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You Are Invited; Heart of the Continent Partnership Quarterly Meeting

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Date: September 5, 2013
Contact: Paul Danicic, 612-332-9630
Contact: Bret Hesla, 612-333-1858

September 5, 2013 – The Heart of the Continent Partnership (HOCP) will be holding its quarterly meeting in the Grand Marais/Gunflint area Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4, 2013 at YMCA Camp Menogyn.


The agenda will include:

ØInformation on the Grand Marais area economic community visioning process

ØThe story of the Chik Wauk Museum complete with a tour

ØThe quarterly meeting with updates on the National Geographic Geotourism map initiative


The meeting will start at 1:30 pm on Thursday, October 3, 2013 with afternoon and evening segments. The Chik Wauk tour will start at 11 am on Friday, October 4, 2013. Pontoon service across Bearskin Lake to reach Menogyn will be provided.


Anyone interested in attending should visit http://www.heartofthecontinent.org/2013/09/03/hocp-october-3-4-meeting/ or contact Paul Danicic at (612) 332-9630, or Bret Hesla at (612) 333-1858 for more information.


For more information about the Heart of the Continent Partnership and the National Geographic Geotourism initiative, please visit www.heartofthecontinent.org.




The Heart of the Continent Partnership is a Canadian/American coalition of land managers and local stakeholders working together on cross-border projects that promote the economic, cultural and natural health of the lakes, forests and communities on the Ontario/Minnesota border. From out of a broad collection of separate entities, the partnership is seeking to develop a common identity and sense of belonging to the larger cross-border area.


Did You Know?

Students may go for a hike during a fall field trip.

Each year more than 2,500 students visit Voyageurs National Park.