Book with Brunch


Held three times yearly as a membership benefit for those at the $50 level and above, Book with Brunch attendees partake in a light brunch while enjoying a presentation made by a local author followed by lively Q&A, book sales and signings. Held at ArtServe (1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale at 10:30 a.m.), the gallery's colorful artwork provides an ever-changing backdrop for this series. A gallery tour is included with your admission. Guests may attend for $25 on a space-available basis.

 

The dates reserved for the 2018 season are as follows:

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.


Dr. Caren Neile will discuss her latest book, Florida Lore: The Barefoot Mailman, Cowboy Bone Mizell, the Tallahassee Witch and Other Tales. Florida boasts mysterious tales that stretch back more than twelve thousand years. Dive into the lives of the proud Wakulla Pocahontas and the Ghost of Bellamy Bridge. Meet local lawbreakers like John Ashley, as well as transplants like Ma Barker and Al Capone. Stalk stumpy gators or Hogzilla as they prowl Florida's swamps and suburbs. Discover the quintessential Cracker cowboy and the Barefoot Mailman, plus the origin of names like Boca Raton and Orlando. Storyteller Caren Neile, PhD, shares myths, legends and folktales that reflect the diversity of characters and cultures that make Florida such a fascinating place.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.


Author and personal coach, Laurie A. Watkins will discuss her book, Go From Stressed to Strong: Health and Fitness Advice from High Achievers. This book is about the war with the unhealthy habits of our stressful lives. Author Laurie A. Watkins provides readers with practical and proven tools she designed with health and wellness experts on how to get on to the path to a healthy lifestyle in a 24/7 world. Prompted by Watkins’s own experiences while working inside the world of two presidential campaigns and other high-stress working environments such as the Pentagon and Capitol Hill, she shares her own stories as well as stories from prominent men and women across a wide range of industries on their experiences and how they came out the other side.

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For sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Foundation's Executive Director, Dorothy Klein.