We are a friendly group of communications professionals who are serious about our work and supportive of each other. Our programs offer a mix of professional development, personal growth, networking, and cutting edge technology. Our luncheon meetings are generally the third Wednesday of the month from September through May. You may RSVP and pay securely online with MasterCard, VISA or Discover. You may also pay at the door by check or cash, but we may not be able to provide lunch for those who have not registered in advance. Questions? Contact info@awcdsm.org

Next Meeting:

April 15: Mary Gottschalk Journeys “From Finance to Fiction”

Mary will follow her journey from the world of Wall Street (physically and metaphorically) to the world of creative writers … a journey that required very different kinds of communication skills at each step!gottschalk

Raised and educated in the Midwest, Mary moved to New York City to build her career in finance. Over the next 15 years, she worked as an economist, a banker, and consultant for agricultural and metal commodity merchants. Along the way, she married an investment banker, also from the Midwest.

After 35 years and six career changes, Mary abandoned the corporate world to be a writer.  Her first book, Sailing Down the Moonbeamwas published in 2008Today, Mary makes her living as a freelance writer, speaker and lecturer on topics such as career planning, adjusting to aging, and the amazing things that can happen when you step outside your comfort zone.

Her first novel, A Fitting Place, comes out May 1 of this year.

Details  Register and pay securely online (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover)

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