SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
Welcomes Carlette Patterson I Thought We had Forever….
Speaker, Author, Sports Life Coach – August 29, 2012
WHO: Scottsdale Society of Women Writers
WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting
WHERE: Chaparral Suites Resort, 5001 N, Scottsdale Rd. at Chaparral Rd light, NE corner – Enter off Chaparral Rd – 4th Floor Grill entrance, then left to the Cactus Room
WHEN: August 29th Wed. 5:30-7:30 – Sizzle in our Summer Season!
HOW: PLEASE – RSVP now to Patricia L. Brooks, president/founder
Cell 480-250-5556 or firstname.lastname@example.org See Details Below
WHY: 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
businesses relating to writing, publishing, camaraderie and support.
SPEAKER/AUTHOR: Carlette Patterson is the author of I Thought We had Forever a collection of love letters, emails, and journal entries that reveal the passion and pain a
family went through when their forever ended on July 28, 2004. It is a love
story that began when retired NBA player Steve Patterson took a blank piece of
paper and penned a collection of love letters that changed the course of many
lives. Carlette holds on to her family as her five-year-old daughter is forced
to understand grief, her young adult daughter finds her way back from drug
addiction, and her oldest daughter navigates life with Aspergers. www.ithoughtwehadforever.com
BIO: Carlette Patterson is an internationally recognized Sports Life Coach, a professional speaker, and CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures, a company committed to equipping people to become Agents of Change utilizing the language and power of sports. Carlette is committed to
Coaching for Significance and draws on her personal challenges and triumphs combined with 20+ years of senior leadership in professional, collegiate, and amateur sports organizations to ignite purpose and passion within her clients. Carlette and her family live in Phoenix, Arizona. www.carlette.com
See notes below for dinner fees, format and location directions. Thank you.
MENU: Salad, dessert, beverage and roll or a sandwich/soup, dessert, beverage and roll. Both with tax and gratuity included – make your choice the night of the meeting.
COST: $22.00 for members – $25.00 for guests (able to visit twice before joining)
CHECKS: Please make check payable to Scottsdale Society of Women Writers prior to
coming to the meeting to save time at the check-in table. Thank you.
CHECK-IN: Please check-in between 5:15 and 5:45. The meeting starts promptly at 6:00. Leave your check made payable to SSWW. All those attending the meeting must pay for
the dinner/room/speaker. Pick up your name badge – thank you and ENJOY!
AGENDA: The agendas will be on the dinner table – always a lot of good INFO for you.
Chaparral Suites is in Scottsdale at Chaparral Rd just north of Old Town. Chaparral Rd has a light. Parking is in the rear – two large parking lots.
Note: best to enter from the middle elevator for the 4thFloor Grille. From the 101 freeway exit Chaparral Rd and go west. Just prior to Scottsdale Rd enter the side drive at 4th Floor Grille – take that elevator. Note awning marked 4th Floor Grille. This is the easiest way in – NOT
through the main lobby. The larger parking lots are in the back of the complex.
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
- Learn and share in the experiences of monthly
- Grow the group to a membership of active and
- Encourage participation by members as presenters,
mentors, judges and volunteers
- Support and challenge each other to always be
- Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty
- Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams