Calendar – Music – Lake Effect Show Choir’s 11th Annual TASTE Concert – Apr. 26, 27

April 23, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir will present its 11th Annual TASTE Concert on Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. each evening in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

This will be a night of musical entertainment complemented by appetizers, desserts and beverages. This year’s event revolves around a “Road Trip!” theme.

Tickets are $15 and are available at Forsberg’s…A New Leaf on Front Street, the NMU Music Department office in the Thomas Fine Arts building, or by calling (906)-227-2563. Show seating is determined by the order in which the tickets are purchased.

Calendar – Education – Storm Spotter Training in Marquette – Apr. 26

April 23, 2017

Marquette – The National Weather Service will offer Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The presentation is a great way for residents to be significantly involved in the weather warning process by relaying important, potentially lifesaving, weather information to the National Weather Service during times of active weather. The presentation is free and open to all.

Diabetes Workshop coming to Ishpeming – 4/24/17

April 23, 2017

Ishpeming, MIApril 23, 2017 – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is returning to UP Health System-Bell Hospital beginning on April 24th. The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms.  Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

The six week class will meet on Monday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. beginning on April 24th.  Pre registration is required- family and caregivers are welcome.   There is no cost to attend.   Please call Erin Carter at 906-369-4572 to register.  For more information, visit This program is brought to you in part by UPCAP, UPDON, and the MSU Extension.

NMU College of Business Hosts Spring Celebration Reception – 4/27/17

April 23, 2017

Marquette, MIApril 23, 2017 – The Northern Michigan University College of Business is hosting a Kevät Juhla (Spring Celebration) Reception on Thursday, April 27. The event will celebrate College of Business student, faculty and alumni achievements. It is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the University Center Explorer Rooms.

Dean Dave Rayome will share plans for a new Business Innovation Center. The free event will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Register before midnight Monday, April 24, at