Calendar – Benefits/Fundraiser – Hancock American Legion Spaghetti Dinner – Mar. 26

March 23, 2017

Hancock – A spaghetti dinner will be held on Sunday, March 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at the American Legion, 1308 Quincy Street in Hancock.

The the spaghetti dinner with homemade sauce will be all you can eat and available to dine in or carry out. Proceeds fund legion projects like legion baseball, boys state and veterans funerals.

For more information, contact public affairs officer Jim Peterson at 370-8144 or petersonchiro@sbcglobal.net.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – A Night of Fighting Astrocytoma Spaghetti Fundraiser – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Marquette – A Night of Fighting Astrocytoma, a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Taylor Havican, will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Marquette Armory.

There will be 50/50 and basket raffles. All proceeds from the event will go to Taylor and her family for medical and travel expenses, as Taylor fights astrocytoma, a cancerous brain tumor. Taylor will receive treatment in Milwaukee every month for the next two years.

For more information, call Courtney Swartz at 251-8061 or Melissa Picotte at 869-6630. Donations for the raffles can be dropped off at Trophy Central, 5087 US41 South. Monetary donations can be sent directly to U.P. Catholic Credit Union, 1001 W. Baraga in Marquette. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers Texas Hold’em Tournament in Caspian – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Caspian – The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will host a Texas Hold’em Tournament Saturday, March 25 at beginning with registration at 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Caspian. Tournament play begins at 6 p.m.

There will be a $20 entry fee, and chip bonus for early sign up. Prize money will be based on entry.
To sign up, contact Matt at 284-0036 or email CGFD at caspiangaastrafiredepartment@yahoo.com or cgfdpoker@hotmail.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pearl Restringing Class to Benefit Women’s Center – Mar. 23

March 20, 2017

Marquette – A Pearl Restringing Class, to benefit The Women’s Center, will be offered on Thursday, March 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wattsson and Wattson Jewelers, 118 W. Washington Street in downtown Marquette.

The class, instructed by Chris Wattsson, will teach both knotted and unknotted stringing styles. Participants will receive equipment that can be taken home, including stringing trays, string for 18″ pearl strands, clasps and plastic pearl beads to practice with.

All proceeds will be donated to the Women’s Center, who supports victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Marquette and Alger Counties.

Registration is $50. Class size is limited to 12 people, and will be repeated in the future based on demand. Registration is available on Eventbrite and in store at Wattsson and Wattsson Jewelers. For more information call Chris Wattsson at 228-5775 or go to store@wandwjewelers.com… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Waggin’ Tails Chili Fest Fundraiser for Alger County Animal Shelter – Mar. 19

March 16, 2017

Munising – Waggin’ Tails Chili Fest will be held on Sunday, March 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Canteen, 610 W. Munising Avenue in Munising.

The annual Chili Fest is a benefit for the Alger County Animal Shelter. There will be meat chili, veggie chili, hog dogs, nachos, and take out available. Raffles, silent auction and 50/50, drawings start at 4 p.m.

For more information, call Linda Johnson, Alger County Animal Shelter Manager at 906-387-4131.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Copper Country Bowl for Kids Sake – Mar. 18

March 15, 2017

Houghton – Copper Country Bowl for Kids Sake, to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, will be held on Saturday, March 18 beginning at noon at The Mine Shaft in Houghton.

Bowl for Kids is definitely not about bowling. It’s about having fun for a good cause, supporting the children and youth in our community. The purpose of Bowl for Kids is to invite the community to be a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission by raising funds for local youth mentoring programs. All of the money raised with this event stays in the Copper Country.

For more information, call 487-9855, email bbbs@upkids.com or go to www.upkids.com/bbbs/bowl-for-kids/… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pancake/French Toast Breakfast in Calumet – Mar. 18

March 15, 2017

Calumet – The Keweenaw Catholic Community Religious Education Program will hold their annual fundraising Pancake/French Toast Breakfast on Saturday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at Sacred Heart Church, 56512 Rockland Street, Calumet.

Tickets are $7 for adults/students and free for children six and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door. There will also be a Bake Sale and Prize Drawings at the Breakfast. For more information, contact 337-0810.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Forgotten Eagles Annual Music Jamboree in Lake Linden – Mar. 18

March 15, 2017

Lake Linden – Forgotten Eagles of Michigan Chapter 2 will present their Annual Music Jamboree on Saturday, March 18 from 6 to 11:55 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Lake Linden.

Local musicians will be performing. Admission is $5. All proceeds will be used to help local Veterans in need.
For more information contact Rick Hayrynen at 906-288-3377 or dav_rick@yahoo.com.… Read the rest

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