October 2013

LWRWC October Monthly Meeting

LWRWC members and guests enjoy ghost stories.

LWRWC members and guests enjoy ghost stories.


Just in time for Halloween, the LWR Women’s Club Monthly Meeting on Thursday, image002October 10 at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall feaured an informative and fun evening learning about the ghosts of Sarasota.


  • 7:00PM to 7:15PM – Time to socialize with old and new members.
  • 7:15PM to 7:30PM – Business meeting
  • 7:30PM to 8:45PM – Presentation by Kim Cool.
  • 8:45PM – Drawing for Split the Pot


By day, Kim Cool is the features editor of the Venice Gondolier Sun.

Janet Hough introduced speaker, Kim Cool

Janet Hough introduced speaker, Kim Cool

She is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association; the International
Theatre Critics Association; Triangle Inn Association; Venice Historical Society;
Historical Society of Sarasota County; and has won journalism awards from the
Florida Press Association, Society for Professional Journalists, Small Business
Administration, Florida Press Club, and the Arts and Cultural Alliance.

She has authored some 20 books, including 12 relating to Florida (Seven collections of ghost stories, two history books and three road trip books). Her stories are included in Ghost Stories of Florida, edited by Dan Asfar.

She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World and other reference works.

Regularly requested as a speaker, she has been featured on numerous radio and
television shows, including the PBS series Gulf Coast Journal with Jack Perkins.