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Spanish conversation and writers groups set to begin at library

A Spanish conversation group for adults will meet beginning Friday, Sept. 8 and a writers group will begin meeting on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12 at the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library in Port St. Joe.

The Spanish Conversation Group will continue to meet Friday Oct. 13 and Nov. 10 at noon and is designed for those who want to practice their Spanish conversation skills. During the sessions, participants will review some Spanish basics and get to know each other in Spanish. ​The Spanish Conversation group will be led by Marilyn Dees, Assistant Manager of the library and retired Spanish teacher. Dees has experience teaching different levels of Spanish from elementary school through Advanced Placement (college level) classes. 

Writers from all genres are invited to join the Writer’s Group where they will strengthen their writing skills, discuss techniques and challenges, and receive constructive feedback and critiques. The group will continue to meet on Tuesdays Sept. 12 and 26; Oct. 10 and 24 and Nov. 14 and 28 at 10:30 with Deborah Mays, local author, as the leader.

The programs are free and open to the public at the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library located at 100 Library Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. For more information, call 850-229-8879 or visit www.nwrls.com.

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Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper NonDoc.com during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

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