Lead columnist to speak at opening luncheon

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A lead columnist for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Carrie Seidman, has been a full time staff writer since 2010. A graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, she has been a metropolitan daily newspaper journalist for nearly 40 years, previously with the New York Times, the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and the Albuquerque Journal and Albuquerque Tribune. She has been a feature writer, columnist, sportswriter, investigative reporter and food and dance critic and has specialized in mental health and dance. Her writing has received awards from local, state and national organizations and she was selected for a 2016-2017 fellowship from The Carter Center for Mental Health Journalism. The single parent of an adult son with a mental health diagnosis, she is also a two-time cancer survivor and a life-long dancer.

This meeting will be held at Cafe L’Europe, 431 St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236 at noon on September 26, 2018. Cost $25. Contact Carole Shaw for more information and reservations at

Season Opening Luncheon with Carrie Seidman
❒ Chicken Salad-L’Europe
❒ French Dip
❒ Soup & Chicken Florentine Crepe
❒ Ice cream with strawberries
❒ Sorbet D’Jour
COST: $25
RSVP by: September 17, 2018
Make check payable to: NCJW
Please Indicate your menu and include this form with check. selection and send to:
Carole M. Shaw
4340 Falmouth Drive,
Longboat Key, FL 34228