San Luis Obispo Friends of the Library

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2015 Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Our Annual Meeting and Luncheon featuring Sue McGinty, a local author, as our guest speaker, was held on May 7, 2015 at the Madonna Inn.  It was a great success with over 80 members and guests attending.  Our thanks to all who attended, to Sue for a wonderful talk and to Sally Hillis, Luncheon Chairperson, who, with the support of her committee and board members, planned and created the Luncheon.

Below are a few images taken during the luncheon as well as a video showing most of Sue McGinty’s talk.



The main ballroom of the Madonna Inn with a packed house of attendees.


Treasurer, Leslie Goetz, and board member, Norie Placak, greeted our guests as they checked in.


Board Members, Rosemary Baxter and Margaret Haneberg, chatted with retired board member, Diane Diamond.


Board President, Ken Barclay, welcomed the attendees from the podium



Board member, Linda Thompson, provided a status report on the In-School Reading program at Hawthorne and C.L. Smith schools.

And Sue McGinty informed and entertained the audience:





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