west coast WOMAN e-newsletter 5/14

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west coast WOMAN e-newsletter 5/14


Louise Bruderle

How’d you like to be in the funny business? If you’re Pam McCurdy, you definitely are. McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre is a very popular club that has been giving Sarasota and Bradenton a good laugh for years. The latest news from the funny folks is that they’re taking their act downtown Sarasota (1923 Ringling Blvd., to be precise) in June.

Pam McCurdy

      I just checked their web site (McCurdyscomedy.com) and all it says is they’re leaving their old location on North Trail and moving downtown TBA…so keep checking.

       So for now, get the latest by reading our profile of Pam who, though she doesn’t perform, is a vital part of the family funny biz. She does just about everything except tell jokes even though, she is very funny in person when the topic is…well, humor. No joke here – what a great addition to downtown McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre will be!
 We’ve got Pam’s profile here profile (a PDF).


     And to all of you moms out there, Happy Mother’s Day!


Louise Bruderle
Editor, West Coast Woman

3 Things Worth Doing in May 

Beautiful Skin at ANY Age…

Family Pharmacy has a great lecture coming up on skincare Thurs., May 20 at 7 p.m. Learn all about proper skin care, skin care myths, why the pH of your skin is so important and understand how detrimental chemicals are in products. 

     As a beautiful bonus, attendees will receive a FREE bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA) of their skin.
    Family Pharmacy is highlighting a new product line called SophytoPRO which is gluten free, whole food-based and 90% organic. 
     RSVP by calling 921-6645. Visit Family Pharmacy by clicking here.

Everyone Needs a Hero…

Asolo Rep has HERO: The Musical about a young man who needs to find himself and does so by embracing his own superhero. The show has a pop-rock score sung by up and coming young Broadway stars.The show is directed and choreographed by David H. Bell who wrote and directed the Asolo’s very popular Fanny Brice, America’s Funny Girl. The show runs to June 1. Tickets: visit www.asolorep.org.

Free Hands-On Social Media Workshop…

Admit is – you don’t know a tweet from a poke or a tag. So if you’d like to learn more about social media, consider a free workshop being offered by Aging in

Steve Lehman

Paradise Resource Center, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and Granny Nannies who are joining together on May 17, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to explain it all for you.

     The event will be held at the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive in the AIPRC education room.
    Presenter will be Steve Lehman, digital specialist at the HT. This is hands-on, so bring your smart phone, iPad and/or laptop. Call to RSVP: 383-6493. For more info, visit  AginginParadise.org.
Last Month’s Click Champ?

The Click Champ winner in April by far was Temple Emanu-El with an impressive 67 unique click throughs to our profile on Rabbi Elaine Rose Glickman. That was followed by advertisers The Renewal Point, Kai Moves and Gloria Musicae.

      Will you be next month’s CLICK CHAMP? List your event here and find out! WCW is now offering you the opportunity to promote your event in our monthly e-blast.
     Just $25 gets you 40 words – enough to list your event, fundraiser, networking event, seminar or lecture and get your message to 4,000 WCW digital readers!
       Will you be June’s CLICK CHAMP? To advertise your event, email us at [email protected]. Deadline for June: May 20.  Questions, call 954-3300.
Coming up in August 2014:
WCW’s Education & Learning Issue

If you teach ANYTHING you’ll want to advertise and have your school, college, academy or institute listed in our Aug. 2014 issue!
    WCW’s Education & Learning issue will have colleges

and post-secondary schools like SCF, MTI, USF, Ringling and others, but we also welcome schools like LBK Education Center, Pierian Spring, Lifelong Learning Academy, Florida Studio Theatre, Art Center Sarasota as well as anyone offering dance, music, gardening, improv or any other type of learning.
     Adult Education is popular in Sarasota and WCW readers would love to know what you have to offer – now and in season. Our readers are planning what they’ll be doing this fall so make sure they know how they can sign up for your programs.

      Contact us and we’ll send you rates and our best offer! But don’t delay…the August issue closes on July 15. We’re here to answer any questions and help you with your ads. Call us at 954-3300 or email us at [email protected].  


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