Author to Speak at Ashland University

3/16/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Sandra Philipson, the author of a series of books about her dogs, will be coming to speak at Ashland University as part of the Schar College of Education's Guest Author and Illustrator Series funded by a grant from the Hire Family Foundation.

Philipson will speak Tuesday, April 4, at 10 a.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Dwight Schar College of Education and will be autographing her books after her presentation. The speech is free and open to the public and special guests for this event will be two of Sandy's current therapy dogs.

In addition, she will be conducting a writing workshop with three classes of third graders from Mansfield City Schools.

More information about the author and her dogs can be found at www.maxandannie.com<http://www.maxandannie.com/>
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