Saturday, April 2, 2022 — University Club, Washington DC On Saturday, April 2, 2022, at a sold-out event at the University Club, AAFSW Program Chair Sheila Switzer and AAFSW Fun For Funds Fundraising Events Chair Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, PhD, welcomed wine expert Bill Stefan for a fabulous presentation of pairing fine wine with delicate chocolates. Mr. Stefan offered wines from Italy, South Africa, Australia, North America, Japan, Greece, and Portugal and paired them with chocolates made of dark chocolate, key lime, raspberry ganache, dark cherry, caramel, coconut, almond, and more. Through this amazing trip of aromas and tastes, Mr. Stefan taught us that after weight and body,… Read MoreContinue Reading
Martine’s Must-Reads for May 2022
1. Dream Town (An Archer Novel, 3) By David Baldacci It’s the eve of 1953, and Aloysius Archer is in Los Angeles to ring in the New Year with an old friend, aspiring actress Liberty Callahan, when their evening is interrupted by an acquaintance of Callahan’s: Eleanor Lamb, a screenwriter in dire straits. After a series of increasingly chilling events—mysterious phone calls, the same blue car loitering outside her house, and a bloody knife left in her sink—Eleanor fears that her life is in danger, and she wants to hire Archer to look into the matter. Archer suspects that Eleanor knows more than she’s saying, but before he can officially… Read MoreContinue Reading
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