Saturday, April 9, 2011

March Meeting Notes

Just putting down a few things from our last meeting

1.  Cathie Beck's wine was wonderful and yes I did give Gene that last little sip to empty the bottle (saved the label for our scrapbook too) Cathie Beck's Website

2.  I have invited both M L Malcolm and Kathryn Casey to visit in July/August as determined by their calendars and haven't gotten dates yet.  ML definitely wants to come however she is moving from California to Washington DC in mid-June.  Kathryn is looking at her calendar also.M L Malcolm's website      Kathryn Casey's website

3.  I have tried to contact by email the Literacy Council about volunteering to help with Boogie for Books on Sat May 21 from 3 pm to 10 pm.  No response yet.  ALLISON, COULD YOU TALK WITH TOMMEKA PLEASE?

Literacy Council

4.  APRIL 27 - Neil White author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts will SKYPE  Neil White's Website

5.  May 25  - David Valdes Greenwood , author of The Rhinestone Sisterhood, will SKYPE,  Also may have some Festival Queens as guests.David Greenwood's Website

6  June  29 Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms, our June selection will be out of the country and unable to SKYPE or call-in.  Will answer any written questions by email in advance though and sign bookplates.  Mark Childress's Website

7.  July/Aug meeting dates may change depending on calendars of Kathryn Casey and M L Malcolm

8.  April 11  Val will be hosting the mountain music of Scenic Roots from 11:30 to 1 pm ,  I plan on going to hear them, how about you?  Stellar Beans Home Page

9.  Our purchases commissions is at $91 , maybe we'll make $100 for this year! Remember you can order other things besides books by clicking on our Amazon banner on our website

Anything I've forgotten?  Let me know!

Happy Reading!