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Peg Tobin is a registered nurse and author. She’ll speak about motivation and leadership at the second annual Nursing Summit (2-6 PM Thu Jul 11, 2013, Harrigan Centennial Hall, open to the general public). Tobin says nurses leave school with clinical schools, but often find themselves managing teams.
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Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more