Seniors Present Works From The Creative Writers' Workshop
Hempstead Town has announced that members of the Department of Senior Enrichment’s Creative Writers' Workshop are holding a reading of their original works on Wednesday, June 13.
The presentation will be held at 1 p.m. at the Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts, located at 2222 Hewlett Ave. in Merrick. The public is invited to attend the annual event and admission is free. The readings will be followed by an informal coffee hour.
The short stories, poems and memoirs produced by seniors in workshop sessions will be published by the town this fall in an annual compilation entitled "Musings of Maturity XXIV."
The Creative Writers' Workshop is partially funded through a grant from Poets and Writers, Inc. The Merrick Theatre and Center of the Arts has donated the use of its facility. For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Department of Senior Enrichment at (516) 485-8100.
Murray Recognized at Annual Achievers Awards Gala
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray was honored at the 33rd Annual Achievers Awards Gala of the Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women on May 8 at The Inn at Fox Hollow in Woodbury.
Murray was honored alongside five other honorees, who, according to the town, ranged from a woman who grew a cleaning business from her basement to a Long Island-wide operation to a woman who founded an organization that uses horses to help children with special needs.