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Samantha Nienow

Presentation Designer, Red Zest Design in Bemidji United States

Samantha Nienow is the founder of Bemidji’s PKN chapter and believes that every person has at least one story the community needs to hear. It’s just a matter of drumming up the courage to share it.

Samantha was terrified of public speaking until about three years ago. Before that, she would never have dreamed of presenting a 20×20. For her day job as a graphic design / presentation designer, Samantha enjoys learning what makes her clients tick and helping them share their unique stories—which is probably why she was drawn to Pecha Kucha Night!

Samantha is very active and loves biking, triathlons, and cross-country skiing with her dogs. She also admits to having an obsession with Post-It notes, and often enjoys a nice cup of her favorite black tea—Earl Grey de le creme from Holly’s Tea & Gift Shoppe. Read more about Samantha and her work at www.redzestdesign.com.

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Feeding the Achieve

BY SAMANTHA NIENOW
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman triathlon, a gruelling event made up of swimming, biking, and running. They push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.

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Am I a cyclist now?

BY MELINDA NEVILLE
IN BEMIDJI

A sense of direction, purpose  and belonging keeps Melinda Neville in Bemidji. She made it home and became an active member of the community.

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A Feast For The Eyes

BY MERILEE GRAGE
IN BEMIDJI

Marilee Grage had the adventure of her lifetime exploring the exceptional caves around lake Superior and realizing she has a frost fetish. An incredible feast for the eyes, frost is changing angles and geometry and frozen waterfalls are colored in different hues. Marilee gives us her secret - watercolors can freeze and let you go abstract!

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PAST VOL 19

Bemidji @ George W. Neilson Convention Center (GATE 4: The Sanford Center)
Aug 15, 2013

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PAST VOL 15

Bemidji @ The Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Center
Dec 06, 2012

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PAST VOL 5

Bemidji @ The Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Center
Mar 31, 2011