Giveaway: Author/Book Spotlight: I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag… Ends July 17th
I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag: A Memoir of a Life Through Events–the Ones You Plan and the Ones You Don’t by Jennifer Gilbert
About the Book: When Jennifer Gilbert was twenty-two years old, someone tried to cut her life short in the most violent way. Not wanting this traumatic encounter to define her life, she buried it within and bravely launched a fabulous career in New York as an event planner. Always the calm in the storm—from fixing a ripped dress to relocating a lavish party on two days’ notice—she was convinced she’d never again feel joy herself. Yet these weddings, anniversaries, and holiday parties slowly brought her back to life. No one’s entitled to an easy road, Gilbert learned, but instead of anticipating our present in a goodie bag, it’s our presence that is the real gift.
Biography: Jennifer Gilbert is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Save the Date, a New York-based special events company. She was the youngest–and the only woman–recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young that year; she was awarded Working Woman’s Entrepreneurial Award of Excellence; and her company was named among the top 500 woman-owned businesses. A frequent speaker, she has appeared at New York University, Columbia Business School, and at numerous industry events. She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children. Visit her website at www.savethedate.com
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Giveaway Ends July 17th, 2013
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