Talako Publishing, founded 2008
Talako Publishing is a family owned and operated company.
Our mission is simple: To support healing and recovery from unwanted thoughts and destructive behaviors. We accomplish this by providing quality books at an affordable price that inspire hope, are proven to be effective and include methods easily applied to one’s life.
We address important issues such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Alcoholism/Addictions, Sexual Trauma/Abuse, and more. We donate books each month to homeless, low income individuals and those in recovery programs. Additionally, we conduct entertaining/educational talks and workshops.
We are a Christian family. Many members are Veterans who have proudly served the United States of America for generations with loyalty, pride and dedication. The following are a few of the Veterans in our family:
WWI Alfano,Ralph U.S. Army
WWI Bickle,Scott U.S. Army
WWII Angerson Sr., Michael U.S. Army
WWII Barber, Joseph U.S. Army
WWII Bickle, J.A. U.S. Army/U.S. Navy, Purple Heart Recipient (Guadalcanal)
WWII Bickle, Bob U.S. Navy
WWII Bickle, Catherine “Kitty” Bickle, Civil Air Patrol Pilot (beginning at age 17)
WWII Cina, Dominick U.S. Navy
WWII Green, Arthur, U.S. Army, Purple Heart Recipient
WWII Green, James U.S. Army
WWII Green, Lee U.S. Navy
WWII Green, Luke U.S. Army
WWII Green, Robert U.S. Army
WWII Manno, Bruno U.S. Air Force
WWII Manno, Joseph U.S. Air Force
WWII Manno, Samuel U.S. Army
WWII Mendola Sr., Frank U.S. Air Force
WWII Radlinsky Sr., Raymond U.S. Army
Vietnam – Desert Storm Cina, John U.S. Air Force
Vietnam Green, Wesley U.S. Army
Cold War Bickle, Georganne AZANG/U.S. Air Force/U.S. Navy (Author)
Cold War Green Jr., Luther U.S. Army
Iraq – Present Green, Robert (Bobby) U.S. Army/Army National Guard
Georganne Bickle is the author of “A Guide to Life’s Challenges – Book I” (2017), “Dear Men, What I really wanted to say…” (2014), “AFFIRMATIONS: For Every Area of Life” (2013), “A Good Brain Washing” (2012) and “Dear Men: A True Story” (2008).
She is a Native Phoenician and a veteran of the AZ Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy with Honorable Discharges from all three branches. Her heritage includes Italian, German, and Choctaw with current membership in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She graduated from Phoenix College with an Associate of Arts Degree in 2008 and Regent University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2012.
Her background includes over twenty-five years as a volunteer mentor with people in recovery, as well as current sobriety of more than twenty-two years. Her public appearance experience includes speaking and conducting workshops for 12 Step Recovery Programs, Conferences on Domestic Violence, Professional Women’s Groups, other professional and private organizations.
She has successfully learned to manage and/or overcome: PTSD, Bipolar, Military and Civilian Sexual Traumas and Alcoholism. Her past volunteer experience included children’s clubs and social activities. Her current volunteer experience includes working with a variety of veteran and women’s organizations. She is a current member of a local church, a state director for a national military women’s organization, and a unit president of local women’s military organization.