An Extrovert’s Tips for Making Connections in ACFW

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By Traci Tyne Hilton A funny thing happened at conference this year. I noticed that some of the name tags had little ribbons on them that said “author.” Now, it’s a fiction writers conference, so I figured we were all “authors,” but since only some folks had the author ribbon, I also figured the ribbon signified something more than just …

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

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JoAnn Swearingen is our volunteer in the spotlight this week. She is the Area Coordinator for Kansas. She does her job efficiently and well. She is always professional and has helped the Zone Director when needed as well as the ACFW Wichita chapter. Thank you, JoAnn, for helping make ACFW a better organization. Margaret Daley ACFW President

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

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In our Volunteer Spotlight this week is D’Ann Mateer. I wanted to thank her for coordinating the Young Adult category for the Genesis Contest. She has done a terrific job and we appreciate it. Also D’Ann has volunteered at our annual ACFW conference. As I’ve said before, I invite anyone else who has something to share about the volunteers in …

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

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Dineen Miller is my volunteer for this week’s spotlight. She is a delight to work with. As a Volunteer Officer for two years, I worked with her on the Featured Author program. We grew that program from one author a month to one a week because we have so many outstanding authors. Dineen did a great job implementing the expansion …

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

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This week’s volunteer spotlight is on Margie Vawter. Margie has worked in the ACFW bookstore, prayer room, mentored, and has been a critique partner for years. She started Denver’s ACFW chapter and is now the area coordinator. I meet her when we were discussing volunteers for the conference when it was in Denver. She was so helpful to a brand …

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This week I’m privileged to highlight another wonderful ACFW volunteer who puts in a lot of time helping the organization. Nora St. Laurent oversees our ACFW Book Club with over 1500 members. Each month the book club discusses two books in a selected category. She and her assistants organize these two monthly book discussions, review the book for our ezine, …