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Photo Caption: ScholarShare’s Speaker Series features Olympian Shannon Miller

Free event will be held Tuesday, November 12 at 7PM at The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

November 04, 2013

ScholarShare Speaks logo
ScholarShare Speaks logo
Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller, Olympic gymnast
Shannon Miller: Olympian, Mom, Entrepreneur and Cancer Survivor
Shannon Miller: Olympian, Mom, Entrepreneur and Cancer Survivor
Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor
Shannon Miller, Olympian, Mom-preneur and Cancer Survivor
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center 40th Anniversary logo
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center 40th Anniversary logo

Photo Captions for ScholarShare’s Speaker Series featuring Shannon Miller

Photos courtesy of Dave Black

{Miller101} Audiences watch Shannon Miller on the balance beam during the Olympics © David Black

{Miller301} Shannon Miller preforming a straddle on the balance beam © David Black

Photo courtesy of Renee Parenteau

{Shannon-Miller-8383} Shannon Miller holds her numerous Olympic medals © Renee Parenteau

Photos courtesy of Liliane Hakim

{ShannonMiller537} Shannon Miller was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2011 © Liliane Hakim

{ShannonMiller313} Shannon Miller received a clean bill of health in September, 2011 © Liliane Hakim

 

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SAN DIEGO, October 22, 2013 – Shannon Miller, the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history, is the featured speaker at the fifth event of the 2013 ScholarShare Speaks speaker series. The event, “Winning Every Day with Shannon Miller: Life Lessons from an Olympian, Mom, Entrepreneur and Cancer Survivor,” will be held on Tuesday, November 12, at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in San Diego. 

 

The free presentation will begin at 7PM and provide women with information they need to make informed decisions on health and fitness for themselves and their families.

 

“We are thrilled to have Shannon Miller participate in our speaker series,” said Zeny Agullana, executive director at ScholarShare Investment Board. “Her unparalleled accomplishments as a gymnast and her courageous battle with cancer will surely inspire during this special event.”

 

Prior to the event, ScholarShare Speaks will host a reception for registered guests, where they’ll enjoy the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s exhibits. The Fleet features more than 100 interactive science exhibits in eight galleries, as well as major traveling exhibitions.

 

To learn more about ScholarShare Speaks and to register for this event, visit www.ScholarShareSpeaks.com.

To learn more about Shannon Miller, visit www.ShannonMillerLifestyle.com.

 

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is located at 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.

 

 

About ScholarShare Speaks

ScholarShare Speaks is the official speaker series of ScholarShare, California's 529 College Savings Plan. ScholarShare Speaks promotes the sharing of knowledge through the discussion of important topics in education, health and parenting. ScholarShare Speaks events are held throughout the state of California and are open to the public at no or minimal cost.

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About the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (“the Fleet”) is home to Southern California’s only IMAX® Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Watch immersive giant-screen films in the Heikoff Dome Theater, featuring the world’s first NanoSeam™ Dome screen in an IMAX Theater. The Fleet is the first Giant Dome Theater in the country to share a digital planetarium with an IMAX Dome theater, following the recent installation of a new, state-of-the-art, giant dome screen digital GSX™ system from Global Immersion, which augments the existing IMAX® projector in the Heikoff Dome Theater with one of the most comprehensive and powerful full-dome experiences available today. The digital system not only enhances our planetarium capabilities but expands the possibilities for sustainable institutional programming that could include evening programming with cultural content of various kinds. Experience eight galleries of fun, interactive exhibits, including major traveling exhibitions. A hurricane simulator thrills visitors with gusts of wind up to 80 miles per hour. Enjoy sandwiches, salads and healthy treats in Galileo’s Café. Find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store. Located at 1875 El Prado, two blocks south of the San Diego Zoo on Park Blvd, the Fleet Science Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. For information regarding current admission prices, please call (619) 238-1233 or visit our website at www.rhfleet.org.