Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Cold War Film Series to Screen “Nine Days in One Year” – Jan. 30

January 27, 2018

Marquette – The Cold War Film Series will offer a screening of the 1962 film “Nine Days in One Year” on Tuesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

This is a Soviet film about nuclear scientists, rivals in love, and radiation sickness that is partially based on true events. It runs for 1 hour and 51 minutes. The film will be presented by Beaumier Center director, Daniel Truckey, and will be followed by a discussion.

Admission is free and popcorn will be available. The Center’s exhibition on the Cold War will be open for viewing until 6:45 p.m.… Read the rest

Point In Time Survey Press Release Reminder

January 27, 2018

Marquette, Michigan – Every January, more than 400 Continuums of Care (CoC) covering over 3,000 cities and counties across the nation will organize tens of thousands of volunteers in a national effort to measure the scale of homelessness in the United States. This count measure the number of homeless persons in shelters and on the streets at a single point-in-time. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count for Marquette/Alger/Schoolcraft Counties will be conducted January 31, 2018 from 12:00am to 11:59pm. If you are homeless, please attend a local community lunch in your area on Wednesday the 31st to be included in our local efforts. Achieving an accurate count is essential for securing funding, support, and for agencies in developing a thoughtful response.

Locally, the effort is being coordinated by the Alger-Marquette-Schoolcraft Continuum of Care (CoC) and will involve over forty local agencies and law enforcement departments.… Read the rest