To the editor:
The Breakers to Bay event organizers hosted the 6th annual 5 mile race to benefit a startup of the Stanton School Wellness group on Saturday, May 31st, 2014.
We would like to thank the individuals and organizations that made it a success.
Thank you to the following - The Ruohonen sisters, Shelley, Cheryl & Pam for handing over this fun event in perfect time to start our new wellness group.
The timing of our event: Kara Graci and Superior Timing.
The following organizations offered generous support contributed to our success:
Royale Fabricating, Matt's Auto Glass, McDonald's, 906 Apparel, Bliss Spa & Massage, Range Bank, Michigan Tech Employee's Federal Credit Union, WalMart, REL Inc, Superior Service, Lakeside Auto.
The Ice Cream Pit Stop, White Birch Apiaries, LLC, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, Century 21 North Country Agency, Houghton Canal Rocky Shores Retreat, Coles Creek Heavy Repair and Maintenance, Snap Fitness.
State Farm Mike Lahti, Auto Pro Glass and Tire, Copper Country Ford, Inc, Keweenaw Overhead Door.
Stanton Township Fire Dept, Once & Again Gifts and Home Decor, Copper Country Insurance Agency AAA, Discover Chiropractic, Davin Isaacson, D.C.
Oskar Bay Wood and Metal, Festival Foods, Econo Foods, Maggie's Massage Spa, Superior National Bank, and Louie's Super Valu.
The advertising: Dirk at the Mix 93.5, Dave's Marathon, Superior Lube, and the Daily Mining Gazette.
The use of your property: the Ruohonen- Rudaks, Nona Ruohonen, the Marinos, and Stanton Township/ the KennerDome.
The supplies you loaned us: the Houghton County Road Commission, Houghton High School, and Aspirus Keweenaw.
The time you gave us: Kathy Abbott and the Stanton Township First Responders, the Houghton County Sheriff, and our numerous race day volunteers.
Of course a big Thanks to all of the runners and walkers - it wouldn't happen without YOU!
We appreciate being given this opportunity to host this great event and we could not have done it without all of this support!
Brad & Sara Pennala,
Lori Anderson, and Janet Larson