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Join the ladies of Faith and Wine as we welcome TV news anchor Lois Thome. Lois Thome co-anchors “WINK News at 5″, “WINK News at 6″, and “WINK News at 7″. Lois joined WINK-TV in 1992 and since then has garnered many awards and recognition including: The Best News Anchor in Southwest Florida, the Phi Delta Kappa Lay Person of the Year, and the Quill Pen Award from the Florida Association of School Administrators. She was named a Woman in History from the American Business Women’s Association; selected as the Library Advocate of the Year by the Southwest Florida Library Network; and was voted one of the top Women of the Year by Gulf Shore Life Magazine.
Lois, a Catholic, is very involved in her community. For more than 15 years she has volunteered her time as a committee member for the Southwest Florida Reading Festival, sits on the board of Gulf Coast High School’s Sports and Entertainment Marketing Academy, served on the board for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Southwest Florida, and volunteers in area schools reading to children and mentoring students.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Public Relations, Lois worked in Madison and Green Bay in her home state of Wisconsin. She and her husband, John, live in Fort Myers with their son Nicholas and daughter Isabella.
Faith and Wine is open to all Catholic and Christian women. You do not have to be a member of St. John the Evangelist to attend this event. Please go to www.FaithandWine.com to register and pay in advance.