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Beginning January 2012 the Guild meetings will be on the third Sunday each month at the First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MO, 206 E. Washington. The time will still be at 2 pm.

HWG members enjoy the tradition, established in recent years, of prticipating, with invited guests, in an annual field trip on the day of their October meeting. The tradition began with a visit to the Hemingway/Pfeiffer Home in Piggott, Arkansas. Additional trips have included a tour of the Faulker Collection at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri; a tour of historic sites in Cairo, Illinois; a tour of the Robert Burns Stinson Library in Anna, Ilinois, with lunch at The Root Beer Saloon and a tour of the Alto Vineyard in Alto Pass, Illinois; a visit to the Stars and Stripes Museum in Bloomfield, Missouri; a tour of Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus; and in 2010 a visit to the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill, Missouri.

More information is available in the Heartland Writers Journal (Members Only)

Monthly Meeting Facilitators for 2011

  • January: Carol Fisher
  • February: Lois Emerine
  • March: Ray Nabors
  • April: John Fisher
  • May: Jonell McNeely
    The May meeting is one week early because of Mather's Day and will be held on the first Sunday, May 1, 2011.
  • June: TBA
  • July: Mary Rechenberg
  • August: Sharon Hohler
  • September: John Phil Payne
  • October: Annual Field Trip - location TBA
  • November: Janelle Burch
  • December: Chrismas Party and Election of Officers


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