The series began as a small gathering in 2010 and has since grown to attract nearly 1,000 people annually and speakers regularly present to sold-out audiences.
Lectures occur once a month between October and March and take place at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, OR.
What we’re looking for:
- Presenters who are experts in a topic or topics that relate to the cultural, natural or political history of the Columbia River Gorge.
- Skilled public speakers who enjoy sharing their knowledge – with the flexibility to tailor their presentation to fit
withinthe Sense of Place theme.
- Willingness to present in Hood River, OR.
What we can offer:
- Lodging for out-of-town presenters.
- Gift certificate for dinner in Hood River.
- Event marketing to our audience of 2,000 e-newsletter readers and Facebook fans, local newspapers and partners.
- Book sales facilitated by Waucoma Bookstore.
- A chance to be a part of a popular and meaningful lecture series at a professional venue that regularly draws crowds of 100-200 people.
- Modest honorarium.
Please answer the following questions and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are accepted until April 30, 2018.
isyour name and title?
- Please give us a 1-2 paragraph description of your proposed lecture (lecture topics must relate to the cultural, natural, or political history of the Gorge).
- What is your experience with public speaking? If available, please share links or videos of your public speaking experience.
- What is your connection to this topic, the Gorge
andthis region, personally or professionally?
- What interests you in being a part of the series?
Contact Amanda Lawrence
Gorge Owned (GO!) is a member-supported nonprofit helping people invest in a vibrant community, healthy environment, and strong economy in the Columbia Gorge.