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RESCHEDULED (x2) -- Water Festival: Winter Potluck Series

WHAT?
Grow Benzie hosts weekly potlucks on Tuesday evenings throughout the winter -- some nights have topics that are led by an individual and some are panel discussions. This evening, the Benzie Community Water Council will host a panel discussion, featuring local champions in water conservation.

This event is part of the 9th annual Benzie County Water Festival, whose theme this year is: "Pipes." Join us to learn about the connections between water and pipes, including municipalities, fossil fuels (Line 5), and plastic straws.

PANELISTS:
• Don Brady- environmental engineer for the Michigan DEQ (Department of Environmental Quality) Water Resources Division, in the Cadillac District office.
Kaye LaFond: data journalist for Interlochen Public Radio and Michigan Radio
• Dan Smith - president of the Village of Beulah
• Janey Turner and Ella Larsen - Frankfort Elberta Area Schools students with Interact Club's Plastic Straw Initiative
Elizabeth Rosan Kirkwood: FLOW for Water
• Moderated by Kelly Thayer, FLOW

Make a night of it; sure to be fun and informative!
There is always plenty of food, if you're not able to bring some to share.

WHEN?
Due to weather on 2/12 and again on 3/14, we have to postpone this event. Date TBD.

WHO?
Everyone of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.

HOW MUCH?
Folks are encouraged to bring a dish to pass, but it is not required. A basket will accept free-will donations toward the Benzie Water Council's fundraising efforts to support local water projects and scholarships.

WHERE?
Grow Benzie Event Center & Kitchen
5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616
*** 1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia
*** 5 miles east of Frankfort
*** 20 miles west of Interlochen
*** 30 miles north of Manistee

QUESTIONS: 231-882-9510

WEATHER OR NOT?
If Benzie County Central Schools are closed, the event will be cancelled/postponed

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Later Event: March 18
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