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Breakers to Bay race a success

July 15, 2009
The Daily Mining Gazette

On Saturday, June 6, the first Breakers to Bay 5-mile race took place in Stanton Township. It was a beautiful day and a fantastic event, but it would not have been possible without the help and support of the many volunteers, whose contributions were very much appreciated.

All of us involved with the Kenner Dome Committee and the kids of Stanton Township would like to thank the following businesses and individuals: Adam and Stephanie Rajala at Auto Pro Glass and Tire, Terry Smythe, Crystal Holzberger and others at Aspirus Keweenaw, the Martin McGrath family, G & C Toilets, the Stanton Township Board, Jano Chappell of the Laser Lady, Erwin Massie and Eagle Charters, Paul and Jane Hietila at Markham's Marina, Steve Tepsa, Todd Markham, Scott Pollins and the Stanton Township First Responders, Kevin Harju and the Houghton County Road Commission, Mercy Ambulance, the Houghton County Sheriff's Department, Center Ice Skate and Sport, Portage Health Systems, Joe Dancy of LSGI, OOFP, Econo Foods produce department, Dirk Hembroff and Mix93, Kay O'Connor at Hairsmiths, Joe and Kathy Marino, The MTU hockey Huskies, Great Lake Tractor Rentals, Nona Ruohonen in Kenner's memory, Upper Lakes Coal/Fox River Dock, the Ski Tigers, Karyn and John Rudak, Lori Witting, Cathy Lucchesi, Karen, Gary and Joe Schlaff, Jared and Shelia Peltier, Willie Lexson, Lorna Kaspala, Jen, Brian and Alex Pera, Mike and Andrew Benda, Lyndsey and Cody Marino, Bruce Horsch of HHS, Chris Downey of JHS, Dawn Stromer, Julie and Mark Maroste, Patti and Bryan Milde, Sophie Witting, May Beiring, Casey Cooper, Cale and Claire Markham, Chloe, Haley and Micah Laban, Evan Huhta and Alanna Hannon. Thank you all.

Finally, thanks to all the runners and walkers who participated in the event. We hope you had a great day in Oskar Bay, and we hope to see you again next year.



Stanton Township

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