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NORPAC ~ SANTAS

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3rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP

GREAT WOLF LODGE

GRAND MOUND, WA

NOVEMBER 1-3, 2012

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PRESENTERS

SIGN LANGUAGE

by Dawn Harrison

A fun session with Dawn teaching basic signs

to communicate with children. You might even learn a song this year.

THE MAGIC OF CHRISMAS

by Santa Ron Kearns.

Magic and entertaining while visiting with children that any Santa can perform.

“HEALTHY SANTA”

by Dr Steve Albrecht

SANTA PHOTOGRAPHY

by Santa Trever Waltos

The proper etiquette of Working with Children

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

Santa Business, Marketing, Do’s and Don’ts,

Dress, How to handle various situations, Hair and Beard Care

VENDORS

Lakewood Costume & Magic

Alex Bennett ~ Ardesson’s Shoe and Custom Leather Items

Jackie Noble ~ Santa's Clothes

SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT

“BUCK AND ELIZABETH”

Be part of the Santa Flash Mob at local Restaurant

WE CONCLUDE THE CONFERENCE WITH OUR FAMOUS

NORPAC~SANTA PARADE

A Walk Through Great Wolf Lodge

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Santa Marty

You are one of the presenters?

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Santa Trever

Santa Marty, yes I am one if the presenters and will be giving a workshop on Santa Photgraphy and the proper etiquette of working with children.

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Sounds great Trever.

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