The Great Ones Speaking Event


Sunday, April 29th
2:00pm - 3:30pm

A collection of Brantford's most-successful citizens will share the story behind their story at this unique event. 

We live in a great city with some amazing stories. This is your chance to hear first-hand about what inspires some of our most notable residents. Each speaker will have 15-minutes to share their story and a question and answer period will follow. 

Speakers include: 
Graham Chittenden - Canadian Screen Award Winner, writer for the CBC show Still Standing, former MTV host and stand-up comic that has appeared on Just for Laughs. 
Krista DuChene - Competed in the Marathon event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Also known as Canada's "Marathon Mom."
Ethan Golden - A 10-year-old philanthropist who has raised nearly $65,000 for Juvenile Arthritis. You have probably given this young man a few of your dimes!
-JUST ADDED- Dave Hind - A collaborative artist who uses recycled, salvaged and found materials to make sculptures, aluminum paintings and more. 
Marsha Skrypuch - Author of more than 20 books, recipient of the Order of Princess Olha and winner of two Silver Birch Awards. 

Come discover the best of Brantford at an event that takes place in the newly renovated space at our Main Branch!

This event is part of the official Opening Ceremony weekend celebrations. 
Click here for a list of all events being held April 27 - April 29. 

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