Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Harvey Girl Scout Cadette Troop 5101 – Feb. 22

February 19, 2017

Marquette – A Dinner Fundraiser for Harvey Girl Scout Troop 5101 will be held on Wednesday, February 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff Street, Marquette.

The dinner will include spaghetti, meatballs, salad, dessert, and a drink. Dine in or take out. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults, or $20 per family.

The fundraiser, organized by the parents of the girls, will help the Cadettes attend an educational trip to New York City during July 2017.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Escanaba High School Baseball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Escanaba – The Escanaba High School Baseball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, February 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 354 at 210 Ludington Street in Escanaba.

Tickets are $6 for a dinner of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Take-out and delivery will be available. There will also be raffles and 50/50 drawings. Escanaba High School Baseball is a self funding sport. Proceeds this event will help fund the program.

For more information, contact Sharon Willette at 906-399-0267 or email teamwillette@yahoo.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – “Let’s Go Inside” Dome Dash 5K – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Marquette – The “Let’s Go Inside” Dome Dash 5K will be held on Sunday, February 19 beginning at 2 p.m. with a 1 mile kids race, followed by the 5K at 2:30 p.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquette.

The 5K is 10 laps around the Superior Dome Concourse. The kids course is 3 laps. Registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the kids 1 mile. Pre-register Monday through Friday at the NMU Campus Recreation window at the dome.

Proceeds will benefit the cross country and track and field teams at NMU. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 5th Annual Lady Elks Wine Tasting Event – Feb. 18

February 15, 2017

Negaunee – The 5th Annual Negaunee Lady Elks Wine Tasting Event will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Negaunee Elks Club.

The cost is $15 for 3 glasses of wine, a souvenir wine glass, Lady Elks famous hors d’oeuvres, and raffles.
Proceeds to support Michigan’s Major Project, which is Bay Cliff Health Camp.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Stop the Traffick Jam Talent Show in Manistique – Feb. 16

February 13, 2017

Manistique – The Stop the Traffick Jam Talent Show will be held on Thursday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Manistique High School Auditorium in Manistique.

MHS Careers and Education class is putting on this talent show to raise awareness and donations for Human Trafficking. For more information, call Mrs. Christi Ryan at 906-286-3521 or email christilryan@gmail.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Houghton Rotary Valentine’s Day Gala Fundraiser – Feb. 14

February 11, 2017

Houghton – Houghton Rotary Valentine’s Day Gala Fundraiser will be held on Tuesday, February 14 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Bon Fire Grill in the Magnuson Hotel, 820 Shelden Avenue in Houghton.

Tickets are $40. Singles Time to Mingle with special drink prices will be at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. A silent auction will run throughout the event and there will be dancing with music provided by the Garden City Hot Club.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Rotary Club of Houghton. For more information, call 906-482-0530.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 8th Annual Chocolate Festival Fundraiser for SAIL – Feb. 12

February 9, 2017

Marquette – SAIL Disability Network of the U.P. will host the 8th annual Chocolate Festival fundraiser on Sunday, February 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The annual Chocolate Festival will feature tasty samples of chocolate infused desserts from local restaurants, bakeries, and chocolatiers.

Tickets are $10 per person, free to ages 5 and under. All proceeds of the Chocolate Festival will support the One in Five Annual Appeal that provides health and wellness activities across the U.P for those who are unable to kayak, bike, ski or play hockey in the usual manner.

For more information, contact Sarah Peurakoski, Executive Director, sarahp@upsail.com or call 1-800-379-7245.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 31st Annual Valley Sno Drifters Spaghetti Dinner – Feb. 12

February 9, 2017

Lake Linden – The 31st Annual Valley Sno Drifters Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Sunday, February 12 from noon to 6 p.m. at Dreamland Restaurant and Bar, 46960 Bootjack Road in Lake Linden.

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner for $8. Take out will be available. All proceeds will go for maintenance of secondary trails: Dollar Bay, Bootjack, Dreamland and Gary trail when accessible.

For more information, call 906-296-3191.… Read the rest

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