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Thanks for the benefit help

October 29, 2013
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

Thank you to all who helped plan, organize, and bring success to the Benefit/Bake sale held in Baraga on Sept. 29th for Renee Rock Marion, who suffers from a rare blood disorder (Chronic ITP) and continues treatments to maintain blood coagulation. A medical account has been established at Superior National Bank with donations accepted on her behalf at any branch location.

Thank you for Music provided by Greenstone (Gene Marion and Raul Goulet), Belinda Maki, Dave Stahl, Kenny O'Connor, Mary Kerttu, John Reed/John Joliff and friends, Ron Thompson, Brian Lindemann and John Seavoy.

Many personal donations and gifts were received (Noah Auscher- organic tomato sauce, Karen Birch (Expressions hair products), Joe Romano/ Reinhart-Marinara sauce, Dennis Ward (Vietnam Vet Chapter)- Birnamwood 'Twister' Tickets; as well as support from Local Copper Country businesses: Dominos, Expressions (Negaunee), Feedmill Cafe, Four Seasons Tea Room, Gemignani's, Gitzen's, Gino's, Greenlight Bar & Grill, Habaneros, (Coca Cola) Hancock Bottling Inc., Joeys Seafood & Grill, LaRose Wellness Retreat, Maggie's Massage, The Mine Shaft, Northwoods Sporting Goods, Joeys Seafood & Grill, Nutinis, Pats IGA-Calumet, Pepsi Cola of Houghton, Pizza Hut, Pizza Works, St. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church, Tina's Catalina, Vollwerths, Waterfront restaurant, WMPL (Jan Tucker), and 906 Apparel (S. Range); thanks to all contributors. We can be proud our community support shows care and compassion for our members when they need it most! Thank you!

Renee Rock Marion, Family and Friends

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