Marquette Board of Light and Power Announces Community Solar Garden Up and Producing Power

September 20, 2017

Marquette, MI – Marquette Board of Light and Power Announces Community Solar Garden Up and Producing Power

Marquette Board of Light and Power Announces Community Solar Garden Up and Producing Power

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Calendar – Food – NMU Hospitality Gala – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Marquette – The NMU Hospitality Gala, a celebration focusing on local food, farmers, chefs, and students, will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Marquette Commons on South Third Street in downtown Marquette.

This will be the Upper Peninsula’s first Certified Local Food Event. An event that is a Certified Local Food Event means it is committed to sustainability. The NMU Hospitality Gala will have well over the base requirement with almost all of the event’s food coming from local farms.

For more information about the Certified Local Food Event Program, email TLD’s U.P. Local Food Coordinator Melissa Orzechowski at melissa@localdifference.org or call her at 616-719-9531.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Alger/Marquette NAMIWalk – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Ishpeming – The Alger/Marquette National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a NAMIWalk on Saturday, September 23 beginning with a short walk at 11 a.m. and a picnic at noon at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming.

For the picnic, sloppy joes and sub sandwiches will be provided. Bring food of your own if you wish. The Solidarity Strollers invite the community to participate and show support to the local NAMI efforts. The funds raised will go to support training for mental health programs they offer free of charge, like “Family-to-Family” and “Homefront”.

NAMIWalks is the largest and most successful mental health fundraising and awareness event in America. Through NAMIWalks’ public, active display of support for people affected by mental illness, we are changing how Americans view individuals with a mental illness and ensuring that help and hope are available for those in need.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Saturday Book Babies – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Marquette – Saturday Book Babies will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Estate Sale at First Presbyterian Church – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Marquette – An Estate Sale will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front Street in Marquette.

There will be furniture, lamps, housewares, electronics, collectibles, glassware, tools, books, and much more. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will go to help fund the Senior High Youth mission trip next summer.

Early bird admission tickets for 8 a.m. are available at the church office. Admission to the sale at 9 a.m. is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Fall Bazaar at Sacred Heart Church in Champion – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Champion – A Fall Bazaar will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church on Main Street in Champion.

The event includes crafts, 50/50 raffle, bakery, a soup and sandwich lunch and more. Crafters can rent a table by calling 906-339-2386. … Read the rest