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Spark Stories: Emily Steele

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Teens , Adults

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Join us for the premiere of Emily Steele’s Spark Story.  Emily supports local business owners as the CEO of dsm hummingbirds, Owner and Founder at Love Local, and Former President at FemCity Des Moines.  She recently founded Local Business School, a program that helps local business owners create a profitable online presence.  You'll hear Steele’s “spark story”--what motivates her to strengthen the Des Moines community and find out what she reads to get inspired.

Tune in on Facebook or YouTube for the premiere.



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