Joan Lunden Is Perseverant Every Morning With Her Strategies for Success

February 23, 2013

by David Borzo

She was our best friend every day on Good Morning America in the ‘80’s and 90’s, and over those nearly 20 years must have interviewed every major celebrity and public figure around. But for the last decade Joan Lunden has been busier than ever with family, writing and her many business interests.  As […]

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Good Morning Des Moines: Joan Lunden is Next From SmartTalk Connected Conversations!

February 17, 2013

by David Borzo

Most of us probably know Joan Lunden as one of the great hosts of Good Morning America (GMA) from 1980 through 1997. But this famous journalist has several other careers as well, is a working mother of seven, and is a caregiver to her 93 year old mother. With her schedule she undoubtedly […]

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Doris Roberts Kicks off the 2013 SmartTalk Fighting Ageism with Determination!

January 19, 2013

It’s clear why the Everyone Loves Raymond Star has been in the Business for over 60 years.
by David Borzo 

The 2013 SmartTalk Connected Conversations series was on full display at the Des Moines Civic Center, replete with an enthusiastic opening night crowd, eager sponsors and tasty Hors D’oeuvres. But most importantly Doris Roberts was there, one […]

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Doris Roberts Kicks off the 2013 SmartTalk!

January 9, 2013

by David Borzo
The Everyone Loves Raymond Star has been in the Business 60 years.

Does everyone Love Doris Roberts? Well, since her early career appearances in 1950’s shows like the Starlight Theatre  to regular spots over the next half century in scores of shows like The Defenders, Mary Tyler Moore and Remington Steele, the public really […]

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Announcing: Change in 2013

December 21, 2012

“Smart Talk Connected Conversations”
Line-up Change for April 22nd: CBS News and 60 Minutes regular Lara Logan
by David Borzo

It’s with regret that 2013 SmartTalk Connected Conversations™ announces that Andie MacDowell had to cancel her appearance with the SmartTalk Women series in Des Moines, IA for April 22nd 2013, due to circumstances beyond our control. However, SmartTalk […]

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Looking For That Perfect Holiday Gift?

November 26, 2012

by David Borzo

Santa isn’t the only one on the way – the 2013 SmartTalk Connected Conversations™ will also be here soon! Now here’s your chance to win two tickets to one of the inspired SmartTalk shows at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines. All you need to do for your chance is take a […]

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Check out the 2013 SmartTalk Connected Conversations™ Season in Des Moines – And Help With Storm Sandy Efforts!

November 19, 2012

by David Borzo
The SmartTalk Connected Conversations Mission Statement reads: “To connect, educate and inspire women of all ages and backgrounds by providing an entertaining and unique experience that will fuel her mind and touch her heart!” That’s the mission – and the inspired 2013 lineup promises all that and more!  It’s time to get your […]

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Superstar Marie Osmond Impresses at the final 2012 Smart Talk Connected Conversation Show

May 20, 2012

by David Borzo

The 2012 Smart Talk Connected Conversations Season came to an impressive end with Marie Osmond, who impressed and delighted the Des Moines Civic Center SmartTalk crowd with poignant humor and insight. She started out talking about growing up and her mom’s many wigs, a story about hiding pencils in her mother’s beehive up-do, […]

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Close out the 2012 Smart Talk Connected Conversations Season with Superstar Marie Osmond

May 10, 2012

by David Borzo

 
“An Evening with Marie Osmond”    7:30 p.m. May 14 Civic Center of Des Moines
This month the 2012 Smart Talk Connected Conversations season comes to an end, with a visit from the ever-popular Marie Osmond, venerable singer, actress, TV star, spokesperson –  even doll designer –  to name just a few of her […]

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Melissa Stockwell: Inspiration and Heroism

April 19, 2012

by David Borzo

The real meaning of a tragic event is said to be the response, or rebirth that comes from it.  
A hero is often described as someone who acts instinctively, jumping into risk without thinking about the consequences. But that’s not how it always is, and not in the case of Melissa Stockwell, the […]

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