2017 South Coast Writers Conference Sponsors

We would like to acknowledge the following businesses and individuals for their contributions.

Co-Sponsors

South Coast Writers Conference Planning Committee, who work all year to make it happen!

  • Cedar Valley/North Bank Rural Fire Department
  • Amie Phillips
  • Candace Callen
  • Cathy Gillice
  • Christy Hurt
  • James Boyle
  • Jaimee Belzer
  • Karim Shumaker
  • Melissa Harner-Student Events Programmer

Onsite Conference Book Sales

Facilities

  • Event Center on the Beach
  • Gold Beach High School (a special thank you to the teachers who share their rooms, the kitchen staff, and custodians)

Community Groups and Businesses

Scholarships

  • Bandon Writers Group (2 scholarships)
  • Dangerous Minds Writers Group & Paul Thompson (Erica Atkisson Memorial Scholarship)
  • Linda Elfman (songwriting scholarships)
  • South Coast Writers Conference (Bob Simon Award)

Door Prize Donations

  • Jerry’s Jet Boats: discounted jet boat trips
  • South Coast Writers Conference: gift certificate for Saturday registration at the 2018 conference
  • South Coast Writers Conference: 2 full sets of Rogue River Echoes anthology
  • C. Lill Ahrens: Scent of Cedars: Promising Writers of the Pacific Northwest
  • Bill Cameron-Property of the State
  • Nina Kiriki Hoffman: Permeable Borders
  • Rita Hosking: “Frankie and the No-Go Road” (CD)
  • Janet Sumner Johnson: The Last Great Adventure of the PB & J Society
  • Vinnie Kinsella: A Little Bit of Advice for Self-Publishers
  • Debra Ledford: Oregon Brew Tour

Packet Materials

Conference Volunteers & Behind the Scenes Support

  • Carolyn Trigueiro-Gold Beach Books
  • Debbie Branson-Gold Beach Visitors Center
  • Francesca Jacquez: Student Ambassador
  • Janet Pretti-SWOCC
  • John Jenkin-SWOCC
  • John Roorbach
  • Kristen Clark
  • Larissa Cherpeski
  • Lea Sevey
  • Linda Elfman-Pistol River Concert Assoc. & Gold Beach Visitors Center
  • Makenzie Lee
  • MarVi Shumaker-Pruitt
  • Mary Lee
  • Nicole Trejo
  • Rebecca Marcus-SWOCC
  • Shannon Nash
  • Stacy Bergstedt-SWOCC
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