SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
Welcomes Sarah McLean, Award-winning Author
Founder, McLean Institute, Program Director, Chopra Center
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting
WHEN: WED January 31st, 2018 5:30 -7:30 pm*
WHERE: Starfire Golf Club – see new PAYPAL info below*
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.
SPEAKER 6:45 Sarah McLean, Founder, McLean Meditation Institute, Sedona, AZ. Award-winning Hay House author of several books, including The Power of Attention. Program Director for the Chopra Center, CA
Sarah McLean is a contemporary meditation and mindfulness teacher who has been inspiring people to meditate for over 20 years. She’s a 17-year Sedona resident who runs the McLean Meditation Institute and the Meditation Teacher Academy through which she has trained over 300 teachers worldwide. She’s also a popular retreat facilitator at world class destinations who shares meditation and mindfulness along with her Creative Soul® Writing Retreat for Women. Her best-seller, Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation (Hay House) has inspired study groups worldwide. And just recently Hay House released her latest book, The Power of Attention: Awaken to Love and its Unlimited Potential with Meditation. She shares inspirational stories about working with Deepak Chopra, living in a Zen Buddhist Monastery, and how she spent six months in a traditional ashram in India. She has been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, Fox News, and Prevention magazine.
Sarah will be sharing how to sit down and write. How to connect to your creative soul. What to do once you’ve written and published your book. How to get yourself out there and shine!
Here’s to peace, Sarah Sarah McLean, Director, McLean Teacher Academy, Founder, McLean Meditation Institute www.McLeanMeditation.com
With offices in Sedona, Arizona, (928) 204-0067, & County Cork, Ireland, 085 7214
*Please PAY IN ADVANCE with PAYPAL on this website only – see home page www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com
NOTE upper right corner for link on this website, fill out the form and pay with your credit card before 10:30 am Friday Jan 26th – Thank you!
PRICING: $30 for members and guests. SEE PAYPAL INFO ABOVE. We are no longer taking checks or cash at the door. This is a workable and good system for all of us. Thank you for moving forward with SSWW.
RSVP before 10:30am the Friday morning before the meeting. The Starfire Golf Club needs to order food, and I must give a guarantee to them at that time. That is the confirmed deadline for an RSVP! Thank you for appreciating my contract with the Starfire Golf Club.
CHECK-IN: Please check-in between 5:15 and 5:45 to begin the buffet that is available at 5:45 The meeting 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 brochure and a membership signup sheet too.
AGENDA: The agendas will be on the dinner table with a lot of wonderful announcements for you. They also include the schedule of upcoming meeting speakers. Remember, the announcements are now done with dinner. The member introductions are 30 seconds, and follow the announcements.
DIRECTIONS: From the 101 Freeway, exit Shea Blvd and go West to Hayden Road and then North a short distance, the club is on the West side of the street. From the South, cross Shea Blvd going north on Hayden Road, again, it is on the West side of the street. 11500 North Hayden Road.
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