CENTRAL OREGON WRITERS GUILD
Thursday, January 28, 2009 Meeting
Central Oregon Writers Guild’s Thursday January 28, 2010 meeting features Bend publisher Pamela Hulse Andrews, who will speak on the topic “The Accidental Writer”. Redmond, Oregon, December 8, 2009—Pamela Hulse Andrews, founder and owner of Cascade Publications, Inc. (CPI), will speak at the Central Oregon Writers Guild’s Thursday January 28, 2010 meeting. Her topic is “The Accidental Writer” and she will talk about her process for writing the editorials featured in her publications, which she describes as “a little off the norm” and how she got there. Cascade Publications include Cascades East, a quarterly recreation and adventure magazine, Cascade Business News, Central Oregon’s bi-weekly business newspaper, Cascade Arts & Entertainment, Central Oregon’s monthly arts and culture magazine, and Cascade Discovery (for babyboomers).
Pamela’s expertise includes nearly 25 years of hands-on experience in writing, designing, marketing and publishing. She has championed and played a leadership role in promoting arts and economic vitality in the high desert region, as well as furthering cultural tourism. She serves on the Oregon Cultural Trust Commission and the Oregon Children’s Foundation and was previously on the Oregon Economic Development Commission. She has received many honors throughout her career, including the Redmond Chamber Award for Leadership in 2002, United Way Volunteer of the Year in 2003, and the Oregon Governor’s Arts Award. In 2000 Cascade Business News was awarded Oregon’s small business of the year honor. In 2004 she was honored with the March of Dimes White Rose Award for service to the Central Oregon community. In 2006 CPI received an Austin Family Excellence in Business award. Her son, Jeff Martin, joined the company in 2000 to help expand and manage the growing company, which has more than doubled in size since she founded it in 1993. Pamela’s website is www.cascadebusnews.com.
Central Oregon Writers Guild’s Thursday January 28, 2010 meeting takes place at the Central Oregon Community College Redmond Campus, 2030 SE College Loop, Building 1 Room 122, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public.