Monthly Meetings

Holiday Luncheon Set For Dec. 13 at Momento Italian Bar & Grill in Tenafly 

Bring your festive mood with you when you come out. December 13 to the Holiday Luncheon to be held at Momento Italian Bar & Grill, 50 Prospect Terrace, Tenafly, in Bergen County. The telephone there is 201-894-1211. Gail promises to have some entertainment to go along with the Italian cuisine served up by Remi Jakupi and Alberto Dautaj. Remi has been in the restaurant and music business for 25 years. Alberto started his American restaurant career in a former luncheonette in Teaneck, and then moved on to open bigger dining rooms in Bergen County. This is his latest venture. The cost is $22 per person.

Bring a wrapped gift ($10 or so) with your name on the inside and place it in the Holiday Bag. On your way out, take a gift, if you've brought one. When you open it, you'll know who was your Secret Santa. 

Directions:
From the west – Take I-80 east to Exit 70A, Leonia. When you go up the hill, you will come to Grand Avenue, turn left. Grand changes its name to Engle Street in Englewood. It is also called County Rte. 501. Go left onto East Clinton Avenue/County 501. Then, make a left onto Prospect Terrace. The restaurant is on the left. 

From most other locales, Use I-95 to Exit 70A and follow the directions above. You can also use your GPS or go on the restaurant's website for directions. 

 
Magazine Editor Wilkolaski To Speak Jan. 17 in North Bergen 

Sherrie Wilkolaski, editor-in-chief and managing partner of Luxe Beat Magazine, is the featured speaker at our Saturday, January 17 meeting at Mundo Latino, 8619 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen. The cost is $22 per person. The telephone number is 201-861-6902.
Sherrie had to bow out of our November meeting.

Wilkolaski is the founder and president of Author's Boutique and PubSmart. In 2011, she co-founded traditional publishing house Pressque Publishing.

She is a consultant and publishing services broker for a number of small- to mid-sized publishers and printers and also hosts several radio shows. She served as board member and treasurer (2012-2014) of the International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association and was a speaker at the HP Discoop Graphic Arts Asia Conference in Beijing, China, in 2013.

Sherrie is the author of “How to Start a Wedding Planning Business” and “Cookies and Cocktails.” A third book, on marketing, will be out this year. 

 
UPCOMING EVENTS 

Feb. 21: The speaker is Lauren Class Schneider of the Broadway Fantasy Camp. Venue to be announced. 

March 21: Speaker and venue to be announced. 

April 15. The speaker is Morgan Johnston of Jet Blue arranged by Dan Schlossberg. The venue is La Famiglia, 107 E. Main Street, Bogota. This is a Wednesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. 

May 20: This is our annual Awards Night, on a Wednesday, at The Chart House, Weehawken. It is our 68th annual awards dinner. Speaker to be announced.