Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Alger County Animal Shelter’s Cutest Critter Contest Entry Deadline – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Munising – Alger County Animal Shelter will hold the Cutest Critter Contest, announcing the winner on Friday, November 10 at the Upper Michigan Community Credit Union in Munising. Entry deadline is Saturday, November 4 at

Submit animal only photos no larger than 4″ by 6″ in person or by mail to the Alger County Animal Shelter, 510 East Munising Avenue in Munising. Entry fee is $2 per photo, with all proceeds going to the shelter.

Photos will be displayed at the Upper Michigan Community Credit Union from November 6 through 10 and people can vote for their favorite. The photo that collects the most money will be the winner. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Ishpeming Hematite Sports Booster Club 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Oct. 29

October 26, 2017

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Hematite Sports Booster Club will sponsor its 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Sunday, October 29 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Ishpeming High School Cafeteria (Division
Street Gym Entrance). Take-out dinners will be available.

Hematite gear will be available for purchase from the Hematites-R-US Store and a 50/50 raffle will also be held. The IHS student athletes will be there to serve dinner to the supporters. Come meet the IHS and IMS athletes and coaches!

Tickets are $7; children 5 and under eat free. You may purchase tickets at the IHS office, sporting event concession stands and from student athletes or any booster club member. Tickets will also be sold
at the door on the day of the event.

For more information, please call Becky at 485-5361.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Mountain Racing Team Annual Winter Sports Gear Swap – Oct. 21

October 18, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Mountain Racing Team will hold their annual Winter Sports Gear Swap on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Mountain. Purchase an early bird ticket for $10 and shop at 9 a.m.

Downhill and X-C Ski equipment, snowboards and clothing will be available. Drop off will be on October 20 from noon to 6 p.m. A 20% commission supports MMRT junior racing program. Tickets available at The Mountain Shop, The Compound and Downwind Sports. Kids 15 and under free with adult.

Visit www.skimmrt for more information. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Harvest for Education Auction “An Evening in Tuscany ” – Oct. 21

October 18, 2017

Marquette – The Annual Harvest for Education Auction “An Evening in Tuscany” will be held on Saturday, October 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.

Enjoy a Strolling Supper of catered Italian fare paired with select wine, beer, and dessert. The event will feature a Children’s Art Auction, Silent and Live Auctions, plus a raffle drawing for $1,000! All proceeds benefit programs and services at Father Marquette Catholic Academy in Marquette.

Tickets are $50, and are currently on sale at Father Marquette Academy and on EventBrite. Find us on facebook!
For more information, contact Melissa Curran at 906-362-0759 or email at harvestauction@fathermarquette.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Team Pasta Dinner – Oct. 20

October 17, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics team will host a Pasta Dinner and Raffle on Friday, October 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Westwood High School cafeteria in Ishpeming.

The dinner will include baked pasta, salad, garlic bread, drinks, and dessert. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $5 for students and seniors, and free for kids under 5. During the dinner there will be a 50/50 drawing and a raffle for a variety of gift certificates and items which have been donated from local businesses. Funds raised will be used to pay the entry fees for the upcoming FIRST Robotics Season.

To purchase tickets, call Doug Elliott at 906-249-3792 or email westendgearbusters@gmail.com,… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Holy Family Parish Harvest Dinner and Bazaar – Oct. 15

October 12, 2017

Gladstone – The Holy Family Parish Harvest Dinner and Bazaar will be held on Sunday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Hall, 4011 County Roda 416 20th Road in Gladstone (Flat Rock).

The dinner will feature a chicken and ham dinner with dressing, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, gravy, rutabagas and pies. There will also be an adult silver dollar booth, bucket raffles with great prizes and a large raffle.

For more information, call Stephen Benoit at 906-399-4195.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pie Social at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Skandia – Oct. 15

October 12, 2017

Skandia – A Pie Social will be held on Sunday, October 15 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Skandia.

The event will kick off the celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Emanuel Lutheran Church. There will be whole pies and pie slices for sale. Come join your friends and neighbors for a good time.

For more information, contact Sandi Ruotsi at 906-942-7614 or email Emanuel@tds.net.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Apple Social and Bake Sale in Trenary – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Trenary – An Apple Social and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trenary United Methodist Church in Trenary.

There will be apple pie, apple cake, apple crisp and just about anything you can make from apples. There will also be ice cream and a beverage, all for a free will offering. Bake goods will be for sale to take home. 10 % of the proceeds will be donated back to the community.… Read the rest

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