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February 22, 2012 Hood College SAAC Sponsors Campus Visit By Author Julie Gaver

The Hood College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is proud to sponsor a motivational talk with well-renowned storyteller and author Julie Gaver on Monday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Whitaker Commons.

Gaver's talk is entitled, "Whatever it Takes! Life Lessons from the World of Sports" and is open to the entire Hood College community and the general public.

Well known for her high energy presentation style, Gaver has been professionally speaking nationwide for the past 20 years. A master storyteller, she uses a unique blend of experience and theatrics to bring her presentations to life.

Her training organization, Julie Gaver Training & Development, LLC, helps to create work environments which foster higher levels of attitude, productivity, teamwork and creative thinking. In this capacity, she has worked with some of the most prestigious and successful firms in the country.

Locally, Gaver currently serves as Past-Board President of Leadership Washington County. She currently serves on the boards of Cocktails for a Cause of Maryland, which sponsors events to benefit nonprofits serving the needs of women and children. Additionally, she serves on the board of Woman to Woman Mentoring, an organization providing mentors to women ages 18-35.

Gaver is the author of the new book series Must Love Shoes, which captures many of life's ordinary moments in such a way that we are able to see the meaning, lesson and humor in the little things. Copies are available in Frederick at Molly's Meanderings or online at www.mustloveshoes.com.

Learn more about Julie Gaver at http://www.juliegaver.com/index.cfm.