Kathy Kilgore will be presenting Somerset Maugham’s book, “The Painted Veil” on Monday, Jan. 28 at noon at the USCB Center for the Arts as part of the 2013 Books Sandwiched In series. The book was chosen for the author’s connection with the Lowcountry and the “wonderful surprise” that it contains in its captivating story and characters.
Kathy is the owner of Divine Shoes in Beaufort. Having been born in Annandale, Va., Kathy moved to Beaufort in 1971 when her father was stationed at Parris Island as chief of staff. Kathy graduated from Beaufort Academy and went on to receive her B.S. in Business from the University of South Carolina. Kathy and her husband Glen moved back to Beaufort in 1991, and in 1992 founded EX LIBRIS book club, which remains to date with 25 members. Kathy is active in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, is the former chair of the Beaufort Academy Board of Trustees, and former vice-chair of the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation. She and her family enjoy boating, swimming, reading, entertaining, spending time together and fashion.