The first Betsy Rose Memorial Scholarships were awarded at the a banquet on June 11 for the Arizona High School Rodeo Association. Betsy’s parents attended and her husband, Lt. Colonel Paul Batish (U.S. Air Force), presented the gifts. Both recipients plan to attend Arizona colleges or universities next year.
Betsy Rice Batish was a member of National Federation of Press Women, and won numerous writing awards from this organization between 2000 and 2014. She was an artist, photojournalist, Equestrian and Rodeo Queen and she can be remembered at www.betsyrose.org. She passed away September 2015 from cancer at the young age of 37.
Read the article in the July 8, 2016 Payson Roundup.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW TO ATTEND THE APW CONFERENCE IN SCOTTSDALE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
Plan to attend the 2016 APW State Conference on Saturday, October 15, at Scottsdale Camelback Resort, 6302 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. The APW State Board of Directors is planning an amazing professional development program titled “How to Thrive as a Writer, Not Just Survive.”
The educational portion of the program is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is open to the public. It includes lunch. Watch the future issues of the APW newsletter for more details.
In an encouraging and insightful presentation, Patricia L. Brooks will help you capture your untold story that must be told. Through her presentation: “Write the Memoir you’re Afraid to Write” she will share with you how to write this memoir to your own satisfaction so you can face your fears, get past the facts and conquer the story’s emotional truth.
- Understand the real Theme of your memoir
- Learn to dig deep to get to the Soul of the story
- Discover the Depth and Challenge of your memoir
- The Ability to reveal layers of your Heart and Hope
- The Willingness to receive Insights and Wisdom
- The Capacity to seek Personal Transformation
IF YOU ARE GOING TO THE 2016 ARIZONA HISTORY CONVENTION IN YUMA, join APW for lunch on Saturday, April 16, 2016. The lunch starts promptly at 11:30 a.m. at the Da Boyz Italian Cuisine restaurant at 284 South Main St., Yuma. According to MapQuest, this restaurant is 1 minute away from the Hilton Garden Inn & Pivot Point Conference Center where the Arizona History Convention is taking place. You will have plenty of time to join us at 11:30 a.m. and have lunch without missing out on the Arizona History Convention morning and afternoon programs. We will order from the menu at Da Boyz with separate checks. Let us know to expect you by leaving an RSVP at email@example.com. Check your membership directory if you’d prefer to call Brenda or leave a message that way.
There is another Da Boyz restaurant in Yuma, so be sure to come to the right one, at 284 S. Main St. 85364. (928) 783-8383