Father Marquette fundraiser set

MARQUETTE – The Father Jacques Marquette: Man of Discovery fundraiser evening will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20 at Kaufman Auditorium. The event will feature an introduction by Peter White Public Library Director Pam Christensen, the Lake Superior Youth Theatre original production of “A Man Named Marquette,” a slideshow by Jack Deo, and closing remarks by Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee members Barb Kelly and Emily Lewis.

The purpose of this event is to create awareness of Father Jacques Marquette and to fundraise for the Father Marquette Statue Restoration project.

A student matinee will take place at 10 a.m. and the day will conclude with an evening performance and fundraiser for the community.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for the general public and students ages 18 and under are free. For more information, call 362-6453 or visit www.kaufmanauditorium.org, www.mqtbeautification.org or www.lsyt.org.