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Say goodbye to MCLS Executive Director Randy Dykhuis before he retires at the end of December

After over 23 years of service to the Michigan Library Consortium and Midwest Collaborative for Library Services as their Executive Director, Randy Dykhuis will be retiring at the end of December. We are going to miss Randy and we know you will, too. Make sure to say goodbye to him at one of the following events:

  • Michigan Library Association Annual Conference (10/17) — Randy will be at the MCLS exhibit booth (#15) during the opening reception on Wednesday, October 17 from 5:30–7:30pm.
  • Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference (11/12) — Join Randy at the Skylight Bistro & Wine Bar in the lobby of the Indianapolis Marriott East on Monday, November 12 from 5:30–6:30pm.

Share your photos and memories of Randy, as well as best wishes, on our photo-sharing website or you can email your photos and memories to Heather Ladiski at

For those who would like to make a monetary contribution in honor of Randy’s retirement, you may do so by donating to The American Battlefield Trust and/or The Nature Conservancy.