USU Extension Co-sponsors Utah Marriage Celebration

    USU Extension Co-sponsors Utah Marriage Celebration

    Northern Utah Marriage CelebrationUtah State University Extension co-sponsors the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration held at the Weber State University Shepherd Union Building Friday, Feb. 16, 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.

    Matt Townsend, keynote speaker, will present, “Keeping the Spark.” He is founder of the Townsend Relationship Center and two affiliate firms and is a weekly KSL TV contributor and author. Through these entities, he shares his expertise regarding relationships, communication and conflict resolution with thousands of clients ranging from individual married couples to large corporations. His presentation concludes the evening.

    The conference begins at 6 p.m. and includes two workshop sessions. Bonus workshop sessions, including topics on communication, parenting and others, are available from 4 to 5 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. 

    “We are excited about this event,” 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 at www.marriagecelebration2108.eventbrite.com or by calling 1-801-399-8207. Early registration is $30 a couple or $20 an individual through January 31. Tickets purchased after January 31 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 atwww.relationships.usu.edu.

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

     

    Writer: Julene Reese, 435-757-6418, julene.reese@usu.edu
    Contact: Naomi Brower, 801-399-8206, naomi.brower@usu.edu
    Published on: Jan 13, 2018

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