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Colosseum Project Wins State Funds

Calumet ColosseumThe State of Michigan will help with the next phase of the Calumet Colosseum restoration. The Department of Natural Resources has allocated $45,000 toward replacement of the hockey rink boards and safety glass. The money comes from the Recreation Passports you and I purchased when we renewed our license plates. Most of that money goes to our state parks, but some is allocated for other projects. The Calumet Hockey Association is nearing the end of a capital investment campaign that has already produced a new ice plant, a new Zamboni, and the installation of the former MacInnes Arena scoreboard. John Carroll of the CHA says the boards and glass will cost at least $175,000. Most of the money raised for the project to date has come from local businesses, through advertising sponsorships. Of the 21 Recreation Passport grants approved by the DNR in December, a third are in the Upper Peninsula.

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