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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Michele Thomas, mthomas@verideagroup.com; 906-228-3900     MARQUETTE – Invest UP, the Upper Peninsula-wide economic development initiative, has a leader. U.P. native Joan Kimball will head the group as its newly appointed Executive Director. Invest UP is a privately funded economic development group focused on reinvigorating the U.P.’s ...read more
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    Friday, October 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 13, 2017    Portage Health Foundation releases additional funding and makes a call for proposal  [Hancock, MI] As part of the Portage Health Foundation’s (PHF) “Stop the Roar of Hunger” food initiative, PHF is releasing additional funding in support of food initiatives in the four-county community (Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon).   Over the past two ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 13, 2017
    HANCOCK, MI – The Copper Country Community Arts Center is pleased to present Configurations, new work by local artist, Joyce Koskenmaki in the Kerredge Gallery October 11 through November 4, 2107. In her statement about the exhibition Joyce says, “Configurations is about my responses to two of my closest family members having near-death experiences this year, and also about my own fall and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Letterpress Greeting Cards with Daniel Schneider Hancock-Make new greeting cards with old machines. In this one-day class, students will set type by hand and use hand-operated printing presses from the early twentieth century to print a set of 20 greeting cards with decorated envelopes. The resulting collection of cards and envelopes will compel students to use other twentieth century ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    CLK High School Artwork on Display at Park Learning about local history through art is a theme that CLK High School art teacher Susan Rosemurgy often explores with her classes. Recently, her students studied Cubism by focusing on the area’s local mine shafts. Students looked at the work of Picasso and Braque, two artists known for this style of painting, which was revolutionary in its time. After ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    Community Investment through Capital Improvements  HANCOCK, Mich.,UP Health System – Portage announces more than $2 million in capital improvement projects underway at the hospital.  This investment resulted from a collaborative effort between LifePoint Health and UP Health System – Portage. Executive leadership and administration worked closely with medical staff to identify potential ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    2017 Calendar Dates:  Wednesday, 9/27 Wolf's Mouth:  Historical Fiction Set in Michigan,” presentation and book signing by author John Smolens (flyer attached)Tuesday, 10/10 Monthly meeting – Friends of the Calumet Public LibraryWednesday, 10/11 “A History of Glass in America,” presentation by author and collector, Ruth Van Goor (flyer attached)Wednesday, 10/25 “Blogging Your Passion,” ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    MCACA ARTS MINIGRANTS for 2018   HANCOCK, MI - The Copper Country Community Arts Council (CCCAC) is the administrator for the Regional Re-granting program of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The CCCAC facilitates funding opportunities for arts projects in the six counties of the Western Upper Peninsula; Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, and ...read more
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