Keweenaw Tour and Car Show

To the editor:

On behalf of Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness, we would like to thank the Copper Harbor community for once again being host to the 14th snnual End O’ the Road Keweenaw Tour & Car Show held on July 15. The weather was good and a great time was had by all!

Thank you to the Keweenaw Cruisers for organizing the ride and the show. Over 100 participants registered for the event with hundreds of spectators enjoying the classic cars & trucks, food and live music by The Fontaines. We would like to thank the Michigan State Police and the Calumet Township Fire Department for their assistance with traffic.

A special thanks to our sponsors of the event, the live broadcast and raffle prizes:

97.7 The Wolv-Jeff Harju, Copper Country Ford, Darnell Construction, North Central Engine, Custom Cars by Chris, Keweenaw Auto Body, McCabe Distributing, Drift Inn, Pat’s IGA-Calumet, Slim’s Cafe & Bakery, Peterlin Distributing, Auto Value, Allouez Automotive, Lassila Insurance, Harter’s Auto Supply;

Northside Auto Sales, Gaslite General Store, Calumet Golf Course, Mohawk Superette, The Bluffs Senior Community, Big Game Bar & Grill, Keweenaw Restoration, Martin Custom & Collision, Brickside Brewery,;

JP’s Fast Track, The Harbor Haus, Dave’s Auto Service, Keweenaw Chevrolet, Peninsula Auto Repair, Copper Harbor Fuel Stop, UP North Custom Apparel, M&M Powersports, Hancock Bottling, Country Hearth — Scott Laurie;

The Leveque Agency, Torch Lake Federal Credit Union, Keweenaw Automotive, Pepsi of Houghton, Superior Lube, Range Bank, Sayen’s Auto, Copper World, Auto Pro Glass & Tire, Carquest – Hancock, Quality Hardware, Ace Hardware, Birdseye Creations;

Mark Bonenfant and King Copper — Mary Kauppi. Many thanks to our chefs, Dan Jarvi and Bob Bankemper , Don and Peg Kauppi and the staff at the Mariner North as well as the Copper Harbor Improvement Association.

A big hats off to our family and friends that volunteered their time to serve food/beverages, help with ticket sales and the setup and takedown; we couldn’t do it without you!

Proceeds from the event benefit Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness; a nonprofit organization with a simple mission: To provide relief for the poor, the distressed and the underprivileged in the community.

Thank you to everyone that participated. Without your support, we would not be able to help out the members of our community in need.

We look forward to seeing you on July 21, 2018.

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