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GLIN==> Auction & Open House to Benefit Stone Lab & Lake Erie

Winter Open House, Reception and Silent Auction
Stone Laboratory and the
Ohio Sea Grant College Program

Free and Open to the Public
Thursday, 19 February 2004
7:00 9:00 p.m.

Fawcett Center, Ohio State University Columbus Campus
2400 Olentangy River Road (free parking available)

Have fun and put our island back in your life in the middle of the winter.  Learn about course offerings, workshops, and special programs planned for 2004 and how you can get involved.  Pick up course and workshop application materials for spring, summer, and fall 2004.  Meet Stone Laboratory faculty and Ohio Sea Grant research scientists and staff.  Get your Lake Erie questions answered.  Bring your old photos and Stone Laboratory stories and memorabilia to share and reminisce.  Renew old friendships with former students, faculty and research scientists.  See a slide show of what Put-in-Bay and Stone Laboratory look like in the middle of winter.

A silent auction will be held between 7:00 and 8:30 to benefit the Friends of Stone Laboratory, a non-profit group that supports Stone Lab programs and scholarships. Auction items include a Get Away Package at Put-in-Bay, gift certificates for area restaurants, gift baskets from various merchants and many other Lake Erie related items. (Payment by cash or check please; credit cards cannot be accepted.)

Stone Laboratory, located on Gibraltar Island, Put-in-Bay, Ohio, is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the country (1895) and The Ohio State Universitys Island Campus.  The Ohio Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Sea Grant College Program, NOAA.  The program uses a combination of research, education, and outreach to address Lake Erie issues related to the environment, education, and the economy in collaboration with government, academia, and the private sector.

Plan now to attend this, our sixth annual event, sponsored by the Friends of Stone Laboratory and the Ohio Sea Grant College Program.

Door prizes and refreshments will be provided!!!

Please RSVP (not required, but will help us in planning) by calling the Ohio Sea Grant office at 614.292.8949 or e-mail to cordi.2@osu.edu.

Silent Auction Items.pdf