825 Books Donated to “The Book Nook”

Laurel Lynch, CEO of HOPE Family Services and Lucetta Zaytoun, featured speaker at the LWRWC Speakers Series Charity Fundraiser

Lucetta Zaytoun, was the featured speaker at the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club’s Speakers Series Fundraiser Luncheon that raised over $2000 to benefit HOPE Family Services Children’s Reading Library, “The BOOK NOOK.”

The event was held at the LWR Golf & Country Club on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, and opened with beautiful music by gifted violinist, Margot Zarzycka, who plays with the Sarasota Orchestra.

Philanthrophy Committee at HOPE with children’s books for The Book Nook

After a warm welcome from LWRWC President Kathleen Cleveland and Event Chairs Cheryl Breining and Eileen Buzzard, Laurel Lynch, CEO of HOPE Family Services, expressed her gratitude to LWRWC for donating over 825 children’s books and for bringing the joy of reading to children and their mothers at HOPE’s Domestic Violence Shelter.

Keynote speaker, Lucetta Zaytoun

Finding herself with no career after a series of unfortunate events, Lucetta turned tragedy into triumph with a remarkable global journey, backpacking through third world countries, and learning to overcome her fears and find her true identity. When she returned to the US, she became a certified life coach, a bestselling author and an international speaker.

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