The Houlton Higher Education Center will mark its first decade of serving the community and providing close-to-home educational opportunities during a special 10th anniversary celebration and open house on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the open house, guided building tours, a Native blessing, and the unveiling of a new granite installation at the centerís entrance will take place. The official program will get underway at 1 p.m. with U.S. Congressman Michael H. Michaud serving as the keynote speaker. The public is invited to join in the celebration. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please call 768-9452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.