CCWC Hosts Dr. Susan McManus-Noted Political Analyst
Ann Crum, second from left, new incoming president of the GFWC Clearwater Community Woman’s Club is ready to race into a new year with members of her board (Left to Right) Ruth Henderson, Esther Miseroy and Phyllis Spaulding.
CLEARWATER - Newly elected club president, Ann Crum, of the GFWC Clearwater Community Woman’s Club announced that the Public Affairs Department will be hosting Dr. Susan McManus; University of South Florida distinguished professor of government and international studies, at their monthly meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October 21, at the Clearwater Main Library at 100 Osceola Street in downtown Clearwater. McManus is an off-quoted political analyst for the local NBC affiliate-WFLA-TV. The topic of her presentation will be “2008 Election Issues.” An official from the local Elections Office will also be on hand before the meeting to demonstrate the new voting machines to members and their guests.
The club is also planning for the 16th Annual “An Evening with the Author.” Ruth Henderson, event chair, states that the featured author for this year’s event will be award-winning writer, lecturer and television commentator Robert N. Macomber.
The American Library Association recently presented Macomber with the highest national literary honor: the 2008 W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction, along with the endowment's check for $5,000 in prize money, for the latest novel in the Honor Series: A DIFFERENT KIND OF HONOR. The event will be held on Friday, November 21, at the Clearwater Main Library. Complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and door prizes are included in the $20 donation. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Clearwater Library Foundation.
Founded in 1971 the club has served the needs of the community for 37 years volunteering hundreds of hours and raising thousands of dollars for area non-profit organizations. For further information on the club or these events visit the club web site at www.clearwatercwc.org
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