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Kirtland Foundation Hosts Women’s Day Event February 9

The Kirtland Community College Foundation is hosting a Women’s Day event from 1-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 in the Student Center at Kirtland’s main campus near Roscommon.  The event offers a variety of activities for women, and entry to the event is by donation.  All proceeds benefit the Kirtland Foundation General Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to students and offset the cost of tuition and other educational fees.

The February 9 Women’s Day activities include:

1-4:00 p.m.         Enjoy student art, wine, light hors d’oeuvres, treat yourself to a taste of coz (facials, hair, nails, etc.) browse vendor exhibits and more!

1:30-2:00 p.m.    Fashion Fixes!  West Branch’s Tanger Outlet is teaming up with the Kirtland Foundation to sponsor a “Fashion Fixes” show with Lisa Szukhent (StyleEYE Midwest), an NBC25 fashion contributor, and an online fashion magazine writer from Glamorous Moms.

2:15-2:45 p.m.    Do These 5 Things to Create Ease in YOUR Life.  Presented by Darcy Lewis, participants will learn how to apply simple self-help techniques to minimize stress and maximize brain power.  Ms. Lewis is a an instructor of Connected Learning, President of the U.S. Touch for Health Kinesiology Association, and a certified “Touch for Health and Brain Gym” instructor.


The Kirtland Community College Foundation mission is to strengthen communities by supporting Kirtland Community College and its students.  Recipients of Kirtland Foundation funds include students, faculty and the campus itself.  If you are unable to attend the Women’s Day event, secure donations to the Kirtland Community College Foundation can be made by selecting the Donate Now button online at  If you are interested in scholarship consideration, the application deadline for the winter semester is January 28.  More information about available scholarships can be found at

Kirtland provides open access to education and cultural opportunities to enrich the lives of the people in northern Michigan.  The faculty and staff seek to offer higher education in a student-focused environment, providing transfer and career technical programs; developmental studies; workforce development; personal enrichment and cultural opportunities.  Annually, more than 3,000 students attend a variety of occupational, skilled trades, two-year and transfer degree programs at Kirtland’s locations near Roscommon, Kirtland-Gaylord, Kirtland-West Branch and in Tawas.  Kirtland also offers a wide range of online courses and degrees, all of which can be completed from home.

For more information on the Kirtland Foundation Women’s Day event, contact Lynne Ruden at 989-275-5000 ext. 446,, or visit our website at