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Doreen Hanna

A symposium is scheduled for Santa Fe on October 18th providing presentations to advance a person’s management techniques effectively, equip the individual to excel a public speaker, strengthen one’s writing as an author or just enrich the participants as individuals. The event is sponsored by Treasured Celebrations, a non-profit based organization dedicated to working with and helping at-risk teenage girls.

The symposium will be held at Mission Viejo Academy, 4601 Mission Bend in Santa Fe(corner of Richards and Mission Bend). It will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and cost is $40 per person, which includes registration and lunch. Registration may be paid by check or credit card and mailed to Treasured Celebrations, 7608 Cree Circle, Santa Fe 87507 or by calling 505-424-0522.

A portion of the registration and contributions made at the event will by used towards funding the Treasured Celebrations’ “Becoming a Modern Day Princess” program enabling at-risk teenage girls in Santa Fe to take part.
The featured speaker will be Florence Littauer, who is a renowned speaker and founder of CLASServices through which she has been training speakers and writers for more than thirty years. The author of forty books, many of her titles have sold over 100,000 copies, with Personality Plus selling over three million copies worldwide and being translated into thirty-five languages.

Other speakers include:

  • John Thurman, a professional marriage and family counselor of Albuquerque, whose topic will be “Powerfully Influential Men”;
  • Linda Goldfarb, radio talk show host of San Antonio, Texas, who will speak on’The Power of Community”;
  • Betty Southard of Newport Beach, California, and author of three books and a staff member of CLASS since 1984, whose topic will be “Put Power in Your Presentation”;
  • Sharon Norris Elliott, speaker, author and writing coach of Inglewood,
    California, whose address will be “The Power of Your Pen”
  • Julie Ferwerda. author and freelance writer of Riverton, Wyoming, whose topic will be “The Power of One”.