2012-07-26 / Community

News Briefs

‘Forgotten Eagles’ to make Manistique stop

MANISTIQUE – The Forgotten Eagles will be arriving in Manistique on Thursday, Aug. 2, at approximately 6:30 p.m. as part of their annual ride through the U.P. to help the Veteran’s Trust Fund.

A program will be held at the veterans’ memorial at the Schoolcraft County Courthouse. The public is welcome to attend.

Reverend Jay Martin will be playing bag pipes, Jill Johnson and her daughter will sing the “Star Spangled Banner”, Trevor Birr will play “Tapps”, and an All-Vet Color Guard will be present. A P.O.W. wreath will be laid by Lawrence Heminger.

For more information contact Leslie Henry at 341-8100.

U.P. State Fair plans karaoke contest

ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula State Fair will again feature a Karaoke Contest during the annual fair event. The contest will be held on Aug. 15, to find the most talented high school singers in the Upper Peninsula.

The contest will begin at 2:30 p.m., in the “big top” activities tent

Participation is limited to students who were freshman through seniors during the 2011- 2012 school year. Students may perform as a solo performer or in groups up to five. Cash prizes will be given to the top three performers.

Contact Bob Moraski at (906) 748-3545 for entry information. Deadline for registration is July 31.

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