Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation to hold annual County Wide Breakfast on Wednesday, July 25th

The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation will hold its annual County Wide Breakfast on Wednesday, July 25th from 7:00–9:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Parish Center in Whittemore.  The cost to attend the event is $15.00 per person.  The theme for this year’s breakfast is “Invest in Yourself Today for Tomorrow’s Future” and the guest speaker will be Sandra Smith, founder and president of Aspire Seminars.


Maureen Elbert, Executive Director, explained, “I’m very excited about this year’s event and having Sandra Smith as the highly motivational speaker.  This year’s theme is one I feel is very timely.  It is critical that we invest in ourselves which will have a rippling effect back on ourselves, community, commitment, and our place of work.  We need to keep energized and focused on keeping our area vibrant and a place one would like to come and live, work, and play.”


Sandra Smith is an award winning speaker, author, and writer for “Life Is Fabulous”  motivational blog.  Sandra Smith has a degree in business and has also achieved success in the business world as a thriving entrepreneur. She is the founder and president of Aspire Seminars, an organization that provides motivational and training events to individuals, agencies, and organizations.


In 2001, she started her company with one client, and today her speaking and writing serves clients nationally and globally. Fortune 500 companies like Costco, Procter & Gamble, and Hawaiian Airlines give Sandra high ratings for her work. 
With the success of Aspire Seminars came the realization that women and men wanted simple, useful information on how to be happy and successful. To fill this need, Sandra created “Life Is Fabulous,” which is the website, blog, and newsletter devoted to helping you create an incredibly successful life.


Her life-changing book, “Get What You REALLY Want Without the Guilt”, was voted #1 Personal Favorite by readers and is described as an exceptionally simple and helpful book on how to live with passion. 


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Sandra Smith, founder and president of Aspire Seminars

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Maureen Elbert,
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106 S. Dodge Street
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Algona, IA  50511
Ph: 515-295-7979
Fax: 515-295-8873

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