April's General Meeting was lots of fun for a very good cause.
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Our featured speaker for April:
Dianne Ochiltree has been
writing books for children and
young adults for over 20 years. Her work has been published by major Her books have appeared in foreign
language and audio versions,
featured on ‘best of’ lists and
won national and regional awards, including three Florida Book Awards. She has also worked as a book reviewer, writing coach, creative writing workshop presenter
and freelance editor. She lives in Sarasota, Florida.
Her presentation at our April meeting featured “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Writing for Kids”. She is eager to share secrets from more than
20 years writing children’s literature.
The GFWC Woman's Club State President Sharon Carter Oliphant joined us for the general meeting this month. Her project for 2019-2020 is Operation Smile.
Sharon Alvarez, the GFWC Sun City Center Woman's Club, Inc. President built a smile tube which she took it to every event and meeting to collect cash donations.
Members couldn't be happier to donate money in our “Tube of Smiles”. To date $3,120.00 to has been donated by our members to help pay for 13 cleft lip and cleft palate procedures.
Our Home Life Committee collected 140 books and cash at our April meeting to purchase even more. These books will be donated to give to the grade schools in our area that serve the most needy of children. The picture above is the pirate--Angela M. trying to take books from the princess Virginia K.
Many of us dressed in the costumes of book characters
Dianne Ochiltree
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Click here for pictures of Arbor Day
New Members: Above Left, Shirley McCluskey Above Right, Mary Starrett