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August Dinner In The Valley Includes Exceptional Meal And Herding Demonstration

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Date: August 7, 2012
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909, ext. 109

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (Tuesday, August 7, 2012) - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park continues its monthly Dinner in the Valley dinner series in August with a locally-sourced meal and herding demonstration. Each month, the Conservancy's Dinner in the Valley series features Chef Larkin Rogers, who creates a delightful meal hosted at one of Cuyahoga Valley National Park's extraordinary venues.

On Thursday, August 16, Dinner in the Valley guests will enjoy a delicious meal of lamb and local produce after observing a Border Collie herding demonstration at The Spicy Lamb Farm in Peninsula. The evening's events begin at 6:00 p.m.

Reservations are required and are being taken through Monday, August 13. Call 330-657-2796 ext. 121 for reservations. Children of all ages are welcome. Pricing is $34 for members, $37 for non-members, and $7 for children ages 5-12. Price includes lamb dinner, dessert, beverages and demonstration. Learn more at www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909. 
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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boats along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.