Bookstore Event: Local Author Night with Dr. Marie Langworthy, Patrina Dixon, and Anthony Price

Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00 PM (ET)
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore

Dr. Marie Langworthy, Shifting Gears: To Your Life & Work After Retirement     
Whether you are about to retire, already retired, urged to retire or involuntarily downsized, the retirement experience is a seismic shift from known to unknown. Shifting Gears to Your Life & Work After Retirement will clarify and demystify the confusion, even the panic, surrounding this crucial transition, and help you design your ideal retired life path.
Income may not be first on your list for what you will miss most about working. Even more critical, how will you replace your sense of social connection, purpose, mental stimulation, relevance? And how will this sea-change effect your essential relationships?
While there are many books to help you with your retirement finances, what about your retirement life? What will engage you and make this final third of your life meaningful and right for you?
Shifting Gears will be your guide through the possibly shattering, but ultimately exhilarating, process of defining and pursuing the path best suited to who you have become, and who you want to be when you “grow up” again, this time.
Dr. Marie Langworthy, after retiring from 25 years as an educator and administrator, spent a few years supervising student teachers and teaching basic technology skills to the adult community. She continues to enjoy her retirement career as author and editor, co-authoring (with Carolee Duckworth) Shifting Gears to Your Life & Work After Retirement, and Shifting Gears to Your Career Working Online. She is currently working on a Career Changers series, and writing copy for website developers and owners. Marie is active with Soroptimists International, a volunteer organization whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. Her leisure pursuits are travel, the theater, fishing, binging on movies and TV series, and attempting to improve her skill at solving crossword puzzles! 

Patrina Dixon, It'$ My Money - A Guided Journal to Help You Manage Your Finances
A Guided Journal to Help You Manage Your Finances is the first in a series of journals dedicated to financial literacy and money management. It’$ My Money is designed to enrich teenagers with simple but smart financial information while providing inspiring quotes and guided questions. Financial scholars will be able to explore topics and increase their application of financial tools through specific action steps. It’$ My Money equips teens with the content and confidence needed to manage their finances!
Patrina Dixon, Certified Financial Instructor, is an advocate for financial literacy with a passion for serving her community. Dixon currently holds a Financial Management Certificate from CornellUniversity and uses her company, P.Dixon Consulting to offer money management strategies to people of all ages. Patrina has an extensive background in account management and engagement. She’s involved in molding the next set of financial leaders with several local agencies in her hometown. It’s My Money journal series allows Patrina to educate and enlighten families on their finances. Patrina Dixon is a devoted wife and mother who resides in Connecticut.
Anthony Price, Get the Loot and Run: Find Money for Your Business
Whether you're a startup or a billion-dollar business, Get the Loot & Run will show you how to source capital while building an extraordinary business focused on solving problems for customers. 
Anthony Price distills wisdom from years of hard-earned experience on the front lines of advising companies. This book is your field manual to slay the capital dragon and free customers from mediocre businesses. The thought-provoking message is simple: Fix your business model and capital will flow. 
Anthony Price has worked in the alternative lending and economic development space for 12 years as an executive and entrepreneur. He has help businesses access tens of millions of dollars. He has worked with all types of businesses from restaurants, manufacturers, high tech companies, construction firms, fitness gyms and countless other businesses. His small business counseling experience is extensive, including strategic planning, marketing, business plan preparation and locating capital.
In 2006, Anthony put his expertise to work as a volunteer in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to help small businesses recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Rita. He continues to work with SCORE to help small businesses grow. Anthony earned a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from PostUniversity and a Master's Degree in Organization Behavior from the University of Hartford. 


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