Dead River Derby Hosting A Special Fundraiser In Marquette, MI

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Jess Shull and Laura Fisette with the Dead River Derby.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the U.P.’s newest roller derby teams, the Dead River Derby, is presenting a special fundraiser in Marquette.

Jess Shull, Treasurer and Fundraising Chair and League Member Laura Fisette discussed the event with Mike Plourde today on The SUNNY Morning Show.

The pair explained that they will be screening the film, “DERBY, Baby!” at the Ore Dock Brewery in Marquette this Wednesday night.

According to Shull, the event is designed to make some money for a good cause, but also introduce the sport to the community.  All proceeds raised will go to the Women’s Center and it’s program, The Harbor House.

The team is also selling a calendar that feature Dead River Derby girls and features some of their histories in roller derby and more.  All proceeds raised from sales of the calendar will also go to the Women’s Center and it’s program, The Harbor House.

LISTEN – Jess Shull & Laura Fisette talk about Roller Derby in Marquette, MI

VISIT – The Dead River Derby Facebook page.

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3 Responses to Dead River Derby Hosting A Special Fundraiser In Marquette, MI

  1. Correction above. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Women’s Center & it’s program the Harbor House.

    Kendra Symbal
    November 26, 2012 at 2:35 pm

  2. Hi, just need to clarify.. A portion of the proceeds from both the movie viewing &the calendar are going to the Harbor house/ Women’s Center.

    Laura Fisette
    November 27, 2012 at 9:16 am

  3. Just to follow up… Dead River Derby was able to present The Women’s Center/ Harbor House with a check from proceeds of two of our fundraisers to them for $1,000!

    Kendra Symbal
    April 18, 2013 at 7:54 pm

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