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2021 Virtual Awards Weekend


Go On Girl! Book Club Author Awards Weekend

  May 21-22, 2021

 Go On Girl! Is Going Virtual Again!

Go On Girl! Book Club invites you to join us for our Author Awards Weekend.  It is a Virtual Event which will be entertaining, exciting, fun, and planned especially for you.  Our theme is “Celebrating 30 Years With Go On Girl! Book Club”.  This two day event will include a GOG Conversation, GOG Mixer/Chapter Strut, 30th Anniversary Day Party Celebration and the highlight of the weekend, the Author Awards presentation.  We welcome our guests to gather with us for the GOG Conversation and Author Awards Event. The Author Awards will honor our Author of the Year- James McBride and New Author of the Year- Sara Collins, and Jr GOG Readers Choice Author- L.L. McKinney, as well as other literary contributors and our scholarship winners.

We can’t wait to be in the company of our literary sisters to celebrate this Epic 30th Year Anniversary Milestone of Go On Girl! Book Club. Although virtual, we are going to have a great time together.  So, bookmark this chapter in Go On Girl! History's page and reserve the dates to celebrate with us. The registration fee for this event is $20 and the registration deadline is May 14, 2021.  The 30th Anniversary T-Shirt is available for the purchase price of $25 which includes shipping. All T-Shirts will be mailed to the Chapter Facilitators and individual guests. The deadline to purchase the T-Shirt is May 8, 2021.

Each GOG! Chapter is encouraged to participate in the Chapter Strut via video or virtually. The level of participation shall be determined by each Chapter based on their individual state’s guidance on social gatherings.

Our Signature Cocktail and Signature Mocktail Recipe will be provided a few days prior to the start of our AAW.

We are looking forward to sharing this special weekend with you.


                         Virtual Author Awards Weekend At A Glance

Friday, May 21, 2021

5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.- Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.- Board of Directors/Facilitator Advisory Council Meeting

7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.- GOG Conversation With Author Salamishah Tillet “In Search Of The Color Purple”: ”The Story Of An American Masterpiece”- Open To The Public

8:30 p.m.- Until- GOG Mixer/Chapter Strut- Signature Cocktail/Mocktail, Fun, Games, and Prizes

Saturday, May 22, 2021

12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.- Membership Meeting

2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.- Author Awards Presentation- Open To The Public

4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.- 30th Anniversary Day Party Celebration- GOG Members Are Encouraged To Wear The 30th Anniversary T-Shirt To The Party.  Our DJ Will Definitely Put You In The Party Mood.  So Let’s Party!


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