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USU Extension Co-sponsors 2022 Utah Marriage Celebration Online

By Julene Reese |

Tickets are on sale now for the Utah Marriage Celebration, co-sponsored by Utah State University Extension. The event will take place online from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 11.

Designed as a date night for those who want to prepare for or strengthen their marriage, the celebration will feature workshops presented by professionals from across the nation. Workshops include such topics as intimacy, communication and staying connected.

The conference begins at 6 p.m. and includes two live workshop sessions. Bonus pre-recorded workshop sessions, including topics on strengthening marriage, playing as a couple and others are available from 4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.

Keynote speaker Meg Johnson will address “Weathering Change.” Johnson fell 45 feet in a hiking accident when she was 22. She is now a quadriplegic and is paralyzed from her chest down. Although she needs a wheelchair, she’s determined and refuses to sit still. Her fight to be happy has led her to write several books and to develop Happiness 101, an online course that has helped thousands. Her story is repeatedly covered by local, national and international media, and she is an online influencer and corporate motivational speaker.

“We are excited about this event,” said Naomi Brower, USU Extension professor in Weber County. “We have a fantastic lineup of speakers from across the nation and we are confident that the couples that attend will come away with information and skills to enhance their relationship. Given the challenges of the past couple of years, this information is more important than ever.”

Tickets are available at or by calling 1-801-399-8207. Early registration is $10 a couple through Jan. 31. Tickets purchased after Jan. 31 are $15. More information can be found at

The Utah Commission on Marriage is a co-sponsor for the Utah Marriage Celebration.


Julene Reese
Public Relations Specialist


Naomi Brower
Associate Professor
USU Extension


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