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June 19, 2017

New Talk20MHK event features K-State experts, local enthusiasts and explorers

Submitted by Kayla Savage

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Four K-State experts and four local enthusiasts will share their knowledge, stories and skills with the Manhattan community at Talk20MHK from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in the Manhattan Public Library auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave. The event is free and open to all ages.

Talk20MHK is a collaborative project between UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library to build strong community connections by giving individuals a platform to share various topics with others in the community. Two events will take place each year, one in June and one in January.

The speakers will each give a dynamic, seven-minute presentation featuring 20 PowerPoint slides. The audience will have a chance to ask questions and visit with the speakers after the presentations.

The following individuals are June 2017 Talk20MHK presenters; included is their topic: 

  • Whitney Bandel, instructor of art: Electronic textiles for STEM (STEAM)
  • Carol Barta, permaculture
  • Susanne Glymour, peaceful communication
  • Zain "Zen" Iqbal, instructor at Hale Library: Cross-cultural exchange
  • Daniel Ireton, associate professor at Hale Library: Swordfighting
  • Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology: Tiny House MHK
  • Marcia Rozell, paddling Kansas waterways
  • Doug Tippin, Military Trail Project

For more information about the presenters and the event, visit talk20mhk.org

UFM Community Learning Center is a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, Manhattan and communities across Kansas.

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