Calendar

April Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Program: Joan Lappin writes a widely read financial column for the Thursday Sarasota Herald Tribune. Joan is a CFA who has enjoyed a long and storied Wall Street career that began in 1965. She spent 15 years as an analyst before she began managing pension portfolios at Manufacturer’s Hanover in 1980. She earned an MBA in financial accounting at NYU. Her firm has been heralded for investment excellence in the WSJ, NY Times, Business Week, Barron’s, and many other publications, as well as by Fox Business, CNBCj, and Bloomberg. Joan holds a 100 ton USCG Captain’s license and will be the Vice Commander of the Venice CG Auxiliary Flotilla in 2019. She is a serious photographer whose work has appeared in group shows in NYC, Woodstock NY, and in Sarasota For the meeting, Louise Titchener will interview Joan about Amazon, which should generate a good discussion.

Southwest Florida Writers Conference
The Hudson Comes to the Peace
Cultural Center of Port Charlotte
2280 Aaron St,
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
April 13, 2019

Learn more at: http://southwestfloridawritersconference.com/

May Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Speaker: Jan Eberle Schaberg. Jan will discuss book trailers as promotional instruments for authors and show us one of her own.

June Chapter Meeting – NO MEETING

July Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This will be a planning meeting for the coming year.

August Chapter Meeting – NO MEETING

September: Agatha Christie’s Birthday
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Celebration and library panel; more details TBA.

October Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Speaker: Leslie Glass, author of the April Woo suspense novels.

November Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Speaker: Terri Lynn Thomas writes historical mysteries and is published by HQ Digital. Her first novel, The Secret Woman, made the USA Bestseller list.

December Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Program: Charity TBA.

January Chapter Meeting
Library: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room
100 Coburn Rd, Sarasota, FL
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Program: Jeanne D. Corcoran, Director of the Sarasota County Film and Entertainment Office, will talk to us about her involvement in the movie business and pitching.