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Friends of the Lake Helen Library plan Florida Authors Book Fair March 9
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Posted: 2013 Mar 08 - 06:05

Twenty-six authors and illustrators will sign, sell and discuss their books at the 18th Florida Authors Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Hopkins Hall, 192 Connecticut Ave., Lake Helen.

Authors and illustrators include:

oLouise Ball Caccamise - DeLand history

oBarbara Cameron - Christian romance

oThomas Cavanagh, Florida Gold Medal winner - Crime fiction

oDaya Devi-Doolin and Chris Doolin - Self-esteem

o Andre Frattino - Sequential artist and paranormal adventure

oSandra Friend - Florida: hiking, travel

oBeverly Hanson - Spirituality

oFredric M. Hitt - Timucuan Indian historical fiction

oJennifer Houdeshell - Fine art and illustration

oJonathon King, Florida Bronze Medal winner - Florida historical novels, crime fiction

oJudy Lindquist - St. Augustine historical fiction

oConnie Mann - Romance, parenting

oDon Nedobeck - Artist and musician

oElizabeth Janie Owens - Spirituality, mystery, Cassadaga history

oDevon Pearse - Semi-autobiographical fiction

oJim Robison - Florida history: Images of America books

Mary Jane Ryals, Florida Bronze Medal winner - Young adult: coming of age

oWilliam Ryan - Old Florida historical

oEnid Shomer, Florida Gold Medal winner - Fiction and poetry

oBrenda Star - Illustrator, artist

oAnn Creal Taylor - Florida historical fiction

o Chris Coad Taylor - Fiction: women's mystery

oLowell Teal - Florida historical fiction: life lessons

oLucy Beebe Tobias - Florida nature walks, gardening

oChris Tozier - Young adult fantasy, illustrator

oSandra Walters - Florida current events

The book fair is free and open to the public. A percentage of sales will be donated to the Friends of the Lake Helen Public Library. For information, call (386) 228-1152.

Curator will discuss Bluemner exhibit

Dr. Susanne Eules, curator of Stetson University's Hand Art Center, will present a public lecture about the Oscar Bluemner exhibition.

Her talk on "Jerichow" will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in Room 25 of the Instructional Media Center of the DuPont-Ball Library, 134 E. Minnesota Ave., DeLand.

For more information, call (386) 822-7270.

Panel will focus on Volusia County's women leaders and creativity

MAC DeLand and the Florida Museum for Women Artists will host an afternoon tea and panel discussion honoring the contributions of Volusia County's women leaders on Sunday, March 10.

Titled "Women Making History: How to Cultivate a Creative Community," the panel will feature successful female business leaders and creative professionals.

Moderated by corporate consultant Inez Bracy, the discussion coincides with Women's History month, an international celebration of women's contributions to events in history and contemporary society.

Panelists include Dale Arrington, DeLand assistant city manager; Crystal Romanyszyn, executive director of Florida Museum of Women Artists; Dr. Deborah Goldring, a marketing professor at Stetson University; Angela Cameron Daniels, Ocean Center marketing director; Susan Ward, founder and president ITECS Innovative Consulting; and Candace Lankford, Volusia County School Board member.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Florida Museum of Women Artists in DeLand.

The panel discussion will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the museum, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Tickets are $20 or $5 for students.

The event will be videotaped for broadcast at a later date. Advance tickets are available online at: macdeland.com or at floridamuseumforwomenartists.org.

MAC DeLand is a cultural arts committee within the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce.

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