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A crowdfunding campaign is underway to raise money for the first stage of the proposed Houghton Skate Park. If the campaign reaches its goal of $50,000 by June 9th, the project will win a matching grant from the State of Michigan. If you’d like to contribute, click here.
The Angel Mission Free Store in Calumet will offer kids a chance to select a free gift to give on Father’s Day. Kids will be allowed inside the store between 11:00 and 2:00 on Saturday, June 17th. Adults who bring them will wait outside. Inside, volunteers will assist kids in selecting and wrapping a gift – all at no charge. Donations to help with this program are urgently needed. Please drop off dad-appropriate gifts at the store by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 16th. Gifts could include cologne, bath sets, mugs or coffee sets, gardening things, tools, pen/pencil sets, nicknacks, fishing equipment, books, and picture frames. All occasion gift bags and tissue paper, blank cards, or Fathers Day cards are also needed. Cash donations are also appreciated.
The Stanton 5 Mile Walk/Run will be held June 3rd from the Breakers to the Kenner Dome. Get details and sign up online here.
Registration is open for the Hancock Canal Run on July 15th. The run includes a half marathon, along with 10k and 5k walks and runs. To sign up, click here.
Registration is open for the Aspirus Copperman Triathlon and Duathlon in Copper Harbor on Saturday, August 5th There are discounts for early sign up. For details, and online registration, click here.
Sign-up is open for the Bridgefest volleyball and doubles tennis tournaments. Download the entry forms here.
The C.J. Sullivan Elementary School PTO is raising money to build a new playground at the school in L’Anse. If you’d like to pitch in, visit their GoFundMe site here.
The Baraga County Lake Trout Festival will be held June 10th in L’Anse. Sign up for the Keweenaw Bay Classic Fishing tournament, the half marathon and Pequaming Run/Walk, the Cardboard Boat Race, and Junk Art competition here.