Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz will be the keynote speaker at a League of Women Voters of the Akron Area brunch for women in journalism on Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fairlawn Country Club in Akron.
The Akron Press Club is a co-sponsor of this event.
Schultz won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for commentary for her work at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. She also was a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. She is a graduate of Kent State University and is married to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Schultz left the Plain Dealer in September 2011. She is a columnist for Creators Syndicate and essayist for Parade magazine.
Reservations are required by March 7. Press Club members are entitled to the member discount price of $25.
Speaker: Connie Shultz, columnist.
Time: Brunch, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday , March 17.
Place: Fairlawn Country Club, 200 North Wheaton Road, Akron.
Cost: $25 for Press Club members, $35 for non-members.
Reservations required: Send this form Schultz flyer 02-12-2012 along with your check to: LWVAA 380 Mineola Ave. Akron, OH 44320.
Reservation deadline: March 7, 2012.
The Akron Press Club was founded in 1971 to promote a free press and serve local journalists and public relations professionals. The group has a rich heritage of offering newsmakers a forum to discuss issues of the day at Press Club luncheons and speaking events that are open to the public. The club also funds scholarships for journalists and public relations students and sponsors annual fundraising and community outreach events. Visit www.akronpressclub.org for membership information.