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Experience Michiana - January 8th, 2016


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Episode #883 - January 8th, 2016
If you're interested in having some fun on the Ice no matter what time of year it is, then check out the Compton Family Ice Arena at Notre Dame. There's a cool place that has opened their doors to help people be "Makers". Rick Hummer makes a stop in Rochester to find out about Schnabeltier, which is German for Platypus. There's a tasty treat of a place in Niles, Michigan called Veni's Sweet Shop that has been a local tradition since the 1930s. Potato Creek State Park is a beautiful resource for our area if you're looking to get out and experience nature or just exercise in a peaceful setting.
Original Airdate: January 08, 2016

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    Compton Family Ice Arena
    Molly Mahoney, Nick Kleva More Information
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    If you're interested in having some fun on the Ice no matter what time of year it is, then check out the Compton Family Ice Arena at Notre Dame. Kelly and Rick visit with Molly Mahoney and Nick Kleva to find out about their Learn to Skate Program, Public ice times, and community Hockey and Curling leagues. You can get more information by going here: http://comptonice.nd.edu

    Guests

    1. Molly MahoneyProgramming & Event CoordinatorCompton Family Ice Arena
    2. Nick KlevaProgram Instruction InternCompton Family Ice Arena

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    Make South Bend
    Michelle Fitzgerald More Information
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    There's a cool place that has opened their doors to help people be "Makers". Part arts and craft, Make South Bend has the tools and materials to do things like pottery, 3D printing, lazer cutting, painting, leather work and much more. Kelly Morgan visits with owner-founder Michelle Fitzgerald to see why she opened this space. They also offer classes for those interested in learning how to use all the neat tools they have available. Get more information including a class schedule by going here: www.makesouthbend.com

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    1. Michelle FitzgeraldOwner/FounderMake South Bend

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    Schnabeltier
    Matt Sutton, Glenn Goss More Information
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    Rick Hummer makes a stop in Rochester to find out about Schnabeltier, which is German for Platypus. It's also a place that makes both cheese and wine under the same roof. Rick gets a taste for what they are all about when he visits with Matt Sutton and Glenn Goss. Find out more about this local gem by going here: www.schnabeltier.com

    Guests

    1. Matt SuttonV.P.RapidView
    2. Glenn GossCheese Maker & VintnerSchnabeltier

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    Veni's Sweet Shop
    Linda Skwarcan More Information
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    There's a tasty treat of a place in Niles, Michigan called Veni's Sweet Shop that has been a local tradition since the 1930s. Kelly Morgan gets a taste of the history when she visits with Linda Skwarcan the General Manager at Veni's. They make chocolates, hard candies and much more. Get more info on what they offer and their history by going here: www.venissweetshop.com

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    1. Linda SkwarcanGeneral ManagerVeni's Sweet Shop

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    Potato Creek State Park
    Jim Webb More Information
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    Potato Creek State Park is a beautiful resource for our area if you're looking to get out and experience nature or just exercise in a peaceful setting. Most might not thing of it in the winter though and that's why Rick Hummer caught up with Property Manager Jim Webb. They talk about all the things there are to do in this season, including the nature center, rental cabins, ice fishing and much more. Get more info here: http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2972.htm

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    1. Jim WebbPotato Creek State Park

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