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Kids Expo this Saturday

April 15, 2014
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4/16/14 The Leadership Marshall County is proud to announce the first annual Kid’s Expo, a class project spearheaded by members of the Class of XIX. The expo will be on Saturday, April 19th from 10:00 until 1:00 at the Boys and Girls Club in Plymouth. The event is open and free to all families residing in Marshall County. 

Find out what kids and families can do during the summer and after school this Saturday at the Plymouth Boys and Girls Club during the Marshall County Kid’s Expo. And it’s free!

The intent of the expo is bring together under one roof at the same time, organizations whose missions are to offer the younger generation of Marshall County activities, information and experiences ranging from sports, arts & drama, educational, historical, environmental, scientific and leisure. Whether it is in a team environment or solo activities, parents want to know what is available for their children over the summer months and after school. This event will provide them that information. 

Vendors participating in this free event include the Boy Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, CrossRoads Church, Culver Summer Camps, Earthworks, Encore Performing Arts with the Missouli Children’s Theatre  and their Arts Camp, Freedom Park with their Special Needs Baseball Camp, Heartland Artists, Jana’s Gymnastics, Junior Achievement, LifePlex Dance Academy, LifePlex After School Program, Marshall County Museum, Marshall County Tourism, Martin’s Super Market, The Plymouth Country Club Junior Golf Program, Plymouth Family Taekwondo, Plymouth Fire Department, the Plymouth Park Department with swimming lesson signups and summer camps, the Plymouth Police K9 Dog, the Plymouth Public Library kids can read to the dogs program, the Plymouth Community School Corporation with Camp Invention, Athletic Camps and other Events, Potawatomi Wildlife Park, Purdue Extension, the Recycle Depot with a Bag Monster, Small Wonders Day Camp, the Swan Lake Resort Jr. Golf Program, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and more…

Demonstrations will be provided by Jax the Plymouth Police K9 Dog, Plymouth Family Taekwondo, Jana’s Gymnastics, LifePlex Dance Academy, Music & More. 

There will be FREE prizes and give-a-ways through a raffle process.

Leadership Marshall County (LMC) is a program that is in its 19th year. Sponsored by the Marshall County Community Foundation and United Way of Marshall County, the LMC class meets once a month for nine months to understand the community-wide effort to identify and empower community leaders through education, skills development and networking opportunities. Smaller groups within each class are required to develop projects they feel will be beneficial to the county. There are several groups, and Kid’s Expo 2014 came from a group consisting of Marla Murasko, Bev McDonald, Cindy Flagg and Shelley Heiden. They felt that Senior Expo is always a success, why not do that for the kids – the little people in Marshall County! The group has received overwhelming enthusiasm for the idea and hope to bring an Expo that shares a lot of information, fun and answers on what to do this summer. This is the first with expectations it will continue if the community sees it a viable addition.

 

For more information and updates, look for us on our Facebook Events Page - 

https://www.facebook.com/events/243040705881704/

 

A project brought to you by Leadership Marshall County and sponsored by the Marshall County Community Foundation and the United Way of Marshall County.

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