May 18th Program

The Scoop on Service Dogs...and Other Working Dog Deets!



Catherine Mann & Her Service Dog


Multi-award winning author Catherine Mann has penned over 75 novels for Harlequin, Berkley, Sourcebooks, and Tule. And during all that time at the computer you can find her with a foster dog sleeping on her feet. All a part of a day in the life when training service dogs. If you've followed Catherine for even five seconds on social media, you know that she's long been active in animal rescue and working dog organizations. Now that she lives in South Carolina, she volunteers with PAALS - Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (501c3) - an ADI accredited organization that trains and places service dogs. FMI on Catherine, check out her website or visit her on Facebook at Catherine Mann (author). 


From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Mann


Ever been confused by all the terminology out there about working dogs? What's the difference between a service dog, therapy dog, and emotional support animal? What kind of dogs are allowed where, how should they behave - and how should we behave? Catherine Mann will be sharing more about this and a host of other working dog info to weave into the story line of your next novel. Catherine will also be bringing a special guest with her …. a service dog in training who will give a demo! Prepare to be dazzled and charmed!

Program Information

Each program costs $7 to $10 (cash or check at the sign-in desk).

  • $7.00 for the morning session and speaker

  • $10.00 for the morning session and speaker and afternoon writing space.

  • So you can pay $7.00 if you want to come hear the speaker, stay for good news, network, and then leave.

  • Or you can pay $10.00 if you want to do all that and spend the afternoon writing or editing with your fellow writers.

  • That price also includes beverage service as there will be a beverage station all day.

  • That no longer includes breakfast.

  • Members and guests must be 18 years old to attend.

Meeting Schedule:

9:00-10:00 Coffee and Networking
10:00-11:00 Featured Speaker
11:00-12:00 Book signing/Business Meeting

New Meeting Location:

Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree
5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 416-7655

P.O. Box 1484
Buford, GA 30515
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Monthly Program Information
Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree
5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 416-7655

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