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What is Fremont Stories
Celebrate Fremont Heritage Team is
organizing an array of outstanding speakers
who will bring life and insight to any
organization's interest or celebration of
Fremont’s 50th anniversary. Including one of
these speakers in your organization’s
regularly scheduled meetings or 50th
anniversary programming will make history
come alive and bring new appreciation for
Fremont’s heritage and accomplishments.
How long are the talks?
volunteers participating in the Speakers
Bureau will have prepared talks from 15min
to one hour in length and will make
themselves available to give public lectures
and talks throughout 2006.
want to be a speaker,
A. Decide what
your topic(s) are and contact Fremont
Stories, we’d love to have you on board!
What topics will
will be available to speak on various topics
such as the history of Fremont’s districts,
civic life, our City’s historic sites, and
our natural history. Some of our speakers
will focus on memories of a particular era
or immigrations stories of Fremont’s
founding and recent immigrants.
What does it cost to book
a Celebrate Fremont Speaker?
A. There is no
cost for speakers, but hosting organizations
able to make donations of $50-$100 per
engagement will help fund our speakers’
program. If you would like to support
Fremont Stories, please
send e-mail and ask about sponsorship
and donation opportunities with Celebrate
want to be a
speaker. Will I receive any assistance in
preparing my talk or materials?
Bureau participants will be offered
opportunities to present their talks to the
Heritage Team in an informal, a supportive
environment during our regular monthly
Heritage meetings where they will find a
friendly crowd of listeners, receive
positive feedback and constructive
apply and receive reimbursement for covered
costs from Celebrate Fremont to
print/duplicate any graphics, slides,
handouts or other supporting material to
illustrate their talks. Speakers with topics
or presentation formats that require a
budget of greater than $75 may request a
budget review from the Heritage Steering
Committee. Reasonable Requests will be
Will speakers be paid?
Stories Speakers Bureau is an all-volunteer
effort. Speakers donate their time to
participate, and are not paid.
How do I find out more
and schedule a speaker?
A. You may
request a speaker through our
print and return this form to: Heritage
Team, c/o Museum of Local History 190 Anza
Fremont CA 94539. You may also
send e-mail or call (510) 623-7907 and
leave a message for “Fremont Stories.”