Free Homemade Community Meal at First Baptist Church Oct 16th

October 16, 2019

Gwinn, MI – A free homemade Community Meal will be served at First Baptist Church of Gwinn (195 N. Billings St., Gwinn, MI) on Wednesday, October 16th at 5:30 – 6:15 PM. Everyone is welcome. Call 906-346-6115 for more information.

Citizen’s Climate Lobby Meeting Oct 12

October 12, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join the Marquette Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby for the group’s monthly meeting in the Lions Room of the Peter White Public Library at 12:30PM on Saturday, October 12th. The national CCL group will present a video-conference to the local chapters during these meetings, which are regularly scheduled the second Saturday of each month.

VA to Observe POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20

September 20, 2019

Iron Mountain, MI – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan, will be holding a National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 11:00 am (CT) Friday, September 20, 2019, at Pine Grove Country Club. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony. The ceremony will pay tribute to America’s former prisoners of war who live in the Upper Peninsula and Northeast Wisconsin and those killed or still missing in action.

The keynote speaker will be Robert Valley, brother of F2/c Lowell Valley, who went missing at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Mr. Valley will detail the fate of F2/c Valley and the USS Oklahoma unknowns. The ceremony will include music and readings, Color Guard by American Legion Post 50 and taps. A private luncheon for the former POWs, their families, and invited guests will follow the ceremony.

Pine Grove Country Club is located at 1520 W Hughitt Street in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Questions regarding the POW/MIA ceremony may be directed to Katie Maxon or Brad Nelson at (906) 774-3300, extensions 32780 or 32001.

Negaunee High School Hosts Mobile Food Pantry Sept 18th

September 18, 2019

Negaunee, MI – On September 18th, 2019, Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 15,000 pounds of food to people in need at Negaunee High School. The distribution will take place at 4:30 pm with registration beginning at 4:00 pm.

The Mobile Pantry will contain fresh produce, dairy products and baked goods with an emphasis on nutrition. Clients will not have to show identification or proof of income to receive food; however, they will be required to provide basic contact information and affirm that they are in need of food. They are encouraged to bring their own bags or boxes.

Andrew Brunette, Principal of Negaunee High School indicated, “We are very positive to host our 10th mobile Food Pantry with Feeding America on September 18th. It is an excellent opportunity for our students to volunteer for the community and it is a much-needed program that we are proud to be involved with.”

Food insecurity affects 1 in 8 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Negaunee High School is located at 500 W. Arch Street, Negaunee, Michigan 49866. Phone number is 906-475-7861.

About Feeding America West Michigan: Serving local families in need since 1981, Feeding America West Michigan reclaims safe surplus food from farmers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers and distributes that food through a network of nearly 1,100 food pantries, youth programs, and other hunger-relief agencies in 40 counties from the Indiana border through the Upper Peninsula. For more information, visit

Free Homemade Community Meal at First Baptist Church Sept 18th

September 18, 2019

Gwinn, MI – A free homemade Community Meal will be served at First Baptist Church of Gwinn (195 N. Billings St., Gwinn, MI) on Wednesday, September, 18th at 5:30 – 6:15 PM. Everyone is welcome. Call 906-346-6115 for more information.

UPCM Thursday Creativity Series Sept 12th

September 12, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will host their Second Thursday Creativity Series on Thursday, September 12th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. This week’s theme is “Fort-O-Rama”. Join us for a variety of Fort building themed crafts, fun with knot tying and unexpected music.

Enjoy the 10-topping Culver’s Frozen Custard Sunday bar.

This event is FREE admission for all and everyone gets a FREE book.

Thanks to CAAM Head Start, Flagstar Foundation, Phyllis and Max Reynolds Foundation and Zonta Club of Marquette.

City of Negaunee Regular Meeting Sept 12th

September 11, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The City of Negaunee will host their regular council meeting on Thursday, September 12th at 7:00 pm at the Negaunee Senior Center (410 Jackson St, Negaunee, MI). Call 906-475-7700 for more information. Visit the website to view the agenda.


Rally Sunday Picnic at Messiah Lutheran September 8th

September 8, 2019

Marquette, MI – The community is invited to Messiah Lutheran Church for its annual end-of-summer picnic at 11:30 am on Sunday, September 8. Activities will include games and arts and crafts for kids, food, ice cream and more. This is also Rally Day, the kickoff of the Sunday School year beginning at the 10:30 am worship service. All are invited to both events. Messiah is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. For more information about Rally Day, Sunday School, or other programs at Messiah, please call 225-1119 or go to for more information.

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