Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Team Fundraiser November 30th

November 23, 2018

Negaunee, MINovember 23, 2018 – The Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Team is holding a fundraising dinner from 4-7 pm on Friday, November 30th at the Negaunee Elks Hall. Proceeds will be used to help pay for costs and entry fees during their upcoming F.I.R.S.T. Robotics competition season.

The dinner will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, drinks, and dessert.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors/students and kids under 5 are free. During the dinner, there will also be a raffle for several gift certificates and items which have been donated by local businesses.

Tickets can be purchased from team members or call coach Doug Elliott at 249-3792. Come enjoy a delicious meal and support the team!… Read the rest

Giving Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church

November 20, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 20, 2018 – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a Giving Tuesday event on November 27th from 10 am to 6 pm. The event will benefit the church’s Community Fund which helps those in need of financial assistance. Messiah’s Giving Tuesday is co-sponsored by Thrivent Financial and will include food, activities and fellowship. Messiah Lutheran Church is at 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. For more information, call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Shiras Planetarium Fundraising Strategy Luncheon

November 13, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 13, 2018 – Marquette Area Public Schools, the Shiras Planetarium, and the Shiras Institute are holding a luncheon/informational talk on Thursday, November 18 at 12:00 pm in the Shiras Planetarium. They will be discussing fundraising efforts to upgrade the technology and the planetarium. Announcements will be made regarding donations already committed and the launch of a public crowdfunding campaign.

The media is invited to attend. The meeting will end by 1:00 pm. A star show will be offered at that time for any attendees wishing to stay until 1:30 pm. Please RSVP to Shiras Planetarium director Becky Simmons at planetarium@mapsnet.org if you plan to attend. Media can enter through door #11 at the Southeast corner of MSHS. Some parking will be reserved there.… Read the rest

Cause for Paws Annual Gala on November 10

November 3, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 3, 2018 – UPAWS Annual Cause for Paws Gala will take place on Saturday, November 10 at 5:30 pm at the Marquette Holiday Inn. Buy tickets on eventbrite and find out more on Facebook!… Read the rest

‘A Night in the Northwoods’ Benefit for Father Marquette Catholic Academy

November 3, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 3, 2018 – Join us for ‘A Night in the Northwoods’, an event to benefit Father Marquette Catholic Academy! Grab your flannel and enjoy a catered chili bar and sliders, craft beer, select wine and dessert, bidding on children’s art, silent and live auction, bucket raffle, 50/50 raffle, and more!
Dress is Northwoods chic! Flannel shirt, Stormy Kromer, suspenders, Sorels…mixed with pearls, heels, cufflinks, suit coats. Flannel evening gown? Bedazzled chook? Why not? Have fun with this theme! This is an adult event; perfect for a parent or grandparent date-night out with friends!
Proceeds from the event will be used to fund the programs and materials of a quality pre-K through 8th grade education at Father Marquette.
Event takes place on November 10, 2018, at St. Peter Cathedral. Tickets are $45 each or reserve a table for you and your friends.… Read the rest

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 sjacques@clkschools.org.… Read the rest

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