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Motivational Speaker, Andres Lara, Presents at SVCC October 5

October 2011

What if nothing could stop you or hold you back? This is the question that Andres Lara will ask his audience at his free presentation Homeless at 16…Millionaire at 26 October 5 at 6:30 p.m. in SVCC’s Mathis Theater.

Lara (aka The Cuban Guy) has travelled the world telling his story about how he escaped Cuba at 16, spoke no English, and had no family or money to become an international-selling author, the CEO of A. Success Training and renowned motivational speaker. His messages of inspiration, moving forward, hope, and overcoming difficult times are mixed into an energized and interactive presentation for all ages.

Sauk Valley Community College students will also have a special chance October 5 at 12:30 p.m. in room 1K4 to listen to Lara and ask questions on his life and success.

To learn more about Andres Lara, visit For questions on his evening presentation, contact Ana Salgado, student activities/cross-cultural coordinator, at 815-835-6432.

Click here to watch what Andres is all about