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DryWall Class

We help a class specializing in the art of drywall! This is a great skill for any homeowner to know! Interested in learning this, or something similar? Let us know!

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Big Ideas 4H Class was great!

Our first 4H Club class was a huge success! The participants got to learn a variety of trades and got to use some awesome technology. Over the next 6 months, these students will explore over 10 different skilled trades. We are currently holding classes for all ages. Register here:  

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New Instructor: Jason Spurgin

Big Ideas would like to welcome Jason Spurgin to our team! He has been an active carpenter since 1999! His true gift is his ability to connect with young students and new learners. Check out his impressive resume: 2010-present:  Inspection technician City of New Ulm and Courtland.  Building, HVAC, Plumbing, Fire and general building safety

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