BERRIEN SPRINGS — Noted Michigan historian and author Larry Massey will present his program "Sand Dunes, Sawdust and Shipwrecks: Stories from our Sunset Shore" at the Berrien County Historical Association's 2006 annual meeting.The BCHA will hold the meeting at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center April 25. The dinner and program are open to the public.The evening will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 7 and a brief business meeting.Reservations at $23 per person can be made through April 18 by calling the Historical Association at 471-1202.Massey will begin his program at 8 p.m. Known throughout the state as Michigan's premier historian and storyteller, Massey takes his audiences on a pilgrimage into the state's past with vignettes featuring steel-sinewed voyageurs, black-robed Jesuit priests, rough-hewn lumberjacks, salty Great Lakes ship captains and intrepid Underground Railroad conductors.Through costume and dialect, Massey transforms himself into real characters whose exploits shaped the state's history.A native of Michigan, Massey has devoted his life to researching, writing about and promoting the history of the state. He has written 17 books about Michigan history, written the text for historical walkways and museum displays, and presented hundreds of Michigan history storytelling sessions across both peninsulas.This performance of "Sand Dunes, Sawdust and Shipwrecks" is being underwritten by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council's Arts and Touring Program. People who want more information about the 2006 annual meeting may call the Historical Association at 471-1202.