2013-06-27 / News

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Gratitude Steel Band to attend July service

MANISTIQUE – There will be three opportunities to hear the Gratitude Steel Band in July.

The group, of West Bloomfield, Mich., will participate in Escanaba’s Sesquicentennial parade on July 5 and in the Fourth of July parade in Manistique on July 6.

A final opportunity to hear the band will take place July 7 at Zion Lutheran Church, located at 435 Oak Street in Manistique.

Members of the Gratitude Steel Band will worship and share their talents at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The public is invited to attend the service and fellowship hour that follows.

Half Marathon set to kick off on July 6

ESCANABA – The Heritage Half Marathon will kick off in Van Cleve Park on July 6 at 7:30 a.m. Participants will run along the lakeshore, including U.S. 2 and 41 M-35, turning by the Buck Inn, along Sheridan Road, through downtown and finishing in Ludington Park. .

Those interested in volunteering may attend a volunteer meeting on June 27 at 7 p.m. at Bay College in room 952 in the Heirman Center. Contact Gina Zanon via email at gina.zanon@hannahvilleschool.net or by calling (906)789-1296 if unable to attend the meeting.

Currently, there are over 225 runners registered and registration is still open. Registration fees are $80 for an individual or $280 for a team, increasing on June 7 to $85 and $300 respectively.

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