May 14, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Author Ann Rule to speak at annual 'Bagels & Books' event
Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation—Supporting Kids in the Classroom
Join the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation (GBEF) at "Bagels & Books" to be held on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Grace Community Church 800 SE Hogan Road, Gresham from 7:00 -8:30 am. This year’s featured speaker is Ann Rule, who is widely regarded as America’s foremost true crime writer. Joining Ann for the event will be her daughter, Leslie Rule, also a published author. A complimentary light breakfast will be served and the authors will autograph their books. Barnes & Noble will be on-site with new books to purchase, and guests are welcome to bring books from home to have signed.
Sponsors of this event include: Jazzy Bagels, Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center, Boeing, Historic Downtown Gresham Kiwanis, the Gresham-Barlow School District Board of Directors, KeyBank, and Starbucks.
The Gresham-Barlow School District serves more than 12,000 students in grades K-12. The Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation formed in 1994 to assist the schools of the district in providing the best possible educational opportunities for its students.
About Ann Rule: Ms. Rule is regarded by many as America’s foremost true crime writer and the author responsible for the genre as it exists today.
Most of her 33 books and 1400 articles deal with three areas: the victims’ stories; the detectives and prosecutors and how they solve their cases with old-fashioned police work and modern forensic science, and the killers’ lives.