Sept 21st, 2017 @7pm
Workshop Brewing Co, Traverse City, MI
Fulfillament is a storytelling event where five local community leaders and entrepreneurs will take the stage to tell their journey of how they found fulfillment through vocation- the inside story. Each storyteller will issue a challenge for the audience to do something to find fulfillment in their own lives. A $500 grant is awarded to an audience member with a good idea that needs some help to get it started.
TICKETS: $15 at the door or $13 online
Doors at 5:30 for folks who want to order dinner/drinks before hand! (awesome custom menu for the eve!)
7PM event starts
NORM WHEELER is the co-creator and host of Beach Bards Bonfire (by heart storytelling around a bonfire), a retired Astronomy and English teacher at the Leelanau School after 32 years, and a trumpet/flugelhorn player for Jazz North, The Wild Sullys, Goodboy!, and Luunappi around the area for 20 years. While hitchhiking around Europe in the 1970s, he met Mimi (founder of Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate) in Copenhagen, and they brought their family (Jacob & Julia) to Leelanau County in 1984.
DIANA LADIO is a studied Americana fiddler, 5-string violinist, and classical violist. After receiving degrees in music performance and music education from the University of Michigan, she co-founded the instrumental fusion trio and educational ensemble, The Moxie Strings, which she also manages and promotes. In 2015 she joined the ranks of Irish super-group, The Elders, and now tours internationally with both bands performing shows, teaching clinics, and presenting at music education conferences. She specializes in introducing young musicians to the joy and importance of exploring different genres of music and finding their personal musical paths. Diana is a 5-time marathoner and an avid mind and body wellness enthusiast.
“Through a process of self-awareness, honesty, and courage, each of us has the power to discover a path of personal purpose and live an enjoyable life that celebrates our truest selves.”
ANNE HOYT is the cheesemaker and co-owner of Leelanau Cheese. Anne was born in the north of France and moved to the Roquefort region to work in agriculture as a chicken and turkey farmer, vegetable grower and also worked with goats and goat cheese. After that Anne was a Shepard in Switzerland. After years of training and hands-on experience finally led her and her husband back to Michigan.
FERNANDO MEZA is a first generation Mexican-American born in East Los Angeles, an advertising whiz who cut his teeth in Manhattan, Meza purchased the innovative digital marketing agency OneUpWeb in 2014 and moved it to a revitalized warehouse in the Grand Traverse Commons. Meza says he feels more proud of his Latino heritage here than he would in LA or New York.
JACKIE KASCHEL is the ED of Peace Ranch, serving horses & humans in need of rescue… from abuse, neglect, conflict, grief, pain. Equine assisted counseling has led the way pioneering experiential equine assisted mental health and educational services in Northern Michigan. She is uniquely suited to this endeavor with her combined unique personal experience, solid multi-disciplinary experience in counseling and excellent horsemanship skills. Jackie oversees program design, implementation, assessment and provides overall organizational direction.
Chelsea and Shea are the co-creators of Fulfillament, a live storytelling event featuring local community leaders who share their journey towards fulfillment through vocation that will challenge you to come alive.
“My mission in life is to use what I’m good at and passionate about for good, and to inspire others to do what makes them come alive and make a difference in the world.” Chelsea is a graphic designer, creative consultant, entrepreneur coach, video producer, speaker and conscious entrepreneur. Through her company C.Bay Design she offers branding, design, creative consulting and coaching specifically for environmentally and socially responsible companies and organizations. She has designed for iconic TC brands such as The Workshop, Yen Yoga, The Redheads, Left Foot Charley, Esch Road Foods, Just Good Chocolate and countless others. Through her newest venture, The Conscious Entrepreneur, she is a coach and consultant for entrepreneurs and entities with a passion for good-for-the-world ideas and meaningful work aligned with your values, strengths and what makes you come alive. – from the inside out. She aims to empower others to make ideas happen, be successful and make a difference. Having lived and traveled around the world, Chelsea is a native of Traverse City.
Shea is endlessly curious about people and has dedicated her life’s work to preserving the art of conversation and engagement, which is the foundation of her one-on-one coaching work. A recovering evangelical, she brings spiritual undertones to her coaching, writing and humor. As a writer, she has contributed to Kinfolk, The Life Artist, Culture Keeper, The Business News, Grand Traverse Woman and her own blog. By day she is an intraprenuer as the director of Client Experience at Prout Financial Design where she also produces and co-hosts a weekly radio show. You will find her most alive when she is conversing with YOU! Quote to live by: “Be curious, not judgmental.” -Walt Whitman