The Circus Sarasota gala was definitely an interactive event, as guests had the chance not only to rub elbows
with professional clowns, jugglers and aerialists but to try a little performing themselves.
Proximity allows more of their key players to attend and rub elbows
with the up-and-coming and the already established people in the world of book publishing.
"I get to rub elbows
with groups from all around the country, and, without fail, people express their thanks and their admiration for what our young men and women are doing.
In the words of poet Dylan Thomas, "Death shall have no dominion." Thus the folks whose names appear on our basement wall rub elbows
with Saint Ignatius of Loyola and Saint Mary Magdalene and the kid who was gunned down on Chicago's South Side last week.
If we knew, perhaps we could steal enough green status--at least for one lazy Saturday afternoon in June--to, rub elbows
with Slim, Zambrano and all those other heavy players out there.
Scottsdale also hosts an annual underwriting seminar at its headquarters for its MGAs every year and invites the MGA upper management out West every August to rub elbows
and get the story of how business is really doing.
Ms Wiz Goes to Hollywood is book #14 and in it she lends a hand to young Shelley Kelly, who wins a trip to the glitzy city and hopes to rub elbows
with her favorite movie stars.
 Spaulding knew that the annual conference allows burgeoning dancers to rub elbows
with heroes like Donald McKayle, Ron Brown, Dudley Williams, and Virginia Johnson.