Ishpeming High School Seniors Party Planning Meeting May 5

April 30, 2008

A planning meeting for the Ishpeming High School seniors all night party will be held on Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Ishpeming High School.

Volunteers are still needed to help organize the event. Parents of students in grades 9 through 12 are welcome.

For more information, call 486-6826.

Zumba Event May 5

April 30, 2008

The YMCA of Marquette County is hosting a special Zumba event on Monday, May 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for ages 12 and older in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.

Zumba uses Latin and international music with dance moves to create a dynamic routine of aerobic, resistance and interval training.

A $5 minimum donation per person will be collected. All proceeds will go to the Y's Strong Kids Scholarship Program. For more information, call 227-9622.

Negaunee Cooperative Preschool Enrollment Meeting May 6

April 30, 2008

The Negaunee Cooperative Preschool will host an enrollment meeting on Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at Mitchell United Methodist Church, 207 Teal Lake Avenue, Negaunee.

Morning and afternoon classes for ages 2 and 1/2 to 5 years are available.

For more information, call 475-5301.

Free Bridge Basics Lesson May 6

April 30, 2008

A free Bridge Basics lesson will be offered on Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Center, 2552 U.S. 41 West, Suite 300 in Marquette.

Denise Hoffman will present the lesson, suitable for beginners or for social players who want to get reacquainted with the game.

For more information, call 226-3108 or email d-hoffman@chartermi.net.

Book Signing May 3

April 30, 2008

Marquette authors Jerry Harju and Larry Chabot will sign copies of their books on Saturday, May 3 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at B Dalton Booksellers in the Westwood Mall.

Big Bay Relay May 17

April 30, 2008

The Big Bay Relay will be held on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 8 a.m. at the River Sports Complex on Hawley Street in Marquette and ending in Perkins Park in Big Bay.

Divisions include all women, all men, coed and junior categories. For more information, call Susan Brian at 235-6861 or John Anderton at 228-8342.

Benefit Garage Sale May 10

April 30, 2008

Laurium- A benefit garage sale will be held on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 117 Osceola Street in Laurium.

All proceeds will go to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital.

Steve Lindberg, 109th District State Representative – Higher Ed budget issues.

April 30, 2008

Gallery ThumbnailDiscussion focusing on acknowledging that the 15 public universities in Michigan serve their own respective niches and should all be funded in a fair and equitable manner.
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Mark Robinson, Financial Expert – What to do with your stimulus check.

April 30, 2008

Gallery ThumbnailDiscussion with what to look at before spending you economic stimulus check when you receive it, to make sure it goes to the most effective use.
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Sue Minckler, Marquette County United Way – Where the raised funds go.

April 30, 2008

Gallery ThumbnailA discussion about where the money raised by the United Way of Marquette County goes and how it is distributed to needy agencies.
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