Kevin Cherilla, a motivational speaker and international mountaineer, will share his inspiring passion for mountain climbing at Encore University’s Saturday Morning Speaker Series that begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9.

The owner of K-2 Adventures plans to discuss how he has helped disabled individuals, including those that are blind, paralyzed or have lost limbs, to reach new heights. He will also take the audience on a virtual trip to Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro sharing his stories, photos and videos about conquering these magnificent mountains.

The event includes a hot breakfast and takes place in the Landes Center of Valley Presbyterian Church, 6947 E. McDonald Drive. The talk is $25, which includes breakfast. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 480-991-6424, ext. 165.


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