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Community-minded sponsors

October 20, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

The Eleventh Annual Calumet Lions Club Hunting and Sports dinner was held Sept. 27 at the Irish Times Pub and Restaurant in Laurium.

This is the largest fundraiser for the Calumet Lions Club, which is held yearly in the fall. The event this year was once again sold out and hosted 34 sponsors. All of the event's proceeds are returned to the local community to help support the many programs and projects of the Lions Club. In addition to the money raised, the Lions Club will be matching a Trust Fund grant for the remainder of the project to complete the nature trail around the Calumet Lake.

Our sponsors are community-minded and without their support, the event would not be possible. The club also wants to thank all of the other 90-plus businesses who contributed to the success of the event through there generous donations.

The Calumet Lions Club 2012 sponsors are: Aalto Woodworking, Amorosi Artworks, Aspirus Keweenaw home Health & Hospice, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, Bella Vista Motel, Calumet Electronics Corp., Center Ice Skate & Sport Inc., Columbia Linen Service, Copper Range Abstract and Title, Edward Jones - Hancock, Erickson-Crowley Funeral Home, InSight EyeCare, Irish Times Pub & Restaurant, J.P.'s Fast Track Lube Center, Keweenaw Auto Body, Keweenaw Title Agency, Kissell Chevrolet Inc., Lassila Insurance Agency, Leveque Agency, Loading Zone II, McCabe Distributing, Monkey Business, Moyle Companies, North Star BP/Laurium Marathon, Pat's Foods, Quality Hardware & Louie's Super Foods, Range Bank, NA, Red Carpet Cleaning Services, River Valley Bank, Sand Point Charters, Superior National Bank, Tamarack Inn, U.P. Engineers & Architects and Vairo Mechlin & Tomasi, PLLC.

Calumet Lions Club

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