Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 9th Annual Benoit Bash for Bay Cliff Health Camp – Sept. 9

September 6, 2017

Escanaba – The 9th Annual Benoit Bash for Bay Cliff Health Camp will be held on Saturday, September 9 from noon to midnight at 7021 M.5 Lane in Escanaba.

The benefit is a free event with bucket raffles, food, bounce houses, live music, dunk tank and much more. For more information or to make a donation contact Kristy Benoit at 399-7126 or Steve Benoit at 399-4195.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Westend Gearbusters Can and Bottle Drive – Sept. 9

September 6, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Club will be collecting bottles
and cans on Saturday September 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ishpeming Township Area.

All money raised will be used to help with the costs of entry fees and building materials for our upcoming FIRST
Robotics Competition Season. Please help support the team!… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Friends of the Poor Walk/Run in Ishpeming – Aug. 26

August 23, 2017

Ishpeming – A Friends of the Poor Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, August 26 beginning at 9 a.m at the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Trailhead, 400 N. Third Street in Ishpeming.

The event will include a 5K run and a 1 to 2 mile walk. Prizes will be awarded and the first 100 participants will receive t-shirts. The race fee is a $5 minimum donation. Proceeds will help local families in need through the efforts of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conferences.

For more information, call race director Kelly Carlson at 906-250-6379.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Adult Kickball Tournament to Benefit Iron Range Hockey Association – Aug. 26

August 23, 2017

Negaunee – Iron Range Hockey Association will host an Adult Kickball Tournament on Saturday, August 26 at the Negaunee Township Ball Fields.

The cost per player is $20 and each team will consist of 8 to 12 players, with at least 4 them being females. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of new jerseys and equipment.

Registration information is available online at www.ironrangehockey.com and on IRHA’s Facebook event page.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette West Rotary HarborFest – Aug. 25-26

August 22, 2017

Marquette – Marquette West Rotary HarborFest will be held Friday, August 25 from 4:45 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, August 26 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette.

There will be live music both days. Friday night’s High-Energy Funk and Soul headliner “Bumpus” comes from Chicago and Saturday evening’s entertainment is America’s Best Led Zeppelin Tribute Band “Kashmir” that will rock the stage from 8:30 till 11 p.m.

The event will feature food both days. Kids of all ages are invited to play in the bouncy house, see vintage cars, boats, and canoes, and tour the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter. There’s a corn hole tournament on Saturday with practice on Friday night (available to adults over 21 ONLY).

Admission is free. For more information, go to marquettewestrotary.org/harbor-fest.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Pig Roast to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association – Aug. 22

August 19, 2017

Marquette – The annual Pig Roast to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association will be held on Tuesday, August 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care, 1901 Division Street in Marquette.

The event will include a pig roast dinner, smoked turkey, corn on the cob, and an abundant number of side dishes. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children. The event has a western theme and will include country music and a midway filled with carnival games. There will also be bucket raffles and 50/50 drawings.

All proceeds generated during this event will be donated to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held on September 23, 2017 in Marquette.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 45th Annual Cooks Corn Roast – Aug. 20

August 17, 2017

Cooks – The 45th Annual Cooks Corn Roast will be held on Sunday, August 20 from noon to 11 p.m. in Cooks.

There will be live music, a large auction, a bake sale, a cake walk, a beer tent, face painting, chicken poop bingo, bounce houses, and a chicken barbeque. All you can eat corn is $4.50 for adults, and free for children.
Six bikes will be given away and there will be a raffle with the grand prize of a 2017 Polaris Ranger.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Inwood Volunteer Fire Department. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Community Picnic and U.P. Honor Flight Fundraiser – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Ishpeming – The American Legion Post 114 Community Picnic and Fundraiser for the U.P. Honor Flight will be held on Saturday, August 19 beginning at noon at the Post, 3050 County Road 496 in Ishpeming.

There will be a dunk tank (with our commander inside), a sawdust pile and bounce house for the kids, craft vendors, horseshoetournaments, and much more. Lunch will also be provided with burgers, brats, hot dogs, corn, and more with proceeds from donations going to the U.P. Honor Flight!… Read the rest

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