February 27, 2017
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe
Contact: Eric Grunwald
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN – Join local resident, Mike Williams, for an afternoon of storytelling about his life growing up at Kettle Falls. Kettle Falls is a popular Visitor Destination within Voyageurs National Park and is a place that Mike’s mother called the “Jewel of the Forest”. This free program will take place on Sunday, March 5, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. For more information, contact the Rainy Lake Visitor Center at (218) 286-5258. Growing up at Kettle Falls is part of the Winter at Voyageurs Event Series. The event series is sponsored, in part, by Voyageurs National Park Association.
Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization serving as the friends group of Voyageurs National Park. VNPA's mission is to connect people to Voyageurs National Park, enhance the visitor experience, and protect the park for present and future generations. Since the park's establishment, VNPA has served as a partner with the National Park Service in empowering park stewards, implementing special projects with financial and volunteer support, and working to preserve the visitor experience and wild nature of the park for future generations. Learn more at voyageurs.org.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.