From: Chuck Harpst
Subject: Dynamic Kernels Program

Press Release for Tecumseh Herald @ Your Library

Tecumseh District Library presents “The Faith of a Quaker Miller: Tecumseh's Perry Hayden & the Biblical Wheat Experiment" with rural heritage specialist Brenda Ervin on Tuesday, April 12th at 7 p.m.

Learn about some of Hayden's difficult seasons during the Dynamic Wheat Experiment and his tests of faith. What was the real reason Hayden carried out his Biblical Wheat lesson? And what are some of the lasting results still seen today of Hayden's unshakable faith?

Ervin, a multi-award winning author, is recipient of the State of Michigan's 2007 Tribute Proclamation for her decades of agricultural preservation. She is a member of the American Association of State & Local History, Evangelical Press Association, and Women's National Book Association--Detroit Chapter. Ervin's book, Perry Hayden & Henry Ford Farms: The Dynamic Wheat Experiment, 1940-1946, is scheduled for release in fall 2011.

Tecumseh District Library invites all to this special historical presentation. This program, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Meeting Room A in the lower level of the library. The building is handicapped accessible. The library is located at 215 North Ottawa Street. For additional information, call Chuck Harpst, Reference/Local History Librarian, at the library, 423-2238. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday (October through April) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library’s web site can be accessed at http://www.tecumsehlibrary.org