Washington, DC, January 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Well-known for creative arts activities and events, the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) is sponsoring a series of webinar educational seminars. On Tuesday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time 6:00 p.m. Central Time 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time members and non-members alike have an opportunity to participate in a webinar - An Intimate Portrait as Seen Through the Eyes of a Portrait Artist. In this online webinar, Dr. Bernice Reid shares how she realized her dream of becoming a portrait artist, what the NLAPW has meant to her over the years, how she learned to overcome adversity with grace, how she understood "what I was put on earth to do"; and life lessons to encourage younger artists, many of which come from her book, Grandmother's Shelf: Life Lessons For Successful Living, www.grandmothersshelf.com .
About the Instructor, Dr. Bernice Reid -
Bernice Reid has been a trailblazer all of her life, including serving as NLAPW's first African American President during a time when our country was still experiencing strong racial prejudice. Undaunted and secure in her sense of calling, she served the League faithfully. She holds the rare distinction of being a member in all three categories: Artist, Writer & Composer.
About the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW)
Founded in 1897, the NLAPW, identified by Great Nonprofits as a 21st century ‘outstanding nonprofit’, is recipient of the Literary Hall of Fame Award in recognition for their contribution to the cultural life of the United States and the George Washington Honor Medal sponsored by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for a collaborative effort to promote an understanding and appreciation of America’s rich heritage and unique freedoms. Consisting of more than 100 branches located throughout the United States, membership is comprised of three comprehensive classifications: Letters, Art, and Music. For details, visit web site www.nlapw.org or contact the national headquarters by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 202-785-1997, or by mail at NLAPW, 1300 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-1973. Or, follow League activities through face-book group National League of American Pen Women or Twitter ID NLAPW or link to ‘YouTube’ NLAPW, http://www.youtube.com/user/NLAPW2010.
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Side-bar: Tuesday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time 6:00 p.m. Central Time 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time NLAPW sponsors webinar - An Intimate Portrait as Seen Through the Eyes of a Portrait Artist. For details, visit www.nlapw.org or call 202-785-1997.