FREE EVENT: Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (TMSIDK): Salon #2
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FREE EVENT: Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (TMSIDK):  Salon #2

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (TMSIDK) Salon: A CMG program conceived by Kathleen Bashian

5/26/2020
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Where: The comfort of your home
United States
Contact: Kathleen Bashian


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TMSIDK programs are open to all Guild members as observers and questioners. This CMG education program features 3 or 4 CMGs and/or CMG Candidates who will each prepare a short presentation on a subject of interest to all Guild guides. Veteran guides know the basics about the sites and historic persons memorialized in Washington, DC. TMSIDK will provide new information and deeper truths about familiar subjects. Each presentation will be followed by a brief Q & A.

CMG Kathleen Bashian will coordinate each salon. CMGs and CMG Candidates who wish to present should email Kathleen at krbashian@msn.com.

Responsibilities of Presenters:

  • Prepare a short presentation in advance (no unscripted chat here)
  • If visuals are employed know how to access them easily during the online presentation
  • Confer with Kathleen Bashian in advance with any questions

A facilitator will be tasked with:

  • Introducing each speaker
  • Fielding questions submitted by attendees
  • Keeping salon on time (total of 75 mins per salon)

The next Salon will take place on Tuesday, May 26 from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm. Any Guild member is welcome to join the salon as an observer and questioner. The salon is a learning experience with helpful, factual information that can be used on tour and an excellent forum to experience virtual tourism.

The Salon Program will focus on statuary

  1. The Depression Breadline Statue at FDR: Maria Limarzi
  2. Grant Memorial: Jim Carr (In preparation for Jim's presentation please view this short YouTube video before the event)
  3. Sculptor Evelyn Beatrice Longman: Maribeth Oakes

PLEASE NOTE: Two hours prior to the meeting you will receive an email with a link to join the videoconference. If you decide at that time not to participate, simply ignore the email. If you find you do not want to participate prior to the meeting date please follow the instructions on how to cancel your registration in the confirmation email.

In order to ensure that the meeting organizer has all email addresses required for the videoconference invitations, registration for this event will close at midnight the day before the event.

You may join the videoconference on a tablet, computer, or smartphone. Be aware that if you choose to dial the optional phone # to participate you will not have access to the video portion of the event. The Guild is using GoToMeeting for videoconference Education, Training, Book Group, and other online meetings and events. This software is FREE to meeting participants so please ignore all vendor references to "start for free" or "free trials". Meeting participants do not need to register for GoToMeeting accounts nor purchase any "package" from them. Please make sure you do not PAY for anything related to GoToMeeting.

All attendees registered by the deadline will earn 1 Continuing Education Credit