First Posted: 5/17/2009
More than 125 people attended the Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library 21st Annual Luncheon with a Special Author April 23 at the Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate in Dallas. native and award-winning author and educator, Susan Campbell Bartoletti, was the featured guest speaker. Mrs. Bartoletti captured the complete attention of her audience as she shared the highlights of her dual careers as an eighth-grade teacher and a published author. Her many works include varied topics such as growing up in coal country and the Irish famine. From left, are Jane Kishbaugh, luncheon co-chairperson; Bartoletti; Susan Berdis, chairperson. Absent at the time of the photo were Kay Simons, president; Jane Jones, Ruth Ann Logue, Nancy Brown, Tish Crahall, Mae Rome, Beth Rosenthal, Deborah Kirkwood and Sandy Peoples, publicity chairperson.