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UMaine Cooperative Extension (Call 255-3345 to register)

Beekeepers Course
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Open to all UMM students. Student Senate is the governing body for students here at UMM. Have a concern or an issue? Make your voice heard. Need help with a program? Come ask! Have a suggestion about something? Let us know!

Student Senate
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Free Continental Breakfast

& Lunch

 Call Naida Pennell at 255-1289 for more information or to register.

Tentative Agenda

8:00       Check-in

Continental Breakfast

 8:30       Welcome 

Opening Remarks & Introductions

 8:45                       8:45       Keynote Speaker:  Katherine Cassidy

How Can I Hurt When Holding You? The Conflicted Caregiver

Morning Workshops #1 – Choose One

9:30-      What You Need to Know About Finances

10:30     with Certified Financial Planner Anne Gibson

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                Dementia and Challenging Behaviors

with Lisa King, LSW

Morning Workshops #2

10:45-    Elder Law, Estate Planning & Asset Protection

11:45       with Roberta S. Kuriloff

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                Grieving on the Installment Plan

                with Anne N. Ossanna, LSW and Kara Janes, MSW

12:00     Lunch/Discussions/Resource Fair

Afternoon Workshops #1

1:30-      Hands-on Care with Sandra Seamans, RN

2:30       or

                Healthy Brain/Healthy Body

with Bill Kirkpatrick, LCSW, Alzheimer’s Assoc.

Afternoon Workshops #2

2:45-      Mini Savvy Caregiver

3:45       with Dottie VanHorn of Eastern Area Agency on Aging

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One Caregiver to Another - Strategies for Reducing Stress

with Lisa Suarez

4:00-     Door Prize Drawing

 
3rd Annual UMM Caregivers Conference
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Open to all UMM students. Student Senate is the governing body for students here at UMM. Have a concern or an issue? Make your voice heard. Need help with a program? Come ask! Have a suggestion about something? Let us know!

Student Senate
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Come join the programming staff for snacks and discussion about upcoming events and ideas or suggestions you may have. Open to UMM students only.
"Fireside Chat"
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Open to UMM students only.
Band: Ballroom Thieves
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Come enjoy the Spring weather with an outside showing! Behind the Reynolds Center. Rain Location: Science 102. UMM students only.

Movie: Frozen
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Open to UMM students, faculty, staff and community members. UMM students free, all others $2.00.

Movie: Frozen
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Read the Press Release Here

Libra Lecture- Tom Wessels
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Open to all UMM students. Student Senate is the governing body for students here at UMM. Have a concern or an issue? Make your voice heard. Need help with a program? Come ask! Have a suggestion about something? Let us know!

Student Senate

Read the Press Release Here.

Libra Lecture- Monica Wood
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Did you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? Join UMM and AMHC for this event. Come showcase your talent and help raise awareness! Snacks, 50/50 raffle and t-shirt give aways.

Open Mic Night
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Here it is! Ryan 'Libra' Gately's Senior Gallery Show! The time has arrived to come and enjoy some printed Digital Character Designs that have been inspired by many of Ryan's friends! Look around and ask plenty of questions about the world these characters come from! This is a first time for this kind of project on the UMM campus, so stop by and have some fun!
 
Date: April 18th 
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Powers Hall Art Gallery at UMM Campus
 
This is the Facebook event page I created for it too.

https://www.facebook.com/events/292902050834549/

Senior Gallery Show - Ryan Gately
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Come skate the night away! Open to UMM students, faculty, staff and communiy from 8-9pm. UMM students only from 9-10pm. Free for UMM students, all others $2.00.

Roller Rink
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Open to all UMM students. Student Senate is the governing body for students here at UMM. Have a concern or an issue? Make your voice heard. Need help with a program? Come ask! Have a suggestion about something? Let us know!

Student Senate
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Open to UMM students only.
Comedian/Musician: Ben Kronberg
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MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias presents the fourth in its Libra Landscape Speaker Series, Wednesday, April 23, with a lecture by folklorist and regional ethnographer, Mary Hufford. Her talk, “The Narrative Ecology of an Appalachian Landscape,” is based on her research on the seasonal use of subsistence gardens and the harvest of woodland resources in southern West Virginia.

One of the most respected folklorists in America today, Hufford has often focused her research on the interplay between ecology and culture. As folklife specialist at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress (1982-2002) she led regional team fieldwork projects in the New Jersey Pine Barrens and the southern West Virginia coalfields. From 2002-2012, she served on the graduate faculty in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, directing the Center for Folklore and Ethnography from 2002 to 2008.  Presently she holds an appointment on the Senior Research Faculty in Appalachian Studies at Virginia Tech, and teaches in the Master of Arts in Cultural and Environmental Sustainability Programs at Goucher College.

Hufford’s presentation will explore the “seasonal round,” which integrates an annual cycle of subsistence gardening with the harvesting of woodland roots, mushrooms, nuts, and berries, the hunting of game, and fishing in streams and rivers. These common-pool resources are dispersed among ridges, slopes, coves, hollows, and waterways that have historically been treated as a commons, but are in fact all privately owned. She will also describe the many layers of folk expression through which people share knowledge of the local landscape and its resources.

The talk begins at 7:00pm in room Science 102 at UMM. It is free and open to the public.

A Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow of the American Folklore Society, Hufford has published articles and reviews in both public and academic venues, including Orion Magazine, Gastronomica, the Journal of American Folklore, Southern Quarterly, Cahiers de Litterature Orale, Cornbread Nation, Social Identities, Western Folklore, and the Proceedings of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.  While at the Library of Congress, she curated an online exhibition, “Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia.” 

The Libra Landscape Speaker Series at UMM is aimed at exploring the theme of landscape in diverse academic disciplines, from the visual arts, environmental studies, and ethnography, to recreation, biology, psychology, and others. The series is made possible with funding from the Libra Foundation.

For more information, contact Chad Everett at 255-1360 or chad.everett@maine.edu.

Libra Lecture - Mary Hufford
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