February 19, 2014
Cary Siegel is the author of Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School? 99 Personal Money Management Lessons to Live By. His book offers eight lessons giving the reader practical principals to help people manage their finances. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to get a better handle on your finances, do come to this talk. He is a retired business executive. After earning his MBA from the University of Chicago, he began his career in brand management with Kraft and went on to lead several companies in marketing and sales. He has been the lead speaker at over fifty sales meetings and marketing seminars, and was honored with over twenty awards during his career. Following the principles from this book (along with hard work) allowed him to retire at the age of forty-five. For more information on this author, please go to http://www.whydidnttheyteachmethisinschool.com/.
January 22, 2014
The featured speaker for this month is Wayne Ayers. He is a reporter and feature writer for Tampa Bay Newspapers and serves on the Board of Directors of the Indian Rocks Beach Historical Museum. He culled images from a variety of sources, including his personal collection, the archives of the Pinellas County and Indian Rocks Beach Historical Societies, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History, to create this unique and entertaining "living history" of the Gulf Beaches. He is the author of Tampa Bay's Gulf Beaches: The Fabulous 1950's and 1960's and Florida's Grand Hotels from the Gilded Age.