Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – American Legion Post 44 Hockey Team Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – The American Legion Post 44 Hockey Team Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Friday, January 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion, 700 W. Bluff Street in Marquette.

Tickets are $6 each and includes a spaghetti dinner, 50/50, silent auction and bucket drawings. Each ticket is entered into a $200 drawing and you do not need to be present to win. Purchase tickets at American Legion Post 44, at Superior Hockey or from any of the American Legion Players. Pre-Order and delivery is available to Snowberry Heights, Lost Creek, the police department and fire stations.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Inaugural Marquette County Police and Firemen’s Ball – Jan. 25

January 22, 2018

Marquette – The Inaugural Marquette County Police and Fireman’s Ball will be held on Thursday, January 25 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The benefit is being hosted by Wealth Strategy Group and is being put on to honor the men and women who serve the public in Marquette’s police and fire departments. Wealth Strategy Group said they wanted to provide a venue to honor and thank the men and women who serve the people of Marquette County.

Tickets for fire/police personnel and their spouses are $10 per person or $15 per couple. The public is welcome to purchase tickets at $60 per person or $100 per couple to the charity event which benefits local funds including the Marquette Fire Fighters Local 643 Community Fund, the Marquette City Police Scholarship Fund and the Thin Blue Line of Michigan.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Beef Stew Dinner Fundraiser – Jan. 20

January 17, 2018

Negaunee – A beef stew dinner fundraiser will be held on Saturday, January 20 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at VFW Post 3165 on Gold Street in Negaunee.

The menu will include homemade beef stew, salad, biscuits, assorted desserts and coffee. Tickets are $8. All proceeds go to the VFW 3165 Auxiliary, which supports veterans and their families. The public is welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Mid U.P. Chapter of Ruffed Grouse 25th Anniversary Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet – Jan. 20

January 17, 2018

Marquette – The Mid U.P. Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 25th Anniversary Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet on Saturday, January 20 beginning with social hour at 5 p.m. in the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The evening will feature a live and silent auction, games, drawings and door prizes,featuring the finest selection of quality firearms, artwork and collectables.

Individual membership and dinner tickets are $60. There is also a membership and spouse package for $85, which includes two dinners, and a junior membership and dinner ticket is $30 for those 17 and under. Proceeds from this event will be used to enhance habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other forest wildlife.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Lyn Durant at 906-250-0300 or 906-225-8003.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – “Raise the Woof” Comedy Show Fundraiser for UPAWS – Jan. 19

January 16, 2018

Ishpeming – UPAWS “Raise the Woof” Comedy Show Fundraiser will be held on Friday, January 20 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the River Rock Lanes and Banquet Center in Ishpeming.

Sit, stay, and laugh at the Raise the Woof Comedy Show Fundraiser to benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. The event begins with a Taco/Nacho Bar Dinner from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show begins at 8 p.m. with three outstanding comedians. There will be a candy bar for dessert.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door for general admission. Tickets are on sale at www.eventbrite.com and also at UPAWS, 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township.

For more information, go to www.upaws.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pig Roast Dinner Benefit for Dave Bohto – Jan. 13

January 10, 2018

Chassell – A Pig Roast Dinner Benefit for Dave Bohto will be held on Saturday, January 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. at VFW Post 6507 in Chassell.

The event will include a pig roast with all the trimmings, silent auction, and basket raffles. For more information, call Glenda Britz at 906-370-8841.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Skandia Lions Winter Carnival to Help Fight Hunger – Jan. 13

January 10, 2018

Skandia – Skandia Lions will host the third annual Winter Carnival to help fight hunger on Saturday, January 13 beginning at 10 a.m. at Maple Lane Archery and Ski Center, 124 Kreiger Drive in Skandia.

There will be cross country skiing, snow showing, sledding and concessions. A $5 donation to the lions club gets you access to all the amazing scenic trails Maple Lane Sports has to offer. If you don’t have your own winter equipment, ski and snow shoe rentals will be available for $5. Admission is free for Children under 3, rental fees will still apply. All proceeds will go to support local food pantries. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Blue Champagne to Present Christmas Concert and Dance – Dec. 14

December 11, 2017

Marquette – Blue Champagne will be performing a free concert and dance on Thursday, December 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Library.

This will be a casual fun event with all kinds of music, including holiday favorites. Please bring a non-perishable food item or two for St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry. This is a family event. … Read the rest

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