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Canal Alliance offers program update

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 9:52 a.m. CDT

Join the Canal Alliance from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center for its next public workshop.

The Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center is located at 9800 Willow Springs Road in Willow Springs.

The Canal Alliance will provide an update on the 2013 programs of the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor.  Learn about the Canal Alliance’s new programs and how you can get involved.

Programs include the Storytelling Partner Network, the IMCNHC Speakers Bureau and the IMCNHC Internship Program.

This is your opportunity to personally participate as an individual or represent your local group in the Canal Alliance to make the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor a better place to live, work, and visit.  Contact the Canal Corridor Association if you have any questions at (815) 223-1851.

The Canal Alliance is comprised of groups and individuals committed to working toward achieving the vision, mission, and guiding principles of the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor.

Canal Alliance membership is open to anyone whether your interested in recreation, conservation, tourism, historic preservation or education/interpretation. For more information about the Canal Alliance visit the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor’s website http://www.iandmcanal.org/alliance.html or blog http://iandmcanal.wordpress.com/

The Canal Corridor Association has been designated by Congress as the local coordinating entity for the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, the nation’s first national heritage corridor.

The Canal Corridor Association, a 501(c)3 non profit,  preserves history, protects nature and open space, and creates destinations where people can learn and have fun in the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor from Chicago to LaSalle/Peru.

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