Look soon in your mailbox for a lovely and detailed invitation to the forthcoming annual two-part BOND Book Author Event to be held on Tuesday evening including dinner, August 23, and Wednesday, August 24, morning through lunch.
Once again Chair Nettie Nabedrick and her enthusiastic literary researchers have selected five local authors with a range of interests to address BOND members and guests about their most recent works.
Book Author is BOND's major fundraising event. Here are more details:
*Tuesday, August 23rd at 5:00 pm at Beth El Synagogue.
Tuesday authors are:
William Swanson: Stolen from the Garden: the Kidnapping of Virginia Piper
Former Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak: Pothole Confidential
Tuesday night is our donor event which includes a buffet dinner. Cost for this event begins at $135 and includes the Wednesday program and lunch and a guest for Tuesday night. Your invitation describes the other significant donor opportunities.
*Wednesday, August 24th at 9:30 am at Oak Ridge Country Club, including coffee and lunch.
Wednesday authors are:
William Andrews: Daughters of the Dragon: A Comfort Woman's Story
Brian Freeman: The Cold Nowhere
Roxanne Battle: Pockets of Joy
Wednesday's cost is $55, including coffee and delicious rolls followed by luncheon after the program.
Invitations will be arriving right after July 4th. If you have questions call Nettie.
Tuesday and Wednesday, representatives of Garrison Keillor's bookstore, Common Good Books, will be selling books by our guest authors, and the authors will be autographing their books.
"We welcome our members and their friends and family, says Nettie. "Our committee is working hard to make this event the best ever!"
“I would be happy to answer any questions,” Nettie says. “Call me at 952-546-6970. Thank you so much and I look forward to seeing you soon.”