Happy spring from Hooks Book Events! Spring has sprung, bees are buzzing, birds are singing and HBE is working to build bridges in our community through our wonderful new series of Bridge Builder Events. March found us with the team from area nonprofit A WIDER CIRCLE hosting data scientist Cathy O’Neil discussing her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction. AWC supporters joined local business leaders to learn about the dark side of Big Data — the mysterious algorithms at the core of many […]
Hooks Book Events is a family business in every sense of that phrase. We view our colleagues as family as well as our clients. This week we are mourning the loss of a beloved family member, Gil Miller who was the CTO at Noblis, an organization we unabashedly called our “favorite!” Noblis was our first account. Gil and his colleague Amr El Sawy met with us in the fall of 2007, and immediately understood what we were trying to do with our […]
Thanks to HBE summer intern Cristina Shoffner who gave us six weeks of hard work. Cristina is now in Jackson, WY on a geological study and will return to the University of Michigan in the fall for her junior year. She is an Environmental Sciences major.
Margaret Wrinkle, born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, is a writer, filmmaker, educator, and visual artist. Her award-winning documentary, brokenground, about the racial divide in her historically conflicted hometown, was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and was a winner of the Council on Foundations Film Festival. Published by Grove/Atlantic, Margaret’s new book, Wash, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge our contemporary assumptions about history, race, power and healing. It has been named a finalist for best debut novel of […]
More on SUFH – Jon Stewart is a big supporter and flew in from New York City for the event. He arrived mid-event and watched with fans from the balcony. Afterwards, he stayed to greet and chat with his many fans. More photos here:
Last night Perry and Lorretta went to the Reagan Building for the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Stand Up for Heroes to benefit injured service members, veterans, and their families. Long-time ABC News’ reporter Bob Woodruff, who started the foundation, was critically wounded by an IED in Iraq in January 2006 and kept in a medically-induced coma for 36 days to help his recovery. Pictured here….Board of Trade CEO Jim Dinegar, SCI Consulting CEO Lynette Spano, Hooks Book Events Loretta Yenson and […]