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TED-style talks coming to Tabb Library

(WYDaily/ Courtesy York County)
(WYDaily/ Courtesy York County)

A NASA consultant, a media company president and an educator walk into a library … and start a conversation about trust and collaboration in the community.

The Tabb Library is hosting a TED-style talk that will focus on community engagement and involvement, according to a press release from the York County Public Library Foundation.

The one-hour presentation will be at 11 a.m. July 14. Free refreshments and networking will follow.

A list of speakers and topics is as follows, according to the release:

  • “NASA’s Enhancing your Creative Genius” presented by W.J. Rogers, NASA contract consultant. Rogers will explain the psychological variables that affect creativity.
  • “Restoring Local in a Shifting Media Landscape” presented by Tom Davis, president of Local Voice Media, parent company of WYDaily. Davis will discuss how news outlets create community conversations.
  • “Building Trust and Loyalty to Your Brand” presented by Courtney Buzzell, president of Proximo Marketing and the Peninsula Women’s Network. Buzzell will talk about her passion for empowering businesses both locally and nationally.
  • “Working Together: Creating Serendipitous Moments” presented by Marla Schuchman, owner of Three Sheep Consulting and co-founder of Momentum. Schuchman will talk about her ongoing efforts to connect and strengthen businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • “PTA: America’s Largest and Oldest Child Advocacy Group” presented by Art Wayne, Virginia PTA Peninsula District director. Wayne will share the PTA’s efforts to empower children to reach their potential.
  • “Next Chapter of the Library” presented by Kevin Smith, York County Public Library director. The Yorktown Library is expanding and remodeling, with plans for more partnerships with other local organizations.
  • “The World Needs Leaders” presented by Noami Lewis, community talks moderator and Toastmasters District 66 director. Lewis will discuss the path to leadership and the role leaders play in society.

The Tabb Library is at 100 Long Green Blvd. in Yorktown.

[Editor’s note: WYDaily is owned by participant Tom Davis.]

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