WSU’s floating classroom to be christened tomorrow

Posted by HBC Newsdesk June 5, 2014

The public is invited to attend a special dedication and christening ceremony for Winona State University’s new floating classroom, “The Cal Fremling.”

Events will begin at 2:30 pm tommorrow, June 6, in Levee Park. The Cal Fremling is scheduled to arrive in the Port of Winona at 3:00 p.m. A short program featuring Scott Olson, WSU President; Gary Evans, WSU Vice President for University Advancement; Thom Kieffer, WSU Foundation Chair; and Kirsti Hendrickson, Cal & Arlayne Fremling’ s granddaughter, is scheduled, followed by the official christening and a ribbon cutting with the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors.

The Cal Fremling is a new, state-of-the-art floating interpretive center and classroom that will enable WSU to provide hands-on educational experiences about the Mississippi River.

Tomorrow’s event is free and open to the public.

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