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ScholarShare’s Speaker Series features Shannon Miller

Free event will be held Tuesday, November 12 at 7PM at The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

October 22, 2013

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Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast

Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast

Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor

Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor
Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor

Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor




Media Contact: Susan Chicoine, PR Manager

619-685-5743 / 619-325-9416c   schicoine@rhfleet.org





SAN DIEGO, October 22, 2013 – Shannon Miller, the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history, is the featured speaker at the fifth event of the 2013 ScholarShare Speaks speaker series. The event, “Winning Every Day with Shannon Miller: Life Lessons from an Olympian, Mom, Entrepreneur and Cancer Survivor,” will be held on Tuesday, November 12, at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in San Diego. 


The free presentation will begin at 7PM and provide women with information they need to make informed decisions on health and fitness for themselves and their families.


“We are thrilled to have Shannon Miller participate in our speaker series,” said Zeny Agullana, executive director at ScholarShare Investment Board. “Her unparalleled accomplishments as a gymnast and her courageous battle with cancer will surely inspire during this special event.”


Prior to the event, ScholarShare Speaks will host a reception for registered guests, where they’ll enjoy the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s exhibits. The Fleet features more than 100 interactive science exhibits in eight galleries, as well as major traveling exhibitions.


To learn more about ScholarShare Speaks and to register for this event, visit www.ScholarShareSpeaks.com.

To learn more about Shannon Miller, visit www.ShannonMillerLifestyle.com.


The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is located at 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.



About ScholarShare Speaks

ScholarShare Speaks is the official speaker series of ScholarShare, California's 529 College Savings Plan. ScholarShare Speaks promotes the sharing of knowledge through the discussion of important topics in education, health and parenting. ScholarShare Speaks events are held throughout the state of California and are open to the public at no or minimal cost.




About the Fleet Science Center:

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. At the science center, you can explore and investigate more than 100 interactive exhibits that pique your curiosity and become immersed in an IMAX film adventure that shows the wonders of the planet--and beyond--in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater. For young science enthusiasts, the Fleet offers science workshops both at the Fleet and at schools throughout San Diego County. For adults, we offer events like Suds & Science and Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar™ at locations all over San Diego. We support communities by leveraging science resources to meet local needs. Teachers are encouraged to join our Teacher Partner Program and take advantage of our professional development opportunities. Additionally, at the Fleet Science Center, visitors will find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store, and pizzas, sandwiches, salads and healthy treats in our Craveology cafe. Located in Balboa Park, at 1875 El Prado, two blocks south of the San Diego Zoo on Park Blvd., the Fleet is San Diego's science center. Science starts here and opens a world of possibility. For information regarding current admission prices, visit our website at fleetscience.org.
About Balboa Park:
Located near downtown San Diego, Balboa Park is the largest urbancultural park in the United States. First established by the City of San Diego in 1868, it is also one of the oldest city parks in the nation and is the most visited single destination in San Diego. Its 1,200 acres include 17 museums, many gardens and attractions, the San Diego Zoo, miles of hiking trails, and multiple athletic complexes to explore and discover. For more information, visit balboapark.org.

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