Speakers

Already have a topic in mind? Let us know and we can help you find a local speaker to meet your needs. Call the CVB at (402) 461-2370.

Adams County Historical Society
The Adams County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the historical record of the times and people of Adams County, Nebraska. They present programs on preservation and historical interest in the area. Members of the Society board may be available for presentations on various topics including: Walt Miller-Naval Ammunition Depot, Elizabeth Spilinek - Historic Architecture, Will Locke - Oregon Trail. The CVB would be glad to call these individuals on your behalf.

Central Community College Speakers Bureau
Contact: Beth Bohrer (402) 461-2401
CCC offers 33 career and technical education programs with a focus on degree, diploma and certificate programs requiring two years or less to complete. The college offers classes in communities throughout its 25-county service area, online learning, and training and development for businesses, industries and other organizations. Faculty members in a variety of industries and academic areas are available for presentations for your group.

Hastings College Speakers Bureau
Contact: Leanette Shea (402) 461-7327
Hastings College is a private, undergraduate, four-year, residential liberal arts college. It was founded in 1882 by a group of men and women seeking to establish a Presbyterian-related college dedicated to high academic and cultural standards – traits that still apply over 125 years later. During the academic year, the Hastings College Speakers Bureau offers programs and entertainment presented by its faculty and staff to any organization within a 50-mile radius of Hastings. Requests for a program should be made at least two or three weeks in advance. A catalog of the speakers and topics can be found at
www.hastings.edu.

Humanities Nebraska 
(402) 474-2131
More than 150 speakers offer 290 programs covering U.S. history and contemporary topics, global issues and cultures, literature and language, Nebraska and Great Plains history, ethnic history and culture, reading, writing and storytelling, and poetry and music. Forty-three of the programs are presented as living history with scholars portraying historical characters. There is a modest fee for speaker programs. Click here
 to see a complete catalog.

UNL Adams County Extension
Contact: Beth Janning (402) 461-7209
Faculty from the Extension provide research-based, education programs and resources free of charge. Programs within these areas are available in Adams County: Animal Agriculture, Child & Youth Development, Crops for the Future, Entrepreneurship, Food, Nutrition & Health, Water & Environment, Acreage, Lawn & Landscape. For specific topics please call (402) 461-7209.

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