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Join professional photographer and keynote speaker Mike Matthews in this interactive presentation on Macro Photography. Mike began his passion for photography over forty years ago when his parents gave him his first Canon camera. An avid outdoorsman, Mike utilizes his outdoor skills to get close to wildlife and captures it with stunning photographs that brings his audience along as if they were there. Mike's hope is that you will enjoy his passion for photography, capturing nature in its truest form through inspirational images.
The truth revealed! Join celebrated author and historian, Robert Jacob as he shares the real stories of the Pirate of the Caribbean and around the world during the golden ages, 1625-1722. Come aboard for a fascinating look in to the lives and history of the Buccaneers, Blackbeard, Henry Morgan and more.
Join author and speaker Kathryn Smith in the story of an adventurous and intriguing 20th century woman, Gertrude Sanford Legendre. Henry Shelton Sanford, Legendre’s maternal grandfather founded the city of Sanford, Florida, but her wealth came from her father’s carpet manufacturing business. A life of gilded age privilege, Gertie experienced many opportunities traveling the globe as a big game hunter. During WWII, she worked for the OSS (spy agency), captured by the Nazis in 1944 escaping over the Swiss border shortly before Germany’s surrender. Legendre lived an extraordinary life from 1902-2000, celebrating her 96th birthday in Morocco.
Let the good times roll and the gift of story fill your soul. Join Cheryl Floyd, Speaker/Storyteller for an evening filled with history, stories and music from Cheryl’s Cajun roots. Toes will tap and hands will clap in this lively, entertaining program.
Reawaken your imagination and spark a new wave of creativity to your photography with professional photographer, Colleen J. Miniuk. Through innovative concepts and methods, Colleen will focus on various techniques to overcome stagnation, tap into your creativity and revive your interest in photography. Reveal a fresh approach and new perspective in more exciting images.