History Alive!: Cal Rice, Professional Photographer from Bemidji presenting on Bhutan

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Libraries
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
May 2012
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Cass
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Wadena
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 4
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,060
Direct expenses
$4,150
Administration costs
$79
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Participants will indicate an increase in their knowledge about Bhutan

Measurable Outcome(s)

In response to an in-house survey, 85% strongly agreed that it was an enjoyable learning experience and 90% strongly agreed that it enhanced their knowledge of Bhutan.

Source of Additional Funds

Kitchigami Regional Library and Pequot Lakes and Crosslake community libraries. Partner Organization(s) Contribution/Role in the Program: venues and local arrangements

Project Overview
Cal Rice presented a program on a recent visit to the nation of the Kingdom of Bhutan tucked in the foothills of the Himalayas. He presented pictures and stories of this age-old culture that continues to operate much in the way is has for hundreds of years, while also beginning to incorporate some of the modern technology available. He addressed the challenges and the benefits of rapid change.
Project Details
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event: Brainerd 26 April 2012, Bemidji 16 April 2012, Blackduck 16 April 2012, Cass Lake 27 April 2012, Crosslake 26 April 2012, Longville 18 April 2012, Park Rapids 25 April 2012, Pequot Lakes 20 April 2012, Pine River 28 April 2012, Wadena 19 April 2012, Walker 2 May 2012 / ATTENDANCE: Brainerd 36, Bemidji 43, Blackduck 11, Cass Lake 11, Crosslake 21, Longville 10, Park Rapids 25, Pequot Lakes ?, Pine River 11, Wadena 5, Walker 26
Project Manager
First Name
Marian
Last Name
Ridge
Organization Name
Kitchigami Regional Library
Street Address
310 2nd Street North, P.O. Box 84
City
Pine River
State
MN
Zip Code
56474
Phone
(218)587-2171
Email
mfridge@tds.net