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The Copper Country Humane Society is holding its second annual Cutest Pet Contest. Beginning April 11th, pet owners can upload pictures to a special website. There are three categories this year – “dogs,” “cats” and “other.” From April 11th to April 30th, you can vote for your favorite pictures by making an online donation to the CCHS. Each dollar donated counts as a vote. There are some very nice prizes for photos that bring in the most donations. For full details, click here. To submit a photo, or vote, click here.
The Calumet Theatre is holding a Grand Raffle to raise money for building maintenance and the elevator project. No more than 500 tickets will be sold, at $100.00 each. If all are sold, $34,000 in prize money will be awarded to 15 winners, including a $20,000 grand prize. Winning tickets will be drawn at the “Whispers of the North” Gordon Lightfoot tribute concert on Saturday, July 11th. Tickets are available at Ace Hardware in Calumet, Miller’s Lanes in Laurium, Pizza Works in Houghton, and River Valley Bank in Calumet and Houghton. License #R30648.
The Youth Advisory Council of the Keweenaw Community Foundation is sponsoring a “Coping with Teen Grief” video contest. Students in grades six through 12 in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties are invited to create videos that suggest ways that teens can cope with grief, including by sharing personal stories or strategies. Videos should be 1-3 minutes in length, and must be submitted by May 5th, 2015. For details, and an application, click here.