27 2022

Brunching With Five Ladies

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Bryan Glazer Family JCC 522 N Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606

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Join us for an afternoon of divine conversation about women, sisterhood and detours we take on life’s journey. Lunch and Author Signing/Book Sale. 

$15 | Brunch & Book Signing Event

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Nan­cy Sims

Nan­cy has pub­lished a short sto­ry col­lec­tion, Ver­bal Snacks. Excerpts have been show­cased at the Kravis Cen­ter and on NPR. An ardent sup­port­er of the lit­er­ary arts demon­strat­ed by her involve­ment as a book fair con­sul­tant, work­shop facil­i­ta­tor, and tutor. She has served as Pres­i­dent of the JCC of Palm Beach Coun­ty, and Chair of the Jew­ish Fed­er­a­tion Com­mu­ni­ty Rela­tions Coun­cil dur­ing the after­math of Sep­tem­ber 11, 2001. She has served on the Nation­al Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee and a judge for their annu­al awards.

Phyl­lis Hoffman

Phyl­lis knew she want­ed to write before she could read. She owes what­ev­er tal­ent she has to the teach­ers who encour­aged her and father who thought she could write ​“the great Amer­i­can nov­el.” She holds a Mas­ter’s degree in Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion. Cho­sen as one of Pres­i­dent Bush’s Points of Light. Hon­ored by the Exec­u­tive Women of the Palm Beach­es Foun­da­tion, Cys­tic Fibro­sis Foun­da­tion and Jew­ish Fam­i­ly and Chil­dren’s Ser­vice. Her book, But­ter­fly Girl, is the sto­ry of her jour­ney with her spe­cial needs daugh­ter. Mar­ried, with three chil­dren, five grand­chil­dren and var­i­ous grand-dogs and cats.


Ellen Horne Zarek

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Rose­mary Gensler

Rose­mary fell in love with the pow­er of words when she was sev­en years old. She has writ­ten many pieces since then. Board Mem­ber of the Mas­s­ape­qua, New York Library. Sec­tions of her mem­oir I Refuse to Moo have been pre­sent­ed at the Kravis Cen­ter and on NPR. Resid­ing in Flori­da with her hus­band, the par­ent of three and proud grand­moth­er of nine.


Mar­i­on S. Phillips

Mar­i­on was raised in rur­al New Jer­sey with neigh­bor­ing immi­grant rel­a­tives’ tales inspir­ing her writ­ing. She was award­ed two grad­u­ate degrees. Grant writer for Appalachia-NY State child­hood hear­ing impaired. Found­ing mem­ber of the Work­ing Writer’s Forum and Cin­e­ma Soci­ety on Mary­land’s East­ern Shore. Essays have been pub­lished and read on Flori­da pub­lic radio where she present­ly resides with her husband.