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Generosity appreciated

April 20, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

A heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful support for a successful benefit for me as I undergo treatment for breast cancer. Thank you to all of you for coming out in stormy weather to show your kindness, support and generosity.

Thank you also for all the thoughts and prayers from my family, friends and patrons at Rocky's in Calumet. A special thank you to Our Lady of Mercy for their support during my time away from work.

A sincere thank you to all the following businesses and individuals in the area for donations toward the benefit: John and Cheryl Hendra, Vici Burrows, Mike and Carrie Beaudoin, Bruce and Cheryl Carlson, Carrie Newman, Gene and Nancy Londo, Chester Peterson, Floyd and Theresa Kaiser, Christine Standridge, Gerry Harry, The Mariner North, Morty's, Miller's Lanes, All Styles, Salon 1281, McCabe Distributing, Newman Appliance, IGA, Louie's Foods, The Irish Times, Aspirus, Bill Kallio, Cafe Rosetta, The White House, Parkway Motors, Peterlin Distributing, Michigan House, North Side Auto, AmericInn, Bill and Joann Nehr, Calumet Machine, Toni's Country Kitchen, Bucko's Party Store, Don and Diane Wareham, The Gay Bar, 5th & Elm Coffee House and Eatery, Annie Standridge, Earthwise, Mohawk Superette, Slim's Cafe, Copper World, Calumet Floral, Northern Cuts, Connie's Kitchen, Dollar Bay Linoleum & Tile, Ken Rowe, Keweenaw Mountain Lodge, Ace Hardware, Calumet Golf Course, Sandy Lindblom, Ed and Karen LaBonte, Lori DeBeaubien and Tropical Escapes.

As a reminder, please get your mammogram to detect this disease early.


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