Superiorland Kiwanis Club Athlete of the Year Awards May 23rd

May 22, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Superiorland Kiwanis Club of Marquette will be holding their annual Athlete of the Year awards breakfast this Thursday, 23rd of May, 2019. The banquet will take place at the new University Center banquet rooms at 7:00 am on the campus of Northern Michigan University, with Keynote Speaker, Head NMU Hockey Coach Grant Potulny.

The Athlete of the Year is held in conjunction with the Marquette Athletic Department and recognizes the best all around Male and Female Athletes at Marquette Senior High School. The banquet will begin with the final athlete of the month awards for the month of April, followed by the presentation of the athlete of the year awards. The Athletes selected for recognition as part of the Athlete of the Year program are the best all around athletes at Marquette Senior High School. Athletes selected are the top student-athletes in their respective programs, with emphasis on academic achievement, and the student’s representation of the best sportsmanship outside the field of play.

Members of the media are invited to join Superiorland Kiwanis, the Athletes from the entire school year, and their families for breakfast served just after 7am.

For news outlets that wish to reserve a plate and an interview slot with the Athlete of the Year recipients should respond to this release with the name and contact number of the representative to attend the event. Due to time restraints of the athletes on a school day, individual interviews are limited, but a group interview will be offered after the completion of the awards ceremony for all parties in attendance.

Superiorland Kiwanis looks forward to having your organisation join us to celebrate the grate achievements of the student athletes of Marquette this year.

Parking is available via the Kay Ave. Parking lot between NMU and UPHS Marquette, with the main conference entrance directly opposite the parking lot.

Alger Great Start Intergenerational Playgroup May 23rd

May 22, 2019

Munising, MI – An Intergenerational Playgroup will be held at MediLodge in Munising on Thursday, May 23rd from 9:30-10:30 am. This event is held on the fourth Thursday of each month. Free snack provided. Baby Bucks available for use at the Alger
Baby Closet. This playgroup will continue to meet into the summer months.

Redmen Baseball Game On Fox Sports Marquette May 23rd

May 22, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Redmen Baseball Team will take on the Gladstone Braves in Marquette on Thursday, May 23rd at 4:00 pm. Can’t go to the game in person? Tune in to Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9 as Luke Ghiardi and Tyler Young bring you all the action.

The Archeology of POW Camp AuTrain at Marquette Regional History Center May 22nd

May 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Archeology of POW Camp AuTrain event will take place on May 22nd at 6:30 pm at the Marquette Regional History Center Gathering Hall.

In the summer of 2018 Dr. LouAnn Wurst led a team from Michigan Tech on site work at the former CCC Camp AuTrain, to research the use of the camp as a prisoner of war camp during WWII. In conjunction with the Hiawatha National Forest, this work will continue in 2019. Learn first-hand what is being found and conclusions Dr. Wurst has drawn at this presentation.

Dr. Wurst wrote an article for us in October 2018, published in the Mining Journal for the week of Archaeology Fair and it was very well received. Dr. Wurst is a Professor of Archaeology. She teaches at Michigan Tech University, and specializes in Historical and Industrial Archaeology, Archaeology of Capitalism, Class and Inequality, Marxist Theory, and Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource management.
$5 suggested donation. For more info visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906.226.3571.

Air Force Public Information Session May 22nd

May 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Air Force cordially invites you to a Public Information Session at the former KI Sawyer AFB on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 pm. We will meet at the KI Sawyer Heritage Air Museum, located at 402 3rd St., KI Sawyer, MI 49841. The meeting will last about two hours and will include a presentation of the environmental activities completed since the last public meeting in October 2018, along with what’s planned for this year.

Northern Vegans Board Meeting May 20th

May 19, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans at their next board meeting at 5:30 pm on Monday, May 20th, in the Dandelion Cottage Room on the first floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Northern Vegans welcomes input from our members and the general public, all of whom are invited to attend these meetings. Visit www.northernvegans.com and the Northern Vegans’ Facebook page or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.

Marquette Breakfast Rotary Holds Grant Awards Ceremony May 20th

May 19, 2019

Marquette, MI –  Join Marquette Breakfast Rotary at the Ore Dock Brewery on Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 5:30 pm as the club awards 30 organizations with support funding totaling $48,000. Each year, Marquette Breakfast Rotary raises funds through their annual Fishboil to help support local community projects, programs and organizations. All funds raised at the event stay locally in Marquette County. The club will be awarding each organization with a contribution check at the event.

Media are invited to attend. Please RSVP to Jennifer Huetter (906) 236-9442.

NAMI Educational Meeting May 20th

May 19, 2019

Marquette, MI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette (NAMI) offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

Our Monday, May 20th educational meeting will feature Dr. Lynn Johnson, Pathways Community Mental Health, who will will cover a variety of topics, including jail diversion and Clubhouse. We meet at 7:00 pm in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow us on Facebook.

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