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2014-10-01 / Local News

Michigan State University Extension

Nancy Victorson
County Extension Educator

MSU Extension Open House

Luce County MSU Extension will host an open house Monday, October 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at our new office location in the basement of the Pathways building. Pathways is located at 14126 CR 428, also known as Hamilton Lake Road, off M-123 near the prison. We are the second building set back from the EDC and Health Department offices.

Please drop in to see our new office space, sign up for door prizes and talk with your local MSU Extension staff about upcoming MSU Extension workshops and programs. For more information or to contact the Luce County MSU Extension office, call 293-3203.

4-H Visual Arts, Crafts, Sewing and Textiles Workshop

Want to create bath products, make a t-shirt quilt or learn to crochet? How about trying Zentangles or woodworking? You can at the Visual Arts, Crafts, Sewing and Textiles 4-H Kettunen Center workshop being held October 18 - 19.

This fantastic workshop allows youth and adults to be creative! There are more than 35 different breakout sessions to choose from at this hands-on, engaging and fun workshop.

Youth (ages 12 and up) and adult 4-H volunteers and educators should make plans to register for this workshop that will leave participants feeling energized and motivated to share new projects in their county program and help others experience the range of life skills that the visual arts, sewing and textile project areas can bring to life.

Participants must register by October 8. The cost is $58.05 for 4-H members/volunteers and $108.50 for non-members and other adults. Registration fees include lodging, meals and resources. A few of the sessions do require an additional fee.

More information with the complete conference schedule, activities, breakout session descriptions, additional costs and photos of the projects can be found at: events.anr.msu.edu/4HVisualArts14/

The Luce County 4-H Leaders Council provides scholarships for 4-H volunteers to attend Kettunen Center workshops. For more information and to join the local group planning to attend, contact the Luce County MSU Extension office at 293-32203. MSU Extension programs are open to all.

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