To the editor:
Thank you to the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance members who attended the December KEDA meeting to help make 2011's silent auction a success.
A big thank you to all the KEDA member businesses listed below who donated items for the December meeting's silent auction. We raised $1,642 for the "Simple Kindness for Youth" (SKY) Program - a nonprofit organization that offers assistance to students K-12 throughout the Copper Country Intermediate School District.
Abe Supply; Ace Hardware - Calumet; Auto Value of Houghton and Calumet; Boissevain, Margie; Carrousel Winery; Chickadees; Copper World; Country Village Stores; The Daily Mining Gazette; Dan's Auto & Recreation; Distant Drum; Dollar Bay Motor Sports; Finlandia University - North Wind Books; Gartner's Furniture; Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District; Kathy's Country Flowers; Keweenaw Archive; Keweenaw Gem & Gifts; Keweenaw Kountry Store & Feed Supplies; Kirkish Furniture; Kukkakauppa Flower Shop; Lawrence Company; Laiti Jewelers; Library Restaurant & Brew Pub; Marilyn's Stained Glass; McGann Building Supply; Michigan House Caf & Brew Pub; MTU Book Store; A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum; Mont Ripley; Portage Lake Golf Course; Mine Shaft Entertainment Center; Old School Bakery; Perkins Restaurant; Peterson's Fish Market; Pine Creek Pallets; Pizza Works; Quincy Mine Gift Shop; Ramada Inn; Red Jacket Media; Rockwood Concepts; Roy's Bakery; Superior Rent-All & Sales; Surplus Outlet; Swift's True Value Hardware; UPPCO; Vollwerth & Baroni Companies; Wal-Mart and Wilderness Car Wash.
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