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August 2, 2008
The Daily News

Florence Fair

royalty needed

FLORENCE, Wis. - The Florence County Fair is still looking for Little King and Queen Contestants between the ages of 4-7.

Contestants must live in Florence County and cannot have been Little King or Little Queen before.

All contestants must attend practices. The remaining practices, all of which are at the Florence County Fairgrounds, are Aug. 6 at 6 p.m., Aug. 10 at 1 p.m., and a mandatory final practice on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. The contest will be held on Saturday, Aug, 23 at 1 p.m. Voting for the Little Prince and Little Princess will be between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. that day.

To enter or for more information call the contest coordinator, Katie Malenowski, at (906) 221-6335.

IMHS scholarship

checks available

IRON MOUNTAIN - All current scholarship recipients of Iron Mountain High School are required to secure their scholarship checks from Mel Laydon in the high school guidance center.

A current college grade transcript with your name, credits earned and GPA must also be brought in for review.

The schedule is as follows:

- Aug. 4-5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

- Aug. 11-21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

If other arrangements need to be made, contact Laydon at the high school at 779-2610 or laydonm@imschools.org.

Rummage sale for

Habitat Aug. 9

KINGSFORD - The Apostle Build rummage/bake sale will be held for the benefit for the Habitat for Humanity home on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall in Kingsford.

Donated items can be dropped off at St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day or call Lori at 774-6122.

A fund-raiser is also planned with the prize being a $1,000 debit card. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. These tickets may be purchased at the Habitat for Humanity office, St. Mary Queen of Peace Church or by mail.

Those interested can send a check to St. Mary Queen of Peace Church, 432 Edsel St. in Kingsford and the ticket stubs will be mailed back.

Proceeds from the fund-raiser and sale go to the Menominee River Habitat For Humanity.

Participants do not have to be present to win. The drawing will be held at the Habitat office on Sept. 15.

For more information, contact Lori at 774-6122.

Bank donation

Scott Furlow of the U.P. State Bank in Iron Mountain recently presented a donation to Gloria Koerschner, a soccer mom, for the soccer complex fund-raiser under way. The goal is to raise $150,000 to complete the two-field complex, pavilion and bathrooms on the five acre site donated by St. Mary's Orthodox Church on Pine Mountain Road.

 
 

 

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