HOPE event Sept. 9 in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN –The ninth annual picnic and walk hosted by Community HOPE for Suicide Prevention will be Saturday, Sept. 9, at City Park in Iron Mountain.

Registration is the day of the event from 11 a.m. to noon and donations are accepted at registration.

All need to be registered to attend. All ages are welcome, both walkers and nonwalkers.

“We will have live music, balloon release, the walk, games, cotton candy, bouncy house, popcorn, lunch, beverages, which are all free,” said Carole Waitrovich, chairwoman.

Tickets for prize drawings will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information, contact Waitrovich at 906-396-7819 or

The event will be held rain or shine.