Monthly Membership Meetings


Membership meetings are held the second Monday of each month between September and May.
They begin at 1:30 and end at about 3:00 pm.
The meeting place is the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ.

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The meetings are open to the public as well as members. Click HERE to see prior speakers.


MEETING SPEAKER TOPIC

February 8, 2016

Mary Booth Bowden

Mary E. Booth was born in Buffalo, NY. She earned a degree in Mortuary Science from Hudson Valley Community College. She worked in the communications industry for 24 years. She was a licensed real estate broker. She moved to the southwest in 1998 where she received an advanced certificate in Behavioral Health from South Mountain Community College and a certificate from Azusa Ministry Training Institute.


B.F. Booth: The Legacy

Mary E. Booth Bowden is Benjamin Franklin Booth’s granddaughter. As a child Mary heard family stories about her grandfather. He had been born into slavery in 1858 but was determined to get an education – despite having to continue to work on farms to help his mother support the family after his father died. He became a teacher, principal, and a successful lawyer.