Just in time for Mother's Day, Fairfield County radio personality Lisa Wexler's new book Secrets of a Jewish Mother: Real Advice, Real Stories, Real Love makes its debut. The book is co-written with her mother, Gloria Kamen, and her sister, Jill Zaren, of Bravos' hit television show, "The Real Housewives of New York City." Wexler will give a book talk on Thursday, May 6, from 12:30 1:00 p.m. at the Westport County Playhouse. The event is part of Connections Public Relations' ( www.connectionpublicrelations.com ) "First Thursdays" networking events and is sponsored by Westport local businesses striving to network and support one another.
Wexler hosts a radio show about advice, entertainment and passionate women, such as her first guest, Governor Jodi Rell. "The Lisa Wexler Show" grew from a 60-minute show on Saturday mornings to a five day a week live broadcast on 1400 WSTC Monday thru Friday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Wexler is Cox Radio's first local woman personality in daily rotation and was named the "Gold Coast Best Radio Personality" in July of 2009 in an annual reader survey. Wexler also won the prestigious Gracie Award in 2010 for her Gloria Steinem interview.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. In honor of Mother's Day, bring your mother or a friend for two tickets for $30 with a gourmet box lunch provided by Collyer Catering, LLC ( www.collyercatering.com ).Gift bags will be provided by Propper Chiropractic LLC. There also will be a raffle benefitting non-profits including Westport Country Playhouse and Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Foundation ( www.bceaf.org ). Prize are sponsored by local Westport businesses such as iFloat Spa ( www.ifloatspa.com ) and Pilates for Every Body. Robin Scarella, owner of Connections, started this group of Locals for Locals and holds numerous networking events for local businesses and charities in Westport. Join these businesses for an afternoon all about the complicated relationship between mothers and daughters and wisdom for a women's life.
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