DATE: Fri., April 20, 2018
TIME: Networking 11:30 – Program Noon – 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Ewers Century Center Teleconference Room
CF • 3001 SW College Road • Ocala, FL 34474
OCALA, FL – Jessica will walk us through the why and how stories connect us with others so they can hear our ideas. Stories enhance our relationships which are the bedrock of our contentment, health and prosperity.
About the Speaker: Jessica McCune is a Registered Nurse and Licensed Mental Health Counselor working for Hospice of Marion County. She educates tirelessly about Health Advocacy and the importance of ‘keeping our affairs in order’. Our health is the infrastructure we stand upon as we pursue happiness and peace. She volunteers with the arts and enjoys applying storytelling as a path for healing and insight. She has worked in preventive medicine, whole person health and the combination of body, mind and spirit her entire career, but specifically since 1999 here in Marion County, Florida. She holds a BS in Nursing from Baylor University and a MS in Counseling Education from the University of North Texas plus a MA in Storytelling from East Tennessee State University. She has presented workshops throughout the country for professional health organizations since 2005. She is passionate about the power of art in healing and storytelling is the SEED ART. A member of NSN and FSA (Florida Story Association) she was honored to join the line- up of performing Tellers in 2017. Again in November 2017 she was invited to share the power of Storytelling in the TEDx Ocala venue. Jessica McCune’s The Story of Peace is stored on YouTube as part of the TEDxOcala event. She received the FSA Distinguished Service Award in 2014 and NSN’s 2014 Oracle Award for Service and Leadership in the Southeast Region.