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Posted by: Dennis Hinkamp on Jan 16, 2014

USU Extension Co-sponsors Utah Marriage Celebration

Writer: Julene Reese, 435-797-0810,

Contact:  Naomi Brower, 801-399-8206,


USU Extension Co-sponsors Utah Marriage Celebration

Utah State University Extension co-sponsors the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration held at the Weber State University Shepherd Union Building Friday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 9:30 p.m.

Designed as a date night for those who want to prepare for or strengthen their marriage, the marriage celebration features workshops presented by professionals from Northern Utah. Workshops include such topics as intimacy, communication and staying connected. Keynote presenter is Brad Barton, whose topic is “Make Marriage Magic.” His presentation concludes the evening.

The conference begins at 6 p.m. and includes two workshop sessions. Bonus workshop sessions, including topics on second marriages, finances and others, are available from 4 to 5 p.m. with musical entertainment by local musicians Cool River from 5 to 6 p.m. and a comedy show by Karen Eddington from 5:20 to 5:50 p.m.

            “We are excited about this conference,” said Naomi Brower, USU Extension family and consumer sciences faculty for Weber County. “We have a fantastic lineup of speakers and we are confident that the couples that attend will come away with information and skills to enhance their relationship.” 

Tickets are available through SmithsTix box offices, at 1-800-888-TIXX or Early registration is $30 a couple or $20 an individual through January 26. Tickets purchased after January 26 will be $40 a couple or $25 an individual. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door and will be by cash or check only. More information can be found at under Events. 

Additional co-sponsors for the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration are and Weber State University.




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