Authors Fight Alzheimer’s
Book Signing Fundraiser
Monday January 30th, 2012, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
North York Central Library Auditorium
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
The Authors Fight Alzheimer’s book signing fundraiser, the first of its kind, is an event put together by Canadian authors and publishers in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Society. Authors of various genres will be present to sign their books with the proceeds going to fight Alzheimer’s disease. The theme Read…Think…Remember is to promote keeping the mind active through reading, an important defense against the disease.
Author Attendees (as of January 3rd):
MuseItUp Publishing – Joanne Elder, Sandra Clarke, Kevin Craig, Nancy Bell, Helene Prevost
Double Dragon Publishing – Deron Douglas, Anne Grobbo
ChiZine Publications – Doug Smith (Aurora Award winner), Caitlin Sweet, Halli Villegas
Dragon Moon Press – Erik Buchanan, J.M. Frey
Dark Dragon Publishing – Karen Dales
I C Publishing – Sheri Andrunyk, Robin Smith
Crime Writers of Canada – Melodie Campbell, Rick Blechta, Joan Boswell, Alison Bruce, Sheila Dalton, Alex Markman
The Writers Community of York Region – Malcolm Watts, Heather Lambert
And – I.J. Schecter, Peter Dennis, and Norene Gilletz.
Guest Speaker – Dr. Sandra Black, Director, LC Campbell Cognitive Neurology Research Unit, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Professor, department of medicine (neurology), University of Toronto
Thanks to Deron Douglas for publishing a commemorative book for this event.
Authors interested in participating in the event, or for more information,
please contact the Event Organizer: Joanne Elder firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS TO OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine
MuseItUp Publishing, Double Dragon Publishing, I C Publishing
Starbucks, Sunrise of Aurora, Edward Street Bistro, Dick’s Wings and Grill
I will be selling and signing copies of both Triptych and When the Hero Comes Home for this charity. Please check out the event blog on January 20th for an excerpt of my great-uncle’s amazing memoir “A Successful Life” from General Store Publishing.