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Third annual 'Ignite The Basin' tonight

BASIN — “Enlighten us but make it quick” is the tagline for Ignite Talks.


March 9, 2018

BASIN — “Enlighten us but make it quick” is the tagline for Ignite Talks.

Ignite Talks began in Seattle in 2006 and are now in more than 350 cities worldwide including Basin, according to organizer Lynn Davies.

Ignite’s mission is “Everyone Speaks.” The goal of Ignite is to build communities and make it possible for anyone, anywhere to present their ideas and their stories, Davies said.

The first “Ignite the Basin” event was in 2015 and have been held annually since then.

This year Ignite the Basin will again be held at the Basin City Arts Center this Friday, March 9. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a social hour with refreshments and the program will start at 7 p.m. Ignite draws speakers from across the Big Horn Basin and this year’s lineup includes speakers from Park County all the way to southern Big Horn County, Davies said.

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated and will benefit the Basin City Arts Center.

The following are the speakers and topics for this year’s program.

•Loren Alberts – Reviving the Electric Car

•Marion West – Why I Love Home Brewing

•Holly & Jim Hoffman – Go West Young Man

•Casey Lewis – Life at Full Blast

•Josh Pomerory – Know Your Tree Roots

•Nikki Donohue – Out of the Darkness and into the Big Horns

•Dan Close, - Deep, Dark and Daring

•Earl Jensen – Walk Through the Flowers

•Tenika Eardley – How the Science of Gustation Can Help You Lose Weight

•Jaci Smith – Inspired to Explore


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