Monday, November 4, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Howard G. Buffett, Howard W. Buffett, and Joe Whinney
40 Chances to Make a Difference

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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“In life, you only have 40 chances—about 40 productive years—to make an impact on the world,” says Howard G. Buffett. So … if you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, in 40 years, what would you do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son Howard in 2006, when the older Buffett announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard Buffett set out to help nearly a billion people who lack basic food security—and gave himself 40 years to put more than $3 billion to work on this challenge. Now Buffett, co-author of 40 Chances, shares his journey through 40 stories that introduce lessons he’s learned—and a way of thinking that speaks to every person who wants to make a difference.

Howard G. Buffett, along with his son, Howard W. Buffett will be appearing in conversation with Joe Whinney, founder of Theo Chocolate.

Presented by: Town Hall as part of the Civic series with Elliott Bay Book Company and Global Washington. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True-Brown Foundation. Series media sponsorship provided by The Stranger and KUOW.
Learn more: About Buffett and the book.
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  1. anna
    Posted September 26, 2013 at 2:08 pm | Permalink

    Will audio be available for those who can’t attend?

  2. Ryan
    Posted November 3, 2013 at 1:40 pm | Permalink

    Where can I hear audio if this civic lecture?

  3. Jim
    Posted November 4, 2013 at 9:51 am | Permalink

    Will the standby line only be let in if there are no-shows for people who bought tickets? Or is there separate seating for the first-come first-serve crowd?

    • Town Hall
      Posted November 4, 2013 at 11:24 am | Permalink

      There will be a standby line available for this event. We will do our best to let as many people in as possible. This event is general admission and attendees are encouraged to arrive by 7:15p.

  4. Joey
    Posted November 4, 2013 at 4:31 pm | Permalink

    Are they selling tickets infront of the door?

  5. Jan
    Posted November 14, 2013 at 1:51 pm | Permalink

    Still no audio available? Would really like to hear this talk!

    • Town Hall
      Posted November 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | Permalink

      Unfortunately we were not able to record this event. Audio will not be available. Sorry for any confusion.

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