Charitable Gaming Area Training Meeting Thursday September 28

September 27, 2017

Thursday September 28

1pm – 3:00pm

Eagles 3503
20724 Honor Highway
Interlochen, MI 49643

There is no fee or pre-registration required to attend. Officers, chairpersons, workers or anyone completing paperwork will benefit from this opportunity to receive additional training in complying with the bingo act and rules.

If you have any questions regarding this training, please contact Inspector Judy Gray at (231) 796-4474.… Read the rest

NCLL Offers RV Seminar October 4th and 5th

September 27, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a Recreational Vehicle Seminar from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5, at Hilltop RV. Dave Korpi from Hilltop RV will provide information and answer questions about Recreational Vehicles to help with your purchase decision. After an introduction, attendees will have the opportunity to tour different models on their lot.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Thursday, Sept. 28, by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Judy Ashby at 250-4302.… Read the rest

NMU College of Business Hosts Entrepreneurship Celebration – Register by Sept 29th for October 6th Event

September 27, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – Northern Michigan University’s College of Business is hosting a “Celebration of Entrepreneurship.” The event will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the first-floor atrium of the University Center. There is no cost to attend. Lunch and a t-shirt are included.

NMU alumnus Keith Glendon will be the keynote speaker. He is the global program director of strategy and business development at IBM Security. He has experience working with startup companies, government institutions, global corporations and community volunteer organizations.

The conference will also include multiple sessions about starting, financing, marketing and managing a business. These sessions will be led by community entrepreneurs and business leaders, including representatives from Double Trouble DJs and DIGS Gastropub, NMU Marketing and Communications, Invent@NMU, Velodrome Coffee and more.

Check-in will be from 7:30-9 a.m. Attendees must register by Friday, Sept.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Caspian Gaastra Fire Department Texas Hold’EM Tournament – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Caspian – The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will host a Texas Hold’EM Tournament on Saturday, September 30 beginning with registration at 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Caspian.

There will be a $20 entry fee, and chip bonus for early sign up. Prize money will be based on entry. To sign up, contact Matt at 906-284-0036 or email CGFD at… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Reformation Seminar – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Marquette – A Reformation Seminar will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. in the Ancestors Room at the Ramada Inn of Marquette.

Most people know that “in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Many people don’t know that in 1483, a man named Martin Luther was born. Now 500 years later, even fewer know what happened on October 31, 1517. Come to the Reformation Seminar for the answer. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Domestic Violence Awareness Event in Baraga – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Baraga – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Office of Violence Against Women in partnership with the Baraga County Shelter Home is hosting a community-wide event to “kick-off” October— National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “Niimigiimiwan” Dancing In The Rain will be held on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Niiwin Akeaa Recreational Facility in Baraga.

There will be a Domestic violence Awareness Walk at 11 a.m. Small Group Workshops, a Feast, a prize raffle, 50/50 raffle and guest speaker Star Nayea will be part of the event. Feel free to bring a dish to pass for the feast.
Please join others in ending Domestic Violence in our Community.

Call(906) 353-4599 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Eric Beverly Foundation “Stake the Lake” Fundraiser – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Munising – The Eric Beverly Foundation “Stake the Lake” Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 10 a.m. at Bayshore Park in Munising.

Stake the Lake is all about celebrating the spirit of survivors and honoring the memory of loved ones who have been touched by cancer. You can register to walk as well as decorate a garden stake to celebrate or honor a special person in your life. The first 200 walkers to register will receive a free Stake the Lake t-shirt!
The personalized stakes will line the bay beginning at Bayshore Park.

Register to walk and/or purchase stakes at Peoples State Bank and Upper Michigan Community Credit Union in Munising, or in Marquette call Rene Allyn at 906-362-2916 or Sue Passineault at 960-202-0259.

Registration to walk is a $15 donation. Celebration Stakes are $10, Memorial Stakes are $15, and other decorating items are $5.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – YOUR Health & Happiness Forum Presentation – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Marquette – In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Health & Happiness U.P. Magazine, YOUR Health & Happiness Forum will offer free presentations by local health and wellness experts on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Discover ways to help heal headaches, be well as you age, nurture your health through nature, navigate the Medicare maze, relieve anxiety-related issues, support conception and contraception naturally, decrease lower back pain, live cleaner and greener, and more at this fun, informative event. Light refreshments are included, and all are welcome to attend.

Free quarterly Health & Happiness U.P. Magazine’s mission is to offer high quality health and wellness information and perspectives on a wide range of topics throughout the central and western U.P. For more information, visit, and the Health and Happiness U.P Magazine Facebook page, or contact… Read the rest

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