DEARBORN, Michigan – Oakwood Common resident Marguerite Doman, age 96, is one of the interviewees featured the newly published book Best Dearborn Stories: Voices from Henry Ford’s Hometown. In recognition of Doman’s contribution to the book, Oakwood Common will host a book signing event, open to the public, at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2012.
Doman will be available to greet guests and sign copies of the newly published book, which will also be available for sale.
Proceeds from the sale of the book, priced at $20 each, benefit the Dearborn Historical Museum.
In addition to her featured story, Doman is recognized as a natural writer in rhyme and meter. A former elementary school teacher in Taylor, where her husband held public office, Doman had never composed a poem before joining the writers group at Oakwood Common where she has lived for nine years.
Since then, her work has been published regularly in the residents’ newsletter and in several larger writing collections including Oakwood’s annual literary journal, Poetic Resonance Imaging. She is also a regular member of the Common Expressions writers group.
The book signing event will be held in the Rotunda Room of the Oakwood Common Retirement Community which is located at 16351 Rotunda Drive in Dearborn.
For more information, email [email protected] or call 800-642-4663.
About Oakwood Common
Oakwood Common offers one and two bedroom apartments within a beautiful 29-acre retirement community that includes exquisite landscaping, nature trails and scenic views along the historic Rouge River Gateway in Dearborn. Oakwood Common apartments, available with flexible payment options, offer exceptional amenities for independent living and can be readily customized. Assisted living and a comprehensive rehabilitation and skilled nursing center are also available for those with additional needs. For more information and to arrange tours, call 800-642-4663 or visit www.OakwoodCommon.org.