Join or Renew Your NCBPMA Membership

Dear Book-loving Friend,

Its January, which means it’s time to renew your membership to the Northern California Book Publicity and Marketing Association! Because our memberships run on the calendar year, it’s also the perfect time to join NCBPMA if you’ve been considering it, so that you get twelve full months of member benefits.

Wondering why you should join or renew?

  • Special member rates for monthly events: These events offer the perfect opportunity to meet others in publishing and gain new perspectives on the industry.
  • Book-to-film screenings! In the last two months of 2011, friends of NCBPMA were invited to advance screenings of The Rum Diary; Young Adult; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close; The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; and TinTin. In 2012, these invitations will be a members-only perk!
  • Subscription to the NCBPMA e-newsletter, The Monthly Muse: Find up-to-date information on NCBPMA happenings, practical information on book marketing and promotion, media and industry updates, and much more.
  • Exclusive content [coming soon!] at www.ncbpma.org, such as meeting notes, an event archive, a member directory, and past issues of the Muse.

We now offer three levels of membership:

  • Individual: $60 grants NCBPMA membership benefits for one person.
  • Corporate: $150 grants NCBPMA membership benefits for up to four individuals from a single organization.
  • New! Premium Corporate: $200 grants NCBPMA membership benefits for unlimited individuals from a single organization, plus recognition in select NCBPMA publications and events.

If you’d like to join or renew your NCBPMA membership, email your name, company, job title, and contact information to membership@ncbpma.org. Payments (check or money order payable to NCBPMA) can be made at the January 31st lunch event, or mailed to:

NCBPMA
ATTN: Membership
P.O. Box 597
San Francisco, CA 94104-0597

Publishing and the media are constantly intersecting, cross-pollinating, and evolving. Everyone benefits from a strong community where discussion and learning can take place to help successfully navigate the new frontier.

We look forward to you joining us as a new or continuing member in 2012!

Cheers,

Jennifer Balaco
NCBPMA Membership

PS: Know someone who might benefit from NCBPMA membership? If you refer a friend and they join, your next lunch event is FREE. Make sure they mention your name when joining

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November Events – RSVP Monday!

We’re hosting three–yes THREE!–wonderful November events NEXT WEEK!

Your RSVP to our Lunch Event qualifies you and one guest to attend up to TWO book-to-film sneak previews, also next week. Complete details below.

1) Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 12:00 to 2:00pm
Salon Meeting Room at Hotel Rex
562 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA (between Powell and Mason)

Successful NON-Bookstore Events: Learn Creative “Insider” Tips from five of the Bay Area’s best programmers of alternative literary events!

Ever wonder how the popular San Francisco Jewish Community Center selects which authors to host? Maybe you’ve heard about the Unitarian Universalist events but haven’t a clue who to pitch? Perhaps you’ve attended Berkeley City Arts and Lectures but aren’t sure if your client or book fits their roster? And just what does the Mechanics Institute Library do to promote authors?

Building on our last program about bookstore events, this month we broaden the conversation to include non-traditional book event venues. Anyone who promotes authors or schedules book events in the Bay Area should attend. Plus, it’s perfect timing–Spring and Summer 2012 events are being programmed NOW!

Our five panelists include:

BARBARA LANE is Director of Arts and Ideas at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.  She has worked at the Commonwealth Club, for television stations KPIX, KRON, and KQED as a producer and on-air, and at KGO Radio as executive producer.

After eight years as producer of Sedge Thomson’s West Coast Live, KATHI KAMEN GOLDMARK has moved on to her “next perfect gig” as Cultural Arts Director at the Palo Alto JCC, where she schedules event appearances for authors, musicians, comedians, film-makers, and playwrights.

LAURA SHEPPARD has worked as an events producer for 30+ years and produced large events such as the Earth Day Celebration and a theatrical opening for the Degas exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, NYC. In 2000, she joined the staff of Mechanics’ Institute Library & Chess Room. The Events Department presents weekly author events and has a film series called CinemaLit.

MELISSA MYTINGER produces programs with authors for Berkeley Arts & Letters, which she founded in the wake of Cody’s Books, where she managed in-store, off-site, and corporate events for over 25 years. Berkeley Arts & Letters is now a project under The Booksmith’s umbrella; Mytinger also manages all of Booksmith’s San Francisco events.

JAY ROLLER has been Facility Reservation Manager at the Unitarian Universalist Center for the past 5 years. His goal is to let people know that there are many beautiful spaces in San Francisco that are hidden treasures. He believes that the architectural award-winning building that houses the Unitarian Universalist Center is one of those treasures.

Moderator SAMANTHA RUBENSTEIN is a Publicist for Wiley Publishing, representing all the Jossey-Bass Education, Religion and Psychology titles. Samantha also serves on The Board of Directors of The Women’s Building in San Francisco and is a published poet and freelance writer. She joined the Board of NCBPMA in 2010 and currently serves as the organization’s co-events producer.

Meal choices are:
Vegetarian Cobb SALAD – Romaine lettuce, hard-boiled egg, avocado, tomato, blue cheese, in a honey-mustard dressing or

Seared Flat iron STEAK marinated in chimichurri sauce served with smoked tomato salsa and crispy onion rings

All meals include bread and butter, and soda, coffee, and assorted teas. A platter of assorted desserts (lemon bars, cookie and brownies) will be placed in the middle of each table.

Reminder: to better serve our membership, we are now photographing select events for archival and promotional purposes. If you plan to attend this event but don’t wish to be filmed, please state this in your RSVP.

If you RSVP and then are unable to attend, to avoid being billed you must submit your cancellation via email three business days prior to the event.

COST: Members $30.00, Non-Members $45.00. Cash/checks only. Sorry, we do not accept credit cards. [Renew your membership or Join at the luncheon and
enjoy the discounted Member rate the same day!]

LOCATION: Hotel Rex is located at 562 Sutter Street between Powell and Mason. The nearest BART station is POWELL. For driving directions, visit: http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/rex/contact

FINAL RSVP DEADLINE NOON MONDAY NOVEMBER 14.

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2) Book-to-Film Screening Monday, November 14, 7:30pm: YOUNG ADULTS

Directed by Jason Reitman, written by Diablo Cody, and featuring Patton Oswalt, stars Charlize Theron as a divorced, semi-successful writer of young-adult novels who decides to return to her small Minnesota hometown, determined to win back her now (very) married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). NCBPMA has reserved 40 seats for this event, advance RSVP required. RSVP *only* if you are 100% sure you can come! Screening at AMC Metreon, 101 Fourth Street, San Francisco. MUST ARRIVE BY 7:15PM OR YOUR SEAT WILL BE FORFEITED. A suggested $5 per person donation to NCBPMA is appreciated and will be collected before the screening. Film opens in select cities this holiday season. Thanks to Allied Integrated Marketing, Mandate Pictures and Paramount Pictures.
http://www.youngadultmovie.com/

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3) Book-to-Film Screening Wednesday, November 16, 7:15pm: TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY

Starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and John Hurt is based on the John Le Carre’ classic that redefined the spy thriller genre. This is a screening with the British Consulate. As an added bonus, star Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson will be in attendance for a Q&A following. NCBPMA has reserved 75 seats for this very special event, advance RSVP required. RSVP *only* if you are 100% sure you can come! Screening at Century 9 SF Centre, 835 Market Street, San Francisco. MUST ARRIVE BY 6:45PM OR YOUR SEAT WILL BE FORFEITED. A suggested $5 per person donation to NCBPMA is appreciated and will be collected before the screening. Film opens in select cities December 9. Thanks to Allied Integrated Marketing and Focus Features.
http://focusfeatures.com/tinker_tailor_soldier_spy

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When RSVPing for the Lunch, please include meal choice, membership status, and company name. Also include which book-to-film screening(s) you hope to attend, and if you’d like to bring a guest.

If you are unable to attend the Lunch, but you’d like to attend a screening, to get on the Wait List RSVP with you choice of film(s) and if you’d hope to bring a guest. If your seat is confirmed, you’ll receive an email the morning of your preferred screening(s).

I look forward to receiving your RSVP, and hope to see you at one, two or all three of these amazing events next week!

Cordially,

Adrienne Biggs, President
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BOOK PUBLICITY & MARKETING ASSOCIATION
ncbpma@ncbpma.org
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AUTHOR BOOK TOURS: Who’s Still Doing Them – And Why You Should Be, Too!

Note: We’ve addressed the issues that some of you raised related to the food and service at The Rex in 2010, and feel confident that this new year will bring some positive changes that will help keep everyone happy! –The Board

RSVP before 5pm on Wednesday, January 26 to ncbpma@ncbpma.org. Along with your lunch choice, PLEASE include your company name and membership status.

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Monday, January 31, 2011, 12:00 to 2:00
Salon Meeting Room at Hotel Rex
562 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA (between Powell and Mason)

AUTHOR BOOK TOURS
Who’s still doing them–and why you should be, too!

There’s a reason the San Francisco Bay Area maintains its appeal as a prime destination for touring authors–we’re a highly literate part of the country (SF was just named #6 nationwide!) with some of the best independent booksellers around. Our major daily is one of the few in the country that still has a stand alone Book Review section, and our media escorts are legendary. Naomi Epel, David Golia and Kathi Kamen Goldmark are among the best in the biz; they’ve escorted authors like Ruth Reichel, B.B. King, and Alexander McCall Smith, to name just a few.

Join us as we usher in the new year with a conversation about how a key part of book publishing and promotion–author book tours–are changing. We’ll hear how escorts are continuing to work with publishers and authors, what really are the best regional outlets for fiction and nonfiction authors, and how publicists can better partner and strategize with–and in some cases, learn from–media escorts.

Bonus for Attendees: Naomi Epel has generously agreed to share her local media list with all who attend!

NAOMI EPEL, Naomi Epel & Associates
In 1988 Naomi dropped out of grad school to start her own literary escort service after apprenticing with Joyce Cole and discovering that she could learn more directly from the authors than from reading their books for classes. She used her time behind the wheel to find out how the creative process really worked and produced two books, Writers Dreaming and The Observation Deck, by interviewing ?authors on their off time for her radio shows DreamTalk, BookTalk and Cover to Cover. Prior to 1988, Naomi had many careers including geneticist, private investigator, dream worker and market researcher. She is currently working on a book about the alphabet.
http://www.observationdeck.com/naomi/bio.htm

DAVID GOLIA, Golia Media Services
After spending many years bartending and playing music for drunks, David Golia needed a job. Kathi Kamen Goldmark, said “Hey come work for me!? I babysit authors who are here on book tour. It’s just like bartending and playing music for drunks but the people you work with are a lot smarter.” When Kathi decided to become a famous author herself, David took over helm and Golia Media Services was born. GMS is going into its 11th year and although there are fewer authors out on tour, David says, “It’s still a lot of fun.”

MODERATOR: Kathi Kamen Goldmark, a former media escort, will moderate this discussion which is sure to include some of the best stories ever. Kathi has worked on publicity campaigns for nearly every major publisher. She is the author of one novel, And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You; has co-authored or contributed to numerous other books; and writes BookPage’s Author Enablers column with her husband, Sam Barry. Kathi is the founder and a member of the Rock Bottom Remainders, producer of the radio show West Coast Live, and winner of the 2008 Women’s National Book Association Award. She lives in San Francisco. Visit her at www.redroom.com/author/kathi-kamen-goldmark.

Please note: To better serve our membership, we are now photographing select events for archival and promotional purposes. If you plan to attend this event but do not wish to be filmed, please state this preference when you RSVP.

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LUNCH CHOICES:

1. Cobb SALAD
Romaine lettuce, hard-boiled egg, avocado, tomato, bacon, blue cheese, diced chicken in a honey-mustard dressing (Please note: Cobb Salad can be prepared with no meat, please request in your RSVP.)

2. Grilled SALMON
Filet with white truffle risotto, tomato beurre blanc

All meals include bread and butter, and soda, coffee, and assorted teas. A platter of cookies and lemon bars will be placed in the middle of each table for dessert.

RSVP before 5pm on Wednesday, January 26 to ncbpma@ncbpma.org. Along with your lunch choice, PLEASE include your company name and current membership status.

If you RSVP and then are unable to attend, to avoid being billed you must submit your cancellation via email three business days prior to the event.

COST: Members $30.00, Non-Members $45.00. Cash/checks only. Sorry, we do not accept credit cards.

LOCATION: Hotel Rex is located at 562 Sutter Street between Powell and Mason. The nearest BART station is POWELL. For driving directions, visit http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/rex/contact.

We look forward to seeing you on Monday, January 31!

How to Use Webinars & Teleseminars to Promote Authors and Sell Books

Apologies for the late notice…RSVP to ncbpma@ncbpma.org by Noon on Monday, Sept 20 with your membership status and lunch choice!

Webinars and teleseminars let authors and publishers market directly to consumers and tap into the right audiences. Unlike traditional media, authors and publishers retain editorial control and have the freedom to home in on just the right messages. They also allow authors to have in-depth discussions with their readers, and are a great way to virtually tour an author without the expense of hitting the road.

So, how do you produce and market webinars and teleseminars? What technology do you need? How much content should you give away in them? Which authors are best suited for them? How can you maximize book sales? We’ll discuss all of this and more in this fun and informative program on Wednesday, September 22, 12-2pm.

PANELISTS:

CAROLYN MILLER CARLSTROEM
Carolyn Miller Carlstroem is senior marketing manager at John Wiley & Sons, responsible for the Jossey-Bass Business, Professional Management and Public Health lists as well as the Pfeiffer Training brand. Some of the best-selling authors published by Jossey-Bass and Pfeiffer include Patrick Lencioni (Five Dysfunctions of a Team), Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner (The Leadership Challenge), Charlene Li (Open Leadership) and Bill George (True North). Jossey-Bass, Pfeiffer and John Wiley & Sons have been at the forefront of marketing through virtual events, producing everything from free webinars for individual authors to multi-author, online conferences.

SUZANNA GRATZ
Suzanna Gratz is the founder of Inspiring Promotions, a public relations and media consulting agency dedicated to promoting the best authors and speakers in the genres of health, human potential and inspiration. Suzanna regularly coordinates teleseminars with authors and experts across the U.S. Clients include the Institute of Noetic Sciences and The Chopra Center as well as New York Times best-selling author Marci Shimoff, actress and nutritional guru Mariel Hemingway, 2010 Qigong Master Chunyi Lin, and international speakers Dr. David Daniels of Stanford University and Rick Hanson, PhD.

Suzanna has had a long career promoting the arts, education, ecology and spirituality. She was the Director of New Moon Foundation on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Director of the Maloof Foundation for the Arts, and the Assistant to the Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, both in Southern California. Closer to home, she was instrumental in the promotional improvements at The Oakland Museum of California and the Sausalito Art Walk. She is also the founder of ArtMuse Online Gallery, a revolutionary new medium promoting international artists into homes and businesses worldwide through online HDTV technology. Suzanna has a degree in Business Management from Hesser College and is an alum of Mills College in Oakland.

MARY REYNOLDS-THOMPSON
Mary Reynolds-Thompson is an award-winning writer, certified professional coach, and poetry and journal facilitator. Before becoming a life coach in 2001, Mary served as a copywriter and creative director for a host of international companies, including Hallmark, Starbucks, and Harrods. She is an expert brander and marketer, having, among other things, named the movie French Kiss, starring Kevin Kline and Meg Ryan.

Today, as founder of Write the Damn Book, Mary regularly produces and hosts
teleseminars with authors and experts in the fields of writing and publishing as she guides writers on the heroic journey from procrastination to publication. She is a regular workshop director for the International Women’s Writing Guild and serves on the faculty for the Center of Journal Therapy and on the council for the International Association of Journal Writing.  Mary is also founder of Awakening the Eco-Soul, and her writings on eco-spirituality have appeared in numerous publications and three anthologies. She is author of two books: Awakening the Eco-Soul: A Journey through Five Archetypes of the Earth, and Reclaiming Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for an Eco-Centric World. Mary can be reached through her two websites: www.writethedamnbook.com and www.awakeningtheecosoul.com.

MODERATOR:
LORNA GARANO
has been a book publicist for nearly a decade. In 2007, after a lengthy tenure at Oakland-based New Harbinger Publications, she launched her own firm. From The Oprah Winfrey Show to NPR to Salon.com, she has landed media that places authors in the national spotlight and gets people talking about their books. Visit her at www.lornagarano.com.

Please remember to RSVP to ncbpma@ncbpma.org by Noon on Monday, September 20 with your membership status and lunch choice:

Grilled Pesto Chicken SANDWICH with brie cheese and hand cut French fries
-or-
Roasted vegetable and feta CALZONE with roasted tomato sauce

All meals include bread, soda, coffee and assorted teas. An assortment of cookies and lemon bars will be placed in the middle of each table for dessert.

NCBPMA Members: $30.00 Non-members: $45.00
Payable at the event by cash or check made out to NCBPMA. Sorry, we cannot accept credit cards. RSVP cancellations must be received at least 3 business days prior to the event (by Monday, September 20 by Noon) or you will be billed. Thank you for understanding.

Hotel Rex is located at 562 Sutter Street between Powell and Mason. The nearest BART station is POWELL. For driving directions, visit: http://jdvhotels.com/hotels/rex/contact

And remember: don’t miss the first half-hour of each event, which is your opportunity to meet and mingle with members, colleagues, visitors and our special guest speakers!

We look forward to seeing you on September 22.

Adrienne Biggs, VP
ncbpma@ncbpma.org
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NCBPMA ANNUAL POST-BEA BROWN-BAG LUNCH DISCUSSION

Didn’t make it to BEA this year? Curious what happened beyond what you read on PW Daily and Shelfawareness.com?

Join Monique Muhlenkamp, Publicity Director at New World Library; Lara Starr, Childrens Book Marketing Manager at Chronicle Books (and author); and Cynthia Shannon, publicist at Jossey-Bass as they share what they learned and observed from the sessions, the exhibits, their respective booths, the
parties and more!

Never been to BEA? Wanted to attend but couldn’t? Perhaps you went and can enrich the discussion? Join us! This is a fun (and free) discussion about our industry’s biggest national event but please remember to bring your own MRE (meal ready to eat) and drink!

Space for this FREE Brown-Bag Lunch is limited so please RSVP by Monday, June 14th to ncbpma@ncbpma.org.

P.S. Even though Expo is over, you can still check out its show web site here http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/ (and heads up: mark your calendars now for May 23-26, 2011 in NYC!)

When: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Where: Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 989 Market Street, Floor 4, San Francisco, CA 94103-1741

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BOOK PARTNERSHIPS THAT WORK – Friday May 21, 2010

FRIDAY May 21, 2010, 12:00 to 2:30 – RSVP by Wednesday 5/19!
Salon Meeting Room at Hotel Rex
562 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA (between Powell and Mason)

BOOK PARTNERSHIPS THAT WORK
Publishers are forging successful partnerships with filmmakers, libraries, and advocacy groups. Disney/Pixar, Bancroft Library, Demos–find out how they’re partnering with Chronicle Books, Heyday and B-K at our May event!

This month, a trio of distinguished local publishers and their equally notable business partners come together to discuss how to forge a successful publishing partnership. They’ll discuss how partnerships help publishers to expand sales reach, broaden their readership, and double their marketing muscle. They’ll also share the nuts and bolts of partnerships–from how to choose a publishing partner, to how to handle editorial issues, to how to best market and publicize books that come from partnerships of various kinds.

OUR PANELISTS:
Sarah Malarkey, Chronicle Books
Sarah Malarkey is the publishing director at Chronicle Books where she oversees the entertainment, art, and gift categories. She has partnered with Lucasfilm, Playboy magazine, DC Comics, and Pixar, among others.

LeighAnna MacFadden, Disney/Pixar
LeighAnna MacFadden is Editorial Director, Animation Publishing for Disney Publishing Worldwide. She oversees content development for Disney/Pixar¹s animation tie-in books, working closely with global licensees such as Random House, Disney Press, Hachette, and Egmont. MacFadden was previously Senior
Editor at Chronicle Books, where she acquired and managed novelty publishing programs such as Eric Carle, World Almanac, Paul Frank, UglyDolls, and DC Comics.

Malcolm Margolin, Heyday Books
Malcolm Margolin is executive director of Heyday Books, an independent nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution, which he founded in 1974. Each year Heyday publishes between twenty and twenty-five books on various aspects of California culture, history, nature, literature, and ethnic studies plus News from Native California, a quarterly magazine devoted to California Indian history and culture. Heyday sponsors more than 200 events annually and works in conjunction with many of the state’s leading museums, universities, and cultural institutions. Margolin is author of several books, including The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco Monterey Bay Area, named by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the hundred most important books of the twentieth century by a western writer. He has received dozens of prestigious awards among which are a Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Association, the Helen Crocker Russell Award for Community Leadership from the San Francisco Foundation, and a Cultural Freedom Award from the Lannan Foundation.

Susan Snyder, The Bancroft Library
Susan Snyder grew up on history in the valleys and foothills along California’s Highway 99, and now lives in Point Richmond, Contra Costa County. She worked as a teacher, illustrator, artist, and Japanese language interpreter before landing in The Bancroft Library, the Special Collections library at the University of California at Berkeley, where, in her capacity as head of Public Services, she has spent seventeen years exploring, moving, and serving the library’s collections. She is the author of Bear in Mind:
The California Grizzly, and Past Tents: The Way We Camped, both co-published by Heyday Books and the Bancroft Library. She’s currently working on a book about illustrated diaries, 1776 to the present.

Johanna Vondeling, Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Johanna Vondeling is Vice President for Editorial and Digital for Berrett-Koehler Publishers in San Francisco, where she has worked since 2004. She has edited books by, among many others, Jared Bernstein, Thom Hartmann, Rinku Sen, Peter Barnes, Greg LeRoy, Deanna Zandt, Linda Tarr-Whelan, and Chris Rabb. Prior to joining Berrett-Koehler, she worked for Jossey-Bass (a Wiley Imprint), W. W. Norton & Company, and Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Carol Villano, Demos
Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area in July of 2009, Carol Villano has been the Demos West Coast Representative, helping to expand their profile on the western side of the country.  Prior to moving west, Carol was the Director of Executive and Administrative Services for the organization. Carol came to Demos in 2005, after a 23-year career in teaching. During that time, she developed curriculum, taught reading, composition, and computer courses to students and teachers, and was President of a major reading
council. Carol made professional presentations at State and International Reading Conferences and did teacher training in Guatemala and for American graduate education students.

MODERATOR:
Katie Sheehan has been a Publicity Manager at Berrett-Koehler Publishers for the past two years. Katie grew up in Canada and completed her BA at McMaster University, just outside of Toronto. After attending Graduate School at San Francisco State University she stayed on in the Bay Area and pursued a career in marketing and public relations in a variety of industries. She has worked in radio, television, high-tech, and the non-profit world. Her prior book publicity experience came out of her work as the Publicity Director of a small independent publishing company in Santa Cruz, CA. Katie’s love of books and language is what keeps her coming back to the world of publishing.

PLEASE NOTE:
This meeting is on a Friday, not on our regularly scheduled Thursdays!

RSVP BEFORE Wednesday May 19 with your lunch choice:

1. Grilled chicken picatta with sun dried tomato polenta and sautéed organic spinach with roasted garlic

2. Greek-spiced chick pea fritter with sun dried tomato polenta, sautéed organic spinach with roasted garlic. Note that this can be made into a vegan meal. Please specify if that is your preference.

DESSERT
New York style cheesecake with vanilla-macerated berries

All meals include bread and butter, and soda, coffee, and assorted teas.

RSVP with your name, company name, meal choice and membership level.

NCBPMA Members: $30.00
Non-members: $45.00
Payable at the event by cash or check made out to NCBPMA. We cannot accept credit cards, sorry. RSVP cancellations must be received at least 3 business days prior to the event or you will be billed. Thank you for understanding.

Hotel Rex is located at 562 Sutter Street between Powell and Mason. The nearest BART station is POWELL. For driving directions, visit: http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/rex/contact