Luncheon Speakers

Dec. 3, 2009–Tales of ‘changing paths’–Bill Sherwonit

A summary of our December 2009 speaker, Bill Sherwonit By Dianne O’Connell At the monthly luncheon Thursday, December 3, held at the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, nature writer Bill Sherwonit took Alaska Professional Communicators on a tour of some of the journeys–psychological, spiritual and natural–experienced during the writing of his most recent two books. Speaker […]

Sept. 3, 2009–McMurren’s Secret: Enjoy What You Do–Scott McMurren

A summary of our September 3, 2009 speaker, Scott McMurren by Kay Vreeland and Sonya Senkowsky Scott McMurren, Alaska’s premier travel blogger and longtime Anchorage Daily News travel columnist, spoke at the September 3 luncheon. He underscored his passion for travel–particularly cheap travel – and all the wonders that it can bring to the intrepid […]

June 4, 2009– “About Face” film-maker: Child’s cries for help led to friendship, film–Mary Katzke

A summary of our June 4, 2009 speaker, Mary Katzke By Kay Vreeland Mary Katzke, whose media production company Affinityfilms Inc. completed the documentary “About Face” in January 2009, spoke at the Alaska Professional Communicators luncheon June 4, explaining how the film was made, its story, and its future. The film’s subject, Gwendellin Bradshaw, was […]