Painting the Peninsula Pink Party October 19

October 16, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 16, 2018 – Brookridge Heights is sponsoring the Superior Health Foundation’s (SHF) annual Painting the Peninsula Pink initiative to support the SHF breast health fund. Brookridge Heights hopes to help raise awareness for breast cancer as well as support survivors and those currently undergoing treatments.

When: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care
1901 Division Street, Marquette, MI 49855
What: Celebration and awareness event, live music from the Sunshine Girls, refreshments… Read the rest

Warrior Walk to Prevent Suicide – September 8

September 3, 2018

L’Anse, MI – Support Baraga County Suicide Prevention by participating in the Warrior Walk hosted by Baraga County Communities That Care. 100 percent of the proceeds and donations raised will stay in Baraga County and will be used towards local  prevention and awareness programs.

Activities will begin at 10:00 at L’Anse Waterfront Park with a presentation by guest speaker Rebecca Tervo. The walk will begin at 11:00.  Additional information is located on the Baraga County CTC Facebook page and website.… Read the rest

Copper King Hockey Fundraiser Golf Tournament – September 15

September 2, 2018

Calumet, MI – The Calumet High School hockey team will hold a golf fundraiser at the Calumet Golf Club on Saturday, September 15th, beginning at 10:00. The cost is $150.00 for a three-person team, which includes golf and dinner.

The registration deadline is Friday, September 7th. To sign up, call the Athletic Director’s Office at 337-0311 x2204, or email… Read the rest

Off the Vine 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Vineyard Stroll

August 20, 2018

Bark River, MI – The Off the Vine Run/Walk takes place on August 25, 2018 at 4:00pm Eastern. It is a mixed terrain course consisting of dirt track, paved road, and Northern Sun Winery Vineyard. Appetizers served after event to all participants. Wine tasting for participants over 21. Race hat guaranteed to all participants that register by July 15. Sponsored by The Heart of the North Lions Club. Proceeds to benefit Diabetes Awareness and other health related projects of the club.… Read the rest

Keweenaw Alumni Chapter and Friends 5K Run/Walk for Scholarship – August 4

July 30, 2018

Houghton, MI – Join alumni and friends for a 5K Run/Walk on the Michigan Tech Trails. All proceeds go to support the Keweenaw Alumni and Friends Chapter Scholarship and the Michigan Tech Cross Country Team. The cost to participate is $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the event. The walk kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and the run at 9 a.m. on the Michigan Tech Trails. New this year – free 100 meter dash for children ages 6 and under will take place while final race results are calculated. Register at or call 906-487-2400.… Read the rest

Second Annual Superhero Fun Run

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – Superior Arts Youth Theater (SAYT) will hold their second annual Superheroes on the Run fundraiser on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Race registration options include a 5k, 10k, and 1 Mile Kids’ Run. Runners are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero for this family friendly event supporting our local youth theater. Prizes donated by local businesses will be awarded for Best Costume and Top Finishers!

All three races will begin in the east side parking lot of Lakeview Arena (401 E. Fair Ave.) and continue north along the bike path toward Presque Isle.

Online registration is open now at:

Runners must register by June 22 to be guaranteed a race shirt!

Prices are:

1 Mile – $15

5K – $30

10K – $35

Registration will also be open the morning of the race July 7, 2018, 8:00-8:45am.… Read the rest

31st Annual Tahquamenon Education Foundation Golf Fundraiser – June 22

June 14, 2018

Newberry, MI – Come out and have a great time from 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. while helping the students of Tahquamenon Area Schools.  The Tahqumenon Education Foundation’s 31st annual golf fundraiser is our biggest fundraiser and the proceeds go to scholarships to graduating seniors and grants to teachers.  There are going to be not only a 4-person golf scramble, but also new games, raffles, a 50/50. You may even putt for a cool $1000, or get a hole in one for a new car.… Read the rest

The Ives Lake Fundraiser – June 3

May 31, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– The Marquette Regional History Center presents The Ives Lake Fundraiser at the Huron Mountain Club this Sunday, June 3, from 1:00- 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon touring the summer home and farm of John M. Longyear on Ives Lake within the grounds of the Huron Mountain Club.

John Case, great-grandson of Longyear, will give a guided historical tour of the property and will share family stories or you can choose to go on a guided hike to the top of “Breakfast Roll” and enjoy the view. Dress for the U.P. weather and potential mosquitos!

  • Hors-d’oeuvres by Rock River Farm and wine will be served in the “Stone House.”
  • Bid on a chance to have lunch with John Case at his cabin “Minong” on Ives Lake.

$75 ($60 is tax-deductible)/person. Purchase tickets online at or at the MRHC- (906)-226-3571

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