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Candlelight Event

Event Details

Date and Time: February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue: Lake Carlos State Park

Address: 2601 Couny Road 38 NE
Carlos, MN 56319 United States


Event Website: https://explorealex.com/event/candlelight-event-2-2019-02-16/

Come enjoy an evening in the park by candlelight. Snowshoe, ski, or hike. If there is a lack of snow, this event will be a hike event instead of a ski and snowshoe event.
Hit the trails, where you will be guided by the moon and candle luminaries. Then come warm up by the wood stove or enjoy snacks and refreshments in the Lakeview warming shelter.

There is no cost for this event, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($5/day or $25/year).

If you are interested in volunteering with set-up, lighting or take-down of candles please call the park as well (320)852-7200

***IMPORTANT*** This event may be canceled or changed at the last minute, due to poor weather or wind conditions on the day of the event. This event will take place regardless of snow conditions. Please check the Lake Carlos webpage or call the park for more information.

About the presenter: Tom Copeland

Tom has been the nation’s leading trainer, author, and advocate for the business of family child care care since 1981.
He is a licensed attorney and have presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country
From 1981 to 2009 he worked at Resources for Child Caring in Minnesota (now called Think Small), where he was director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.
He has written nine books on the business of family child care published by Redleaf Press, a division of Resources for Child Caring.

He was on the board of directors of First Children’s Finance, a non-profit organization providing low interest loans and consulting and technical assistance to help family child care providers succeed as a business. They operate in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

He graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980.