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    May 10th 2022 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
    1517 Bayliss St, Midland MI

    Dow Gardens Entomologist Elly Maxwell presents:
    Bees, Wasps, and Hornets--Oh My!

    Discover services, programs, and facilities that empower the distribution of fresh foods, and those with disabilities and other barriers. Click here to learn more and sign-up!

    May 17th 2022 (4:30pm - 6:00pm)
    400 Wexford Ave, Midland, MI
    50 Maximum - Age 12 & up

    FREE Arnold Center Tour

    June 7th 2022 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
    1910 West St. Andrews, Midland, MI 48640

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    Turner J. Alfrey
    Professorship Lecture Series

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    June 23rd 2022 (5:00am - 8:00pm)
    Emerson Park, Midland, MI

    2nd Annual
    Trivia Night in the Park

    Theme - The Buzz About Bugs: Insect Chemistry is back for 2022!

    Click here to download a PDF on all the details!

    K-12 Illustrated Poetry Contest

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    Next Board Meeting May 9th

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    Awardees announced May 4th.


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Project Seed

Project SEED

The ACS Project SEED summer research program opens new doors for economically disadvantaged students to experience what it’s like to be a chemist. Students entering their junior or senior year in high school are given a rare chance to work alongside scientist-mentors on research projects in industrial, academic, and federal laboratories, discovering new career paths as they approach critical turning points in their lives. With guidance from mentors, they gain confidence, a solid sense of direction, and the ability to realize their own potential.

The Midland Section of the ACS has a long history of supporting the Project SEED program. “We began supporting the program in 1978 and had two students that year. The program has been tremendously successful over the years with more than 85% of the SEED students attending college and greater than 60% of those majoring in chemistry related areas,” says Bob Howell, councilor and board member of the Midland Section. The Midland Section of the ACS is considering expanding the number of students it supports in future years.

For more information about Project SEED, contact Project SEED Chair Bernadette Harkness (bernadetteharkness@delta.edu).

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