MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rachel Graham of Healing Springs Ranch will speak at an upcoming TEDxAndrews event. TEDxAndrews will take place on January 25, 2020, at The Andrews Dream Center from 4:30 pm-8 pm. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of Manifest Destiny.  

“I am honored and thrilled to be invited to the TEDxAndrews stage,” said Rachel Graham, President, of Evolve and Transform and President and Co-founder of Healing Springs Ranch

Launched in 2009, TEDx is a program of locally organized events that bring the community together to share a TED-like experience. Some of the best talks from TEDx events have gone on to be featured on TED.com and garnered millions of views from audiences across the globe.

This is the inaugural TEDxAndrews event in the Waccamaw region in South Carolina. And it is important to this community because, too often, small, rural communities are not included in global conversations. However, the Town of Andrews has set out to prove that, not only do small towns deserve to be included in global conversations, but we have beautiful, complex, innovative, exciting, and vital stories to share.

“In recognition of ‘the changes-makers’ and the impact they are having in Andrews and small, rural communities like it all around the world, the theme for the very first TEDxAndrews event is ‘Manifest Destiny.'”
         – Danisha L. McClary, Organizer 

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, often in the form of short talks delivered by leading thinkers and doers. Many of these talks are given at TED conferences, including our annual gathering in Vancouver, as well as TEDWomen, intimate TED Salons and thousands of independently organized TEDx events around the world. Videos of these talks are made available, free, on TED.com and other platforms. Audio versions of the talks from TED2019 are published to TED’s podcast TED Talks Daily, available on all podcast platforms.

TED’s open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include TED.com, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; TEDx, which licenses thousands of individuals and groups to host local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities; the Audacious Project, which surfaces and funds critical ideas that have the potential to impact millions of lives; TEDSummit, which gathers the most engaged members of the global TED community for brainstorms, discussions, performances, workshops and an eclectic program of mainstage talks; and the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED also has a growing library of original podcasts, including The TED Interview with Chris Anderson, WorkLife with Adam Grant, TED en Español and Sincerely, X.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED, on Instagram at https://instagram.com/ted and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/ted-conferences.

About Healing Springs Ranch
Healing Springs Ranch is an Internationally recognized residential treatment center for adults recovering from all addictions, substance use disorder and other related mental health issues. Tucked away on 50 acres of beautiful and serene lakefront property north of the Dallas metroplex. Healing Springs Ranch enhances the lives of those touched by addiction and related mental health issues through high-quality, innovative and customized client care solutions designed to improve treatment outcomes. For more information visit www.healingspringsranch.com, you may also following us on https://www.facebook.com/healingspringsranch and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/healing-springs-ranch-1a7039122/

Lorna Stegall, Media Relations
817.807.2257
Lorna.stegall@healingspringsranch.com

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