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Julie Starr Hook to appear at Third Thursday


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The Keizer Heritage Center will present local author Julie Starr Hook at its Third Thursday event on November 15. Hook, an organization expert, will give creative tips for managing the holiday season.

Hook will talk about how to plan efficient shopping trips, gift wrapping and baking days during the holidays. Among other topics will be: creative gift ideas, holiday meal planning, how to make holiday cards less stressful, and preparing for overnight guests.

Determining the have to’s and don’t want to’s during the holiday season will be a crowd pleaser. The author will also take questions from the audience.

Julie Starr Hook, of Salem, is owner of Five Star Organizing and Design. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers. Her book, “From Frazzled to Freedom” an encouraging book about how to get organized room-by-room and teaching how to maintain the organized life that currently eludes many modern families.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Center.  Admission is free. Plenty of parking is available at the Keizer Heritage Center.