: The Open To Hope Show, Cable TV Interview with host Gloria Horseley. Manhattan, NYC. Airs Manhattan 9 pm. Time Warner ch #56 (TBA), Verizon ch #34 (TBA), Broadband #83 (TBA). Viewers may also  go  to to watch the show. Internet archive:

Episode # 84 of Open To Hope also on YouTube. 


May 30, 2016: Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, Merritt Island, FL. Narrative Reading


May 28, 2016: TAPS 22nd Annual National Military Survivor Seminar, Arlington, VA. Book Signing


May 14, 2016: Cape Canaveral VFW, Afghan/Iraq Rolling Wall Exhibit. Speaking Engagement


April 30, 2016: Military Author's Booksigning. Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, Merritt Island FL. Book Signing


February 5, 2016: William & Mary Charter Day. William & Mary Bookstore: Narrative Reading and Book Signing

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