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Michigan ICES Officers 2014 - 2016

Thank you to our Michigan ICES Officers that have worked so hard to make this a wonderful group!  We held elections at out last meeting and are excited for our new electees.

Congratulations to our new officers of our chapter.

State Representative: Wanessa Wight

Alternate Representatives: Deb Moroni, Pat Ware, Linda Fedewa, Sandy Crosley and Wendy Braford,

Secretary: Clela Jarman

Treasurer: Joan Link

Newsletter: Editor Diane Simmons

Internet Coordinator:  Kristina Boroff

Historian: Amanda Whidden

Last Updated (Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:48)


2014 Spring Newsletter

Please enjoy our Spring 2014 Newsletter: http://goo.gl/8tEBZi


Great Lakes Mini-Classes & Sugar Art Showcase 2014

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the MINI classes and the Sugar Art Competition!  The talented teachers did a wonderful job and are always welcomed back! The sugar art pieces were beyond amazing, great job to everyone!

A HUGE THANK YOU goes to Gary Silverthorn and Carol Lowe for their endless dedication to this wonderful event.  They put their heart and sole into this!  Gary\Carol your vision, passion & direction has education us, made us laugh and inspired us.  Thank you again!!

All pictures of this event can be found on our Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/MichiganICES

This event will be held April 4-6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.   Sponsored by the Michigan chapter of ICES.

Two Great Events, one venue!

******** Update ********

April 1, 2014

Registration for the Mini Classes and Sugar Art Showcase 2014 has now ended. Thank you to everyone who have signed up! It's going to be an awesome event!

See you this weekend!

2014 Great Lakes Mini Classes Information – Overview, Registration, Instructor Bios & Classes: http://goo.gl/FSvKNY


Michigan ICES Sugar Art Showcase 2014 rules and registration information: http://goo.gl/zqrHc5

The Michigan Sugar Art Showcase proudly announces the theme for our 2014 event:

The Magnificent Steampunk Sugar Art Exposition

********* Sugar Art Showcase Update ************

Today (Friday, March 28th) is the last day to register for the Sugar Art Showcase. Don't miss it. It's going to be an AWESOME show! Contact Gary at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you still want in. You can email the registration form.

Do you want to pay via credit card......we got you covered.....e-mail your class list to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and a Paypal invoice will be e-mailed to you..... Quick simple...

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********* CLASS UPDATES ************

- Friday, March 28, 2014

2014 Mini Classes UPDATE!!!!

The following classes are FULL:

Alstromeria & Calla Lily - Nick Lodge

Tiffany Cake Box - Nick Lodge

Fantasy High Heel Shoe - Wayne Steinkopf

Bejeweled Gumpaste Flowers - Nick Lodge

Lambeth Sampler - Gary Silverthorn

Several other classes have only one or two seats left. We are down to the wire now! You only have a few days to get your registration in!

- Saturday, March 15, 2014

2014 Great Lakes Mini Classes UPDATE!!!
Nicholas Lodge's class Tiffany Cake Box is now totally FULL! There are no more spaces in that class. Lisa Bugeja's class Passion for Poppies has unfortunately been cancelled. There are still some spaces available in all the other classes.
If you have not sent in your registration - please do so ASAP!

- Monday, March 3, 2014

There is now one - ONE - seat left in Nick Lodge's Tiffany Cake Box class at the 2014 Great Lakes Mini Classes! ONE SEAT LEFT! There is still room in all the other classes, so it is not too late to sign up and take advantage of this great opportunity to take classes from some of the finest instructors around!

********* Vendors ************

We have some AMAZING vendors coming to the Great Lakes Mini Classes and Sugar Art Showcase! Make sure you bring a little extra jingle in your pocket! The list includes The International Sugar Art Collection, Cake Connection, Avenues/Sweet Choices, Sugar Delights, The Cake Girls, Ruth Rickey, Dawn Parrott, GS Designs, Mother of Cakes, Swank Cake Design, Under the Influence and DecoPac!


Want to see fun photos of our 2012 Sugar Art Competition and Mini Classes?

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