Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 8th Annual UPAWS Rummage Sale – July 20-23

July 17, 2017

Marquette – The UPAWS 8th Annual Rummage Sale will be held Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at 843 W. Washington Street in Marquette.

There will be clothing for children, toys, home decor, small appliances, books, CDs, sports items, garden items, pet items and more. All proceeds will benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. For more information, go to www.upaws.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Bootjack Fire and Rescue Chicken BBQ – July 16

July 13, 2017

Bootjack – The Bootjack Fire and Rescue Foundation Annual Chicken BBQ will be held on Sunday, July 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Bootjack.

The dinner includes 1/2 chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, roll and butter, and coffee or lemonade. Tickets $12.50 each and are available at U. P. Foods, Jam Service, Northland Lawn and Sport, Dreamland, by phone at (815) 739-1491, orfrom any fire department member. All proceeds benefit the Bootjack Fire and Rescue.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Strawberry Social in Trenary – July 15

July 12, 2017

Trenary – A Strawberry Social will be held on Saturday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trenary United Methodist Church, 1133 Trenary Avenue in Trenary.

Strawberry shortcake and ice cream will be served. A free will donation will be collected with 10 percent of the proceeds going to the community of Trenary.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Tri-County Volunteer Fire Department 40th Annual Fundraiser – July 15

July 12, 2017

Wetmore – The Tri-County Volunteer Fire Department 40th Annual Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, July 15 at the fire hall on Federal Forest Highway 13, 15 miles south of M-28 in Wetmore or 20 miles north of U.S. 2.

There will be a flea market/rummage sale, food, refreshments and ice cold draft beer in the beer tent. There will also be a bake sale with homemade pies and goodies, an auction of new items, a silent auction of antiques, lots of kids games and toys and books for sale. A cash/quilt raffle with the top prize of $500 will be held with drawings at 5 p.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 39th Annual Strawberry Festival in Cooks – July 9

July 6, 2017

Cooks – The 39th Annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Sunday, July 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at Cooks Congregational Church in Cooks.

Shortcake is $2.75 for adults and $1.50 for children. hot dogs are $1.75, pulled pork is $3. There will also be a craft and bake sale, raffles, and a silent auction. All proceeds will go to church programs. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Jeanne Kangas Annual Wine Tasting Party – July 5

July 2, 2017

Negaunee – The Jeanne Kangas Annual Wine Tasting Party will be held on Wednesday, July 5 beginning at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3165 on Gold Street in Negaunee.

Live music will be provided by “Just the Two of Us.” There will also be door prizes, 50/50 raffles, and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $12. All proceeds got to the VFW 3165 Auxiliary which in turn helps support veterans programs at both local and national levels. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Westend Gearbusters Robotics Club Bottle and Can Drive in Ishpeming – July 5

July 2, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Club will conduct a bottle drive on
Wednesday, July 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Ishpeming Township Area.

Students will be collecting cans and bottles and all proceeds will be used to help pay the costs of entry
fees for the upcoming FIRST Robotics competition season.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Ishpeming Fourth of July Firecracker Fun Run – July 4

July 1, 2017

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Fourth of July Firecracker Fun Run will take place on Tuesday, July 4, with registration beginning at 7 a.m. and the race start at 8:45 a.m. at the Al Quaal Recreation Area.

Registration fees are $20 for adults and $15 for 18 and under for the 5K, $15 for the 1 mile walk, and there is a $1 discount for Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club.

All pre-registrants receive a free t-shirt. Race day registrants receive shirts as long as supplies last. Proceeds help fund local youth running organizations.

For more information, call PJ Pruett at 906-450-4870 or email ppruett@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

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