Bulletin Board

SHF?seeks partner for 2014 gala

MARQUETTE – Superior Health Foundation is seeking a partner for 2014 annual gala.

The Superior Health Foundation will accept applications through Dec. 2 with the intent of selecting a non-profit project by early January.

The Gala Committee will screen submissions and will give high priority to health-centered initiatives or projects that benefit a large geographic population in the region.

The Superior Health Foundation annual gala was be held on Oct. 11 in Marquette.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit SHF and a health-centered non-profit in the Upper Peninsula that?s carefully chosen by the SHF Gala Committee and endorsed by the SHF Board of Directors.

In 2013, the Superior Health Foundation partnered with the Upper Peninsula Diabetes and Outreach Network on the gala.

More than $44,000 was raised, with half of the net proceeds being awarded to UPDON to help fund U.P. wide Diabetic Telephonic Education to increase access to a needed diabetes service and enhance the health of our friends, family and neighbors.

Applications are available on the home page of the Superior Health Foundation website (www.superiorhealthfoundation.org).

Applications can be filled out on-line, faxed to 906-225-6916 or submitted via mail to the Superior Health Foundation, Attn: Executive Director, 121 N. Front St., Marquette, MI 49855.

For more information, call 906-225-6914 or email shf@superiorhealthfoundation.org.

‘A Kind of Alaska’ play at NMU

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University’s 2013-14 Theater Studio Series will present “A Kind of Alaska” by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter at 7:30 p.m. today in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building, Marquette.

Oliver Sack’s 1973 memoir, “Awakenings,” was an inspiration for the play, which is the story of a middle-aged woman who awakens from a comatose state to a 16-year-old mind and a changed body and world.

The play is directed by theater and entertainment arts major York Griffith as part of his senior capstone project.

The play features NMU students Jesse Morrow of Kalamazoo, John Scheibe of Iron Mountain and Elizabeth Trueblood of Onalaska, Wis.

General admission tickets are $5 and are available through the Forest Roberts Theatre box office.

Recyclable material collection

CHATHAM – Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Saturday, at the MSU Experimental Station, Chatham.

Club members will be collecting newspapers and magazines (pack in paper bags, boxes or bind with twine), corrugated cardboard (bind with twine or pack in a larger box), #1 and #2 plastics (clean and sorted, each type in a separate bag or box), tin and aluminum cans (clean and sorted, each type in a separate bag or box).

The clubs ask that local residents bring their materials in containers that can be left, such as paper or plastic bags, to facilitate on-site sorting.

No glass can be accepted at this time, and there will be no early drop-offs allowed. For more information, call 439-1551.

Church bazaar and soup luncheon

NEGAUNEE – The annual church bazaar and soup luncheon will be held at 11:30 am to 2 p.m., today at Mitchell United Methodist Church, Negaunee.

Everything will be held on the main floor.

Tickets are $5 for adults, children ages 5-12 are $3 and children under 5 are free.