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Pauley set for Phoenix appearance Experience Matters, a Phoenix organization that connects experienced adults with nonprofits to apply their talents, is holding a luncheon on Monday, Oct. 27, featuring news correspondent and journalist Jane Pauley. The VIP reception will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch and the program from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will conclude with a private book signing event from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. “A Conversation with Jane Pauley” will be held at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 Missouri Ave., Phoenix. Adding to her roles as an anchor on “NBC Nightly News,” host of “The Today Show” and co-host of “Dateline NBC,” Pauley is a leading spokeswoman for the generation of Baby Boomers who are reinventing the way they live and work. Her most recent book, “Your Life Calling” illustrates how many adults are setting the stage for the second half of life in more fulfilling and unconventional ways. Lester Strong, vice president and CEO of AARP Experience Corps, will help facilitate the conversation and audience discussion with Pauley. The event will honor the hundreds of adults across Maricopa County who lend their skills, expertise and talents to nonprofits through Experience Matters and beyond. And Intel will be honored for its unprecedented

LUNCHEON: News correspondent and journalist Jane Pauley will speak during a Monday, Oct. 27, luncheon in Phoenix. Submitted photo

investment in the community through an innovative program that transitions employees, ages 55 and older, into meaningful work in the nonprofit sector. Also at the event, Experience Matters will announce the winner of its “Booming With Purpose: Tell Us Your Story” competition in which participants submit stories, videos and slide shows demonstrating inventive ways they’ve made an impact in Arizona as part of their second act. Five finalists will attend the luncheon, and



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the winner will share his or her story on stage with Pauley and Strong on Monday, Oct. 27. “As a leader in reimagining the best years of your life, Jane Pauley will inspire, invigorate and energize our guests to create a positive impact through encore careers,” says Nora Hannah, CEO of Experience Matters. “Working together, we can harness the talents and skills of a generation to build a stronger, more vibrant community.”

Career Connectors hosts employment event Community members are invited to stop by and discover Career Connectors, a nonprofit organization connecting professionals to high-quality resources and hiring companies. Events are held four times a month, all available at no cost. The next event is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Central Christian Church Student Center, 965 E. Germann Rd., Gilbert. Each event includes professional career speakers with presentations on relevant job-search topics, three to four featured hiring companies, networking, resume help, career coaches, LinkedIn coaches and business portraits. For more information, call (480) 4425806 or

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