Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – June 12

June 8, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, June 12 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Outdoors – 44th Annual Rice Lake Fishing Derby in Lake Linden – June 11

June 8, 2017

Lake Linden – The 44th Annual Rice Lake Fishing Derby will take place on Sunday, June 11 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Linden-Hubbell Sportsmen’s Association, 51610 Rice Lake Road in Lake Linden.

It will be a family day of fun, including $1,500 in Fishing Prizes. Top prize is the largest fish by weight, which will receive a $500 certificate from Dunham’s Sports in Houghton, Mich.

10 cent raffles begin at 1 p.m. There will be $500 in prizes, courtesy of Copper Country businesses. Lunch and refreshments will be served. Registration is $5 for adults, $3 for juniors, $1 for children. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 61st Annual Kiwanis Chicken BBQ – June 11

June 8, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Kiwanis 61st Annual Chicken BBQ will be held on Sunday, June 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue in Marquette.

Tickets are $12 a person which includes a chicken half, baked potato, roll, milk and ice cream. Dine in, take out, or drive thru. Tickets must be pre-purchased to go through the drive thru. Raffle tickets are $3 each.

All proceeds are used to support community projects and agencies including Bay Cliff Health Camp, U.P. Children’s Museum, Noquemanon Trail Network, Janzen House, UP Honor Flight and many more. For more information, call 273-1319.… Read the rest