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Author and photographer to present on social media at WIN breakfast

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Award-winning photographer and author, Karen Walrond, is this months WIN breakfast keynote speaker.

Award-winning photographer and author, Karen Walrond, is this month’s WIN breakfast keynote speaker.

Award-winning photographer and author, Karen Walrond, is this month’s WIN breakfast keynote speaker. Walrond’s talk is, “The Art of Social Media: Connecting to Customers through Storytelling.”

The event is Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 a.m. at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino.

Walrond worked as a structural engineer and lawyer in corporate America, but it wasn’t until she picked up a Nikon camera that she began a successful career as an author and photographer.

Walrond is know for her lifestyle, travel and photo blog, Chookooloonks, which allows people worldwide to view their lives as extraordinary. The blog has images that have been displayed in exhibits around the country.

Walrond is also author of the bestselling book, The Beauty of Different, composed of images and essays exemplifying what makes people feel beautiful. Her work has been on PBS, Huffington Post and CNN.com, and she has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

RSVP at 775-359-7117. Breakfast is $15 for members and $30 for non-members. More information is here: www.winevada.com.