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Public Speaking Skills Workshop Coming to Port Washington

The event takes place Sept. 22 at the library.

The Port Washington Public Library presents a free interactive workshop on the skill of public speaking and speech writing. "The Effective Presenter – How to Write and Give a Speech" will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

The workshop provides participants with expert professional coaching in public speaking skills and how to organize a clear and concise message resulting in successful presentations for business, education and industry.

The program includes:

  • How to combat the heckler in your audience;
  • How to use humor in your speech;
  • How to conduct question and answer sessions, and more.

Participants will arrive at their own personalized and professional communication style and will be ready for the next speaking task at hand. This workshop is for people who are at any level of  their career path or for people who are in transition or for people who are in the process of determining their next step.

The program will be given by Bernard FitzGerald, Jr., speaker, coach, and writer who has more than 25 years of experience in the industry of public speaking creating highly successful multilingual organized speakers bureau programs, coaching speakers, designing presentations and delivering his motivational speech, "Making Good on a Promise – Strategies for Survival."

Registration required. Call 883-4400, Ext. 136. 

John Conners September 13, 2012 at 02:57 PM
I recenlty saw Bernard FitzGerald, Jr. who is an expert in the industry of public speaking keynote in New Orleans at a conference on Empowerment for People with Disabilites his motivaltional speech Making Good on a Promise had been riviting it changed my life I had never seen anyone work an audience the way FitzGerald does.

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