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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Passion for Strength

BY SAMANTHA STUMPF
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Samantha Stumpf's emotional presentation shows the power of art, friendship and passion that helped her get through her battle with cancer. 

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Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone

BY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

"It's not that the world is so small, it's just that we're really big in it."

In Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone from PechaKucha Night Accident Vol. 6 Liz Williams discusses the importance of traveling and the empowerment and unique experiences that happen when you travel alone. She offers her tried and true advice on being a solo traveler through her time at home and abroad. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 17th, 2017.

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Women Empowering Communities & the World

BY TOM SHEAFFER
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Tom Sheaffer talks about what empowering women means to him and cites examples from around the world. 

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Success in Leadership

BY DOROTHY WALTERS
IN ACCIDENT

Dorothy Walters talks about leadership and uses her own life examples of how to run a successful business. 

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Empowering Women Through Inclusive Competition & Fitness

BY LISA NICHOLS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Local business owner, Lisa Nichols, speaks about how women can help one another become better at what they do in business and life. 

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Making the Lake Better

BY WILLIAM KIRWAN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 18, 2016

How can we make our lake community better? Architect, William Kirwan, uses examples of successful lake communities and how Deep Creek Lake can use these ideas to make business owners, community members, and tourists enjoy the lake even more. 

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Doing what I do; Playing.

BY ISAAC HOLLIDAY
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 18, 2016

10 year-old, Issac Holliday, Accident's youngest presenter, discusses a wonderful business opportunity in his home of Grantsville, Maryland. All he wants is a toy store. Enjoy his dynamic presentation of what he enjoys, toys and how he hopes to get a toy store to his town. 

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Power of Possibilities

BY SARAH MYERS
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 18, 2016

Sarah Myers of Garrett College dicusses the ambition project of "Power of Possibilties". This initiative strives to encourage and promote entrepreneurship in rural appalachia and create jobs.  

 

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Barn Quilts : Art in the Community


"We want our project to be more than pretty. We want to be a positive addition to the community."
Barn Quilts: Art in the Community from Accident Vol. 3Cheryl DeBerry discusses the Barn Quilt project which started in Ohio and has spread across America. Cheryl and others brought this art movement to Garrett County, Maryland. This project spruces up barns, encourages artists, and brings the community together.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Tesia Smith

    I love traveling, culture, animals and food. Lived in snowy Aomori, Japan for 5 years. Currently living in the beautiful Deep Creek Lake area!

  • Tom Sheaffer

    I believe in humanity and love social atmospheres with good people and spending time in Lonely Nature.

  • Samantha Stumpf

    I am a maker, educator and cyclist. I recently moved to Accident, Maryland from Rochester, New York. Here in Accident is where I first found out about Pechakucha