SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
Welcomes three SSWW Members as our
Social Media Panelists
Cindy Kibbe, Hayley Rose, Courtney Schrauben
WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting
WHEN: Wed DEC 18th 5:30 pm – See PayPal info below*
WHERE: Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
WHY: Mission: The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers gives members access to events of interest, a format for exchanging ideas, an opportunity to network with other women writers and authors, an alliance with professionals relating to writing, publishing, and marketing of books, and camaraderie and support.
SPEAKERS – SOCIAL MEDIA PANEL: SSWW Members Cindy Kibbe, Hayley Rose and Courtney Schrauben will share their expertise on social media marketing with you through pre-planned questions offered by moderator Patricia L. Brooks. There will be time before closing the program for questions from the audience. We look forward to your participation. See introductions below on each of the panelists.
Hayley Rose has been entertaining and educating children across the country since 2002.
Her range of educational, interactive concept books have earned over 50 national and international book awards and cover subjects ranging from manners and mindfulness, to math and geography, to music and emotions. Over the years Hayley has been invited to speak at bookstores including Barnes and Noble, Borders and Bookman’s, and for the last few years Hayley has been a featured author at the Children’s Learning and Play Festival which garners crowds of 10,000 and up.
Hayley was recently interviewed on the Author Learning Center alongside authors Stan Lee and R.L. Stine, and she had the honor of presenting keynote presentations for the Readers Favorite International Book Awards and the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Conference among others. www.booksbyhayleyrose.com
Cindy Kibbe is an Arizona-based freelance writer, marketing consultant, and author, and has more than a decade of award-winning journalism experience. Her publications have appeared in numerous publications, and newspapers, web, and radio.
Cindy has developed websites and social media platforms for clients, where she increased Twitter followers by 90% and earned more than 23,000 impressions in the first year for one client and garnered more than 1,000 followers in less than six months for another client.
She also had a long career in health care, including clinical practice as a medical technologist. She held positions in quality management and IT project management, where she wrote policies and procedures for national vendors that were used by clients across the country. www.ckdonnelly.com
With a background in public relations, journalism and marketing, Courtney Schrauben has managed a variety of social media accounts including auto companies, social impact organizations, nonprofits, and business to business accounts.
She currently works at Sprouts Farmers Market on the regional marketing team and focusses on partnerships, direct marketing and social media for over 325 grocery stores in 21 states.
She is currently writing a children’s book and continues to write poetry. For more information visit courtneyschrauben.com.
RSVP before NOON the Friday morning before the meeting The Starfire Golf Club needs to order food a week in advance, and must receive a guaranteed number at that time, the confirmed deadline for an RSVP! Thank you for appreciating our contract with the Starfire Golf Club.
*Please PAY IN ADVANCE with PAYPAL on this website only – see home page www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com NOTE upper right corner for the link. Please fill out the form and pay with your credit card before NOON the FRIDAY before the meeting! Meeting information on the left of the main page. Thank you!
PRICING: $30 for members and guests. We no longer take checks or cash at the door, except for payment of Annual Dues. Thank you for moving forward with SSWW.
CHECK-IN: Please check-in between 5:15 and 5:45 pm. The buffet is available by 5:45 Themeeting starts promptly at 6:00.
All those attending the meeting must pay for the dinner/room/speaker. The cost is noted above. Pick up your name badge at the front table and ENJOY a wonderful night!
Guests pick up a membership signup sheet too.
AGENDA: The agendas will be on the dinner table with a lot of wonderful announcements for you, including the schedule of upcoming meeting speakers. Remember, the announcements are reviewed at 6:00 with dinner. The member introductions follow at 30 seconds each.
DIRECTIONS: From the 101 Freeway, exit Shea Blvd and go West to Hayden Road and then North a quarter mile, the club is on the West side (Left) of the street. From the South, cross Shea Blvd going north on Hayden Road, again, it is on the West side (Left) of the street. 11500 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale.
Goals of the Group
- Value all the professional women writers seeking to share their expertise
- Honor all genres and all forms of professional writing
- Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members forward
- Learn and share in the experiences of monthly professional speakers
- Grow the group to a membership of active and contributing women
- Encourage participation by members as mentors, and volunteers
- Support and challenge each other to always be writing
- Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty personal goals
- Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams