Hometown Happenings

We are so excited that Team Tetonia, USA had great success at the 45th Sapporo International Snow Carving competition in Japan.

They beat out some of the top carvers in the world, including China, Korea, Finland, Poland, Australia, Hawaii, Indonesia and won the bronze just behind the two top teams for over 20 years Thailand and Macao, Singapore so we are very proud of them.

They were the only team with two women and they gave the big boys a run for their money.

Our team consisted of:

Natalie Clark, Sculptor Team leader 
Jan Tice, fiber artist 
Cristiano Benassi, sculptor

Each team had a 3x3 meter block of snow and four 9am to 9pm days using only hand tools to complete the sculptures.

Way to go, Team!!!!

Click HERE to see their sculpture and more photos from the Snow Festival!

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Educating our Children about Water

Valuing and protecting our natural resources is more than just a nice idea; it’s a global necessity. And one crucial way of ensuring a future in which every child has clean water to drink is by teaching those children to conserve and care for our resources— right now. The folks at Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) are committed to doing exactly that. They “envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.” Project WET is working hard to “develop and deliver the world's best water education resources, organize special water events, manage a worldwide network of local implementing partners and advocate for the role of water education in solving the world's most pressing water issues.”  Project WET 

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