Yakima Town Hall

Yakima Town Hall - Internationally Renowned Speakers

In 1971, a visionary group of energetic, curious Yakima Valley women embarked on a mission to enrich our community by bringing nationally and internationally-recognized speakers from the literary, political, artistic, and business worlds to Yakima's historic "jewel box," the Capitol Theatre. Today, the fourteen member, all-female board furthers that legacy. Town Hall board members work throughout the year, volunteering their time and talents to investigate, procure funding for, and contract each season's speakers. In addition, this group works together to master the more technical aspects of event planning: logistics, hospitality, marketing, publishing, accounting, data base, development, and community outreach.

Yakima Town Hall is now celebrating its 46th season of "Give us an hour ... we'll bring you the world."

"This has been an extremely gratifying trip. If you'll have me back again, I'll come back.This is what's really happening in our country, not the gloom and doom coming from our politicians.It's a great relief to be here in Yakima, really to see and be a part of something like this It's refreshing to come to a pace where people still come together for a true town hall. " - Frank McCourt- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes

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