Friday, December 9, 2016

Thank You everyone for attending Wednesday night’s book launch for “The Cottages”

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Taylor Jones, “The Cottages of Lake Worth” photographer, signs a book. The book’s coordinator, the ubiquitous Janice Snearer looks on.

“Theres nothing like volunteerism” and “This is for you Dean.”
Janice Snearer (watch the short video below).

Wednesday night was the launch event for “The Cottages of Lake Worth” hardcover book. A book years in the making. How long? Use this link to see a presentation by Roger Hendrix to the City Commission about “The Cottages” back in December 2013. If you recall, it was an article by Post reporter Lona O’Conner (since retired) in November of 2013 that gave this effort such a big boost back then.

About 50 people showed up and everyone had a very good time.

The party was held in one of our historic treasures, the Lake Worth Castle. Attendance was by RSVP and the owner of the home was very nice in letting the event be held in her home. A public event is coming up at the Cultural Council in Downtown Lake Worth. Here is an excerpt from The Coastal Star:

A book signing will be held from 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., in Lake Worth.

[and this. . .]

     “We were having a committee meeting and somebody said, ‘Who would like to do a coffee table book?’ ” Janice Snearer recalls. “And I looked and my hand was up.”
     Snearer, an artist and former gallery owner, became the coordinator, hosting meetings in her 1931 home on Lakeside Drive.

A special thanks to Ruby Hummingbird for providing the wonderful music and to Ken Keffer for the excellent food catering; everyone enjoyed both of their work.

Here is a short video taken holding the camera of Janice’s short speech for the assembled, it’s a little shaky but still very watchable:To watch more videos from my Lake Worth YouTube channel use this link. When you go to the page look for the red “Subscribe” icon at the top right corner. Subscribers get an email when new videos have been uploaded.

Ever been to the City’s Farmers Market? Come and see the book every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until the end of December. Meet and chat with Janice!