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End of Road Car Show kindness

To the editor:

On behalf of Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness, we would like to thank the Copper Harbor community for once again being host to the 16th Annual End O’ the Road Keweenaw Tour and Car Show held on July 20st. A great time was had by all and it was a record-breaking year!!

Thank you to the Keweenaw Cruisers for organizing the ride and the show. 115 participants registered for the event with hundreds of spectators enjoying the classic cars and trucks, food and live music by Reign. Thank you also to the Michigan State Police, Keweenaw County Sherriff’s Department and the Calumet Township Fire Department for their assistance with traffic for the tour from Campioni’s True Value in Calumet to Copper Harbor and to Rob Bohlsen for his work with the trophies.

A special thanks to our event sponsors and raffle prize donors: Leveque Agency, Copper Harbor Fuel Stop, Lassila Insurance, Pat’s Foods, JP’s Fast Track Lube and Tire, Peninsula Auto Repair, Martin Custom and Collision, Slim’s Café, Keweenaw Chevrolet, Harter Auto Supply, Darnell Construction, Copper Country Ford, Peterlin Distributing, Gas Lite General Store, The Harbor Haus, Brickside Brewery, Auto Value, North Central Engine, Keweenaw Auto Body, Northside Auto Sales, Dave’s Auto Service, Custom Cars by Chris, Drift Inn, Keweenaw Restoration, UP North Custom Apparel, Lake Fanny Hooe Resort, Door Solutions and Glass, RC Mechanical, Northern Hardwoods, Superior Service and Towing, Subway, Avenue Salon, Mariner North, The Pines Resort and Zik’s Bar, King Copper Motel, Hancock Bottling, Country Hearth, Ace Hardware, Quality Hardware/Meneguzzo Motors, Lac La Belle Lodge/Bear Belly, Florence Motor Sales, Loading Zone, Toni’s Country Kitchen, Keweenaw Brewing Company, Range Bank, Advance Auto Parts, Cliff View Bar and Cabins and WOLF Radio for the live broadcast from Calumet and for their continued radio support.

Many thanks to our chefs, Bob Bankemper and Aaron Spagnotti and to Don and Peg Kauppi and the staff at the Mariner North. A big hats-off to our family and friends that volunteered their time to serve food/beverages, help with ticket sales and the setup and takedown; we couldn’t do it without you!

Proceeds from the event benefit Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness; a non-profit organization with a simple mission: To provide relief for the poor, the distressed and the underprivileged in the community.

Thank you to everyone that participated, we truly appreciate it. Without your support, we would not be able to assist members of our community in need. We look forward to seeing you on July 18, 2020!!

Sincerely,

Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness

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