Marquette Coffee Crawl April 20th

April 19, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Northern Michigan University Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter will be hosting the second annual Marquette Coffee Crawl on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Participants will have the option of participating during the following time slots: 8 am -10 am, 10 am – 12 pm, 12 pm – 2 pm. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Marquette Women’s Center in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

During the Marquette Coffee Crawl, 300 participants will begin at the Upper Penninsula Children’s Museum and journey through Marquette taste testing local coffee houses’ top brews. Tickets to the Marquette Coffee Crawl are priced at $13, equivalent to the cost of one night’s stay at the Marquette Women’s Center. Upgraded ticket packages are limited and available upon purchase. PRSSA Vice-President Myah Tatay stated, “We have chosen this organization because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we would like to pair the timeliness of this event to the nationally recognized campaign. Sexual assault is a prominent issue on college campuses and in society as a whole, and we have a unique opportunity to support a local organization that helps to combat the trauma by empowering victims and survivors.”

Participating coffee shops in the Coffee Crawl include Java Bay, Cafe Allenatore, Contrast Coffee Co., The Crib, Baby Cakes Muffin Co., Velodrome Coffee Company, Cruise-N-Coffee, and Dead River Roasting.

Tickets will go on sale April 5th and can be purchased through NMU Ticketing Services at


Public Relations Student Society of America is a pre-professional student organization for students studying public relations, communications, marketing, and other related fields of study. NMU’s chapter of PRSSA is responsible for all of the planning and coordinating of the Marquette Coffee Crawl.

Book Sale at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

April 4, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will sponsor a sale of used books on Thursday April 11th through Saturday, April 13th. The sale begins on Thursday at 5 pm in the Ray Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. On Thursday and Friday, hardcovers will sell for $1 and paperbacks for $.50. On Saturday, from 10 am until noon, all books will be half price. On Saturday afternoon there will be a bag sale, with books selling for $3 a bag.

Walk 4 Shelter April 6th

March 28, 2019

Marquette, MI – Come Join us to walk for the most vulnerable in our midst, our community members without a warm place of their own. Room at the Inn is a unique expression of Love and Charity to those who need a warm bed, a hot meal, and a safe place to be accepted and helped.

How can you help?

Download and share the flyers using the QR Link on the poster below or go to Be at Elwood Matson Park for the Walk 4 Shelter on April 6th, 2019 between 9 am and 5 pm. We take checks and cash only, credit cards on the website. Please fill out the Walker Donor Form and return on the day of the walk.

The Up North Lodge Hosts 2019 Marquette County Polar Plunge

March 13, 2019

Gwinn, MI – The Up North Lodge will host the 2019 Marquette County Polar Plunge this Sunday, March 17th at 10:30 am. Registration is now open!

The Up North Lodge will host the 10th annual Marquette County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan! The plunge takes place at The Up North Lodge (215 S. County Road 557) in Gwinn.

Registration begins at 9:00 AM with the parade of costumes starting promptly at 10:15 AM. The plunge begins at 10:30 AM where participants will brave the cold and plunge into a pool in the parking lot of The Up North Lodge. Awards and an After-Splash Bash party will begin immediately following the last plunger.

The Polar Plunge series is known for its zany costumes and courageous participants. After raising funds, these participants dress up in costume and prepare to plunge, ready to jump in and freeze their fur for a good cause. Money raised goes to providing free sports training, competition and health screenings for more than 23,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Michigan.

The annual Michigan Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Polar Plunge is the largest fundraiser for Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI), raising more than $1 million dollars each year. 30 Polar Plunges are scheduled to take place across Michigan this winter. A complete list of plunges can be found at

Pigs-n-Heat Hockey Game March 13th

March 5, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Pigs-n-Heat hockey game is on Wednesday, March 13th at 7 pm at Marquette’s Lakeview Arena. Our awards ceremony will begin at approximately 6:30 pm.

Pigs-n-Heat pits local Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers in a fun and spirited hockey game along with a family atmosphere, mascots, many prizes, awards, games, and giveaways. Tickets are only $1 and enter you to win prizes up to $1000.00 in cash. They can be purchased from local Firefighters and Police Officers.

Trout Unlimited ‘Brews for Brookies’ March 9th

March 2, 2019

Alpha, MI – “Brews for Brookies” kicks off Saturday, March 9, 2019 all day long at the Alpha Michigan Brewing Company on the Circle in Alpha, Michigan.

The event kicks off a Spring and Summer fundraising effort for our local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Please help support their conservation and educational programs. A day-long family fun event with:

· BBQ lunches and dinners (presented by Curious Pig)
· fishing hints
· those famous Alpha Michigan Brewing Company beers

Drop in any time and enjoy the beer, food and fun. For information call 906-265-2371.

37th Annual Woodchopper’s Ball

March 2, 2019

Newberry, MI – The 37th Annual Woodchopper’s Ball will be held Saturday, March 9th starting at 5:00 pm at the American Legion Hall in Newberry, MI. The fundraiser benefits the Tahquamenon Logging Museum. A roast beef dinner will be followed by live music and dancing. For more information and for ticket prices, visit the Tahquamenon Logging Museum website.

Pasty Sale at Negaunee Elks Lodge March 9th

March 2, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The Negaunee Elks Lodge #116 is partnering with the Westend Gearbusters Robotic H.S.- FIRST Robotics Team 4375 for their Saturday, March 9th Pasty sale, taking place from 1-4 pm.

The Negaunee Elks Lodge puts on a monthly Pasty sale from September-May each year to help raise funds for local organizations. Proceeds from the March sale will benefit the Westend Gearbusters H.S. Robotics team and help with the team expenses during their upcoming competition season.

Pasties cost $5.50 each and are available freshly baked or frozen. You can order pasties by contacting any Robotics team member, Coach Doug Elliott at 249-3792 or by calling the Negaunee Elks at 475-4401.

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