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THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF MARQUETTE COUNTY HOLDS ONE MORE DINNER FOR THE YEAR

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Tom Baldini, immediate past president of the Economic Club of Marquette County, joined us today to preview the next speaker coming to Marquette. The dinner will be held this Monday at 6-pm at the Ramada Inn in Marquette and will two speakers. They are Sam Watson and Peter Schonfield with the Michigan Hospital Association. The […]

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PROJECT ISHPEMING FOOD PANTRY ROLLS ON

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Dick Derby, organizer of the Project Ishpeming Food Pantry, called in with an update on the effort. He talked about the distribution of 4000 bags earlier this week in the Ishpeming and west Ishpeming areas. The second half of the effort happens tomorrow. Starting at 10-am, volunteers will be traversing the streets, picking up the […]

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VETERANS AFFAIRS UPDATE WITH JASON ALLEN

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Former State Senator Jason Allen, who is now the Senior Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs in the State of Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, joined Mark and Walt to discuss the 20th anniversary of the end of the first desert war in Iraq. He also chatted about services for veterans in the State […]

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EASTER EVENTS AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN

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Pastor Dave Van Kley from Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette visited the Sunny Studios to discuss what church has in store for the approaching Easter holiday and corresponding days of reverence on the christian calendar.  Pastor Van Kley outlined several services and activities being hosted by Messiah Lutheran and invited all who wish to join […]

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CATCH THE VISION THIS WEEKEND

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Randy Girard, Marquette Township Manager, visited the studio today to preview this weekend’s “Catch The Vision” showcase at the Vandenboom School in Marquette Township. He outlined the planned schedule for the evening as well as what matters will be discussed by Township officials in attendance. Girard also listed the hours of the event and where […]

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THE STRONG KIDS CAMPAIGN CONTINUES AT THE “Y”

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Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in to talk about things happening at the YMCA of Marquette County. The big push that’s on right now has to do with the “Strong Kids” Campaign. This fund raising effort generates money that will be used by the YMCA to give scholarships to needy youth in our community to cover their […]

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COMMUNITY LABOR RALLY THIS WEEK IN MARQUETTE

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Mike Thibault, Chairman of the Marquette County Labor Council, stopped by the Great Lakes Radio studios to chat with Mark and Walt about a community rally being held in Marquette this week. The rally is being held on the steps of the Marquette County Courthouse on Wednesday evening. The rally is open to all who […]

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PROJECT FOOD PANTRY HITS THE WEST END

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Long time friend of the program, Dick Derby, joined Mark and Walt to highlight a special food drive being co-ordinated in Ishpeming and West Ishpeming this week and weekend. Project Ishpeming Food Pantry is distributing bags in Ishpeming and West Ishpeming this Wednesday. The goal is to get the bags filled with non-perishable food items, […]

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HOW HEALTHY IS MARQUETTE COUNTY?

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Dr. Kevin Piggott, medical director of the Marquette County Health Department joined Mark and Walt recently to discuss the findings of a recent study taking a look at the many factors that make up healthful living in Marquette County and the rest of the State of Michigan. Dr. Piggott shared the criteria that was being […]

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MORE ABOUT THE TANNING TAX

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Thanks to Curt Hewitt, owner and operator of Utopia Tanning and Skin Care Spa in Marquette and Michelle LaMere, owner and operator of Shape Up Fitness and Tanning in the Country Village in Ishpeming for stopping in this morning to discuss a little-known clause in the Health Care legislation that was approved by lawmakers in […]

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