“Literacy Matters” Luncheon with Susan McCorkindale – April 29

DWC’s Annual Spring Luncheon “Literacy Matters” was a delightful gathering of members and friends!

Spring was in the air, facilitated by the gorgeous flower arrangements courtesy of Flower Gallery of Manassas. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and the opportunity to interact with representatives from our many community outreaches.

Guest speaker and author Susan McCorkindale had the audience in the palm of her hand, charming them with her wit and humor.

The raffle and silent auction items kept guests busy up to the last minute to bid; the wine pull was a sellout!

Literacy Matters Author luncheon

The Wine Pull was a great success!

Ms. McCorkindale signed copies of her books as the guests collected their winnings and take-away bags containing…(what else?) a book!

Missed the Annual Spring Luncheon 2017? No worries…look for our major fundraising event again next year in April.

About Susan McCorkindale

Susan McCorkindale was born and raised in the Garden State. She loves Bruce Springsteen, the New York Giants, and the Jersey shore. A graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, Susan spent five long, hard minutes pursuing an acting career before making a detour into marketing. She has held top spots at Family Circle and Popular Science magazines, and today is the editor of SHE! Magazine and an occasional contributor to The Huffington Post.

Susan is also the author of two memoirs. The first, Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl, is the laugh out loud true tale of her move from the suburbs to the sticks. The second, 500 Acres and No Place to Hide: More Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl, is her charming, poignant, and uproarious follow-up.

The mother of two terrific young men, Susan spends her free time drinking wine with her friends, scouring Pinterest for thought provoking Jen Sincero quotes, speed walking, and reading.

Literacy Matters Author luncheon Susan McCorkindale

Author Susan McCorkindale speaking from the heart.

Literacy Matters Author luncheon

Luncheon co-chair Linda Turnau announces raffle winners, assisted by her granddaughter Hayley Turnau.

Literacy Matters Author luncheon

Spring themed tables in a beautiful setting.


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