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Scroll down past the calendar to see other general community announcements.

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 Houghton County Fair Association will hold a community rummage sale at the fairgrounds on May 20th. Community members may rent a 10 x 10-foot space to sell their items. Each space has a rental fee of $10.00, with an additional $3.00 fee per table. Email ericaahola@gmail.com for a space application.

Baraga County Communities That Care will be holding a community dodgeball tournament fundraiser on Saturday, May 13th. Volunteers are needed to make the tournament happen, and five-person teams may register to take part. To sign up, and get more details, click here.

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.

Camp 911 for seniors will be held May 18th at Dee Stadium. The $5.00 admission fee includes lunch, along with tours of emergency vehicles, and demonstrations by the Keweenaw Bay Tribal Police K-9 Unit, the Jaws of Life., and an automated external defribillator. Bring your unused and outdated medications for proper disposal. Space is limited. To reserve your spot in Camp 911 for Seniors, call 482-7382, extension 151.

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.

The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District’s 2017 Annual Tree Sale will be held on Saturday, May 6th, from 8:00 am to noon at the District office on Lakeshore Drive in Houghton. You can download the merchandise flyer here. Please contact Sue at sue_haralson@yahoo.com, or call 482-0214 for more information.