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Join us for The 2014 Annual OCWW Walk, Sun at 7:15 a.m.

  • parking lot at Willow and Frontage

    Willow and Frontage, Winnetka, IL (map)

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  • The 2014 Annual OCWW Walk, Sun. Sept. 21, 7:15 a.m.

      On this our third dalliance, we’ll take along caffeinated products and do a writing crawl of about 1 1/2 miles, searching for metaphors through the Skokie Lagoons forest preserve. Wherever we stop, we’ll do a writing sprint. 

    There will be an annotated map

    .  We’ll meet at the parking lot at Willow and Frontage. It’s east of the Edens  and to your left off Willow.



    THE WALK’S WRITING CHALLENGE: 

    Walkers are eligible for a short story/essay competition. 7500 maximum word count. The general topic of which will be your recollections of landscape, man and nature, blood, toil, tears and sweat, or trek talk...whatever.Submission: on or before Thurs. Oct. 23 at an OCWW workshop. Anonymous and tendered at the check-in table in an unmarked manila envelope, labeled OCWW Walk Short Story Contest. Judges:  A panel of OCWW editors will determine the winner.  Award:  The winner shall be announced at the Thurs. Nov. 20 OCWW workshop; the winning story will be read aloud to the workshop audience; the winner will be acknowledged in OCWW’s 

    Bulletin

    , the OCWW website, and on FB.  A fine prize shall be awarded, including a complimentary lunch at OCWW’s annual Holiday Party, this Dec. 11.


    In the event of inclement weather:  light rain, wear a mac; heavy rain--stay home, but meet us at 10 a.m. at Pinstripes.



    AFTER THE WALK, 

    at 10 a.m. we’ll gather for brunch at 

    Pinstripes.

    ..where I have heard the Sunday buffet is an all-encompassing pleasure. Besides the buffet, they serve an OCWW favorite--mimosas, and there’s bowling and bocce ball.PINSTRIPES1150 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL  (about a block west of Waukegan Rd.)


    All OCWW members, friends and family are invited. Please rsvp.

    For further information go to: http://www.ocww.bizland.com


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