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Caring for Your Treasures Workshop Planned for Saturday

Do you have a family heirloom or a fragile object you want kept preserved for years to come?Student examing a basket

The Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) at Central Washington University is holding a free workshop on Saturday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Dean Hall to teach proper object care.

“Caring for Your Treasures” Workshop will teach how to safeguard quilts, photographs, plastic toys, and any other keepsake. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about their personal treasure as they learn ways to extend the life of historic and important artifacts.

The workshop will be lead by the MCE collections manager Lynn Bethke. Light refreshments will also be provided.

For more information, email MCE director J. Hope Amason or Lynn Bethke or visit the MCE website at

Media Contact: Dawn Alford, Public Affairs, 509-963-1484,