October 27, 2016 WIN Breakfast Meeting

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Event Details


This month’s WIN Breakfast Meeting is Thursday, October 27, and will be at the Peppermill Casino Resort Spa.

The buffet opens at 7 a.m., with the program running from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. The entrance fee is $30 for non-members and $15 for members who do not have the Pre-Paid membership. Tickets will be available for online purchase the month of the event, OR attendees can pay at the door.

Register for this event here.

This month’s Breakfast Sponsor is:

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Paul Shirley, Former NBA player on ‘Embracing and Adapting to Change’

paul shirleyAfter graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in mechanical engineering, Paul Shirley embarked on a nine ­year professional basketball career that included stops on three NBA teams, five teams in Europe,and several minor league outfits, some of which even paid him on time.

While playing for the Phoenix Suns, Paul started a blog that led to a book deal with Random House. That book, ‘Can I Keep My Jersey?’, was released to wide acclaim in 2007. Paul has since written for Esquire, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, ESPN.com and for FlipCollective.com, a website he started, and Cartel, an e­-magazine he founded.

Paul lives in Los Angeles, where he runs a writers’ workshop called Writers Blok, maintains a weekly column for theSpanish newspaper El Pais. He also runs PenCoach.com, where he serves as a writing coach, editor, and mentor.