Maine Media Women showcase own

Jan 22, 2013

Thomaston — Beatrix Potter, creativity and career transitions will be in the spotlight at the Saturday, Feb. 2, meeting of Maine Media Women, the second of the group’s annual Member Showcase meetings. Speakers will be Emily Lattimore, Carol Jaeger and Nancy Jean.

MMW meetings begin at 9:15 a.m. with coffee and networking, with program beginning at 10 a.m. This month’s meeting will be at the American Legion Hall, behind the downtown business block.

A Rockland poet, artist and Life Member of MMW, Lattimore will read from Beatrix Potter’s “Roly Poly Pudding” and discuss how childhood stories influence their readers into adulthood. Jaeger, a resident of Round Pond and owner of Salt Bay Art Supply in Damariscotta, will talk about her life-changing career transitions as an employee of Kodak. Jean, a writer who lives in Bristol, will discuss the value of doing creative work, even if one does not consider one’s self an artist or author.

Guests are always welcome at MMW meetings. Suggested donations are $5, $3 for members. For more information, visit mainemediawomen.org or the organization’s Facebook page; or contact MMW President Genie Dailey at finepoints1@aol.com or 549-5518.

Maine Media Women is a 60-year-old nonprofit organization whose members include writers, artists, photographers, graphic designers, editors and publishers, web site designers, advertising and marketing professionals and specialists in broadcast, print and electronic media.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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