Third Annual Literacy Lives Fundraiser – Postponed – TBA
Literacy Lives – spring 2020 Fundraiser Postponed
We are committed to doing our part to protect the health and safety of our community. And we value you and your ongoing support of our mission.
Due to the impact of the Covid-19 in and around Marquette we are rescheduling our April 14th Literacy Lives fundraiser at the Barrel + Beam for either a Tuesday or Thursday in mid-October. Please watch for our new save the date announcement and posters in the community with updated event information.
Our hearts go out to each and every one of you during this time of uncertainty. And, it is our wish that you, your family & friends remain healthy.
Event Details: Beer tasting, wine available, catered by Outlanders of Marquette. Many bucket raffle baskets will be available for bidding. Ticket information will be available late summer or early fall.
Read Between the Wines – October 29th, 2019
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Read Between the Wines event at the Vierling Restaurant. We hope you had a great time!
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Literacy Lives – April 30, 2019
Back by popular request, this event was held at the Barrel & Beam from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. and featured hors d’oeuvres, beer tastings, and entry into a drawing for a door prize. In addition, there were many baskets for a bucket raffle and an opportunity to hear briefly from 2018 grant recipients.
Two U.P. authors, Adam Berger (historical articles for the Mining Journal) and Bonnie Kilburn (author of Just Imagine) were available for conversations about their writings.
We are grateful for the generous support of the following sponsors : Range Bank, UP Health System, UP Health Plan, Mark Aho Financial Group, Steward & Sheridan, Bell Financial, Pomp’s, MBank.
Read Between the Wines – November 8, 2018
Marquette Regional History Center
“Read Between the Wines”, held on November 8, 2018, was a collaborative fundraiser to support literacy & local history education (Marquette Regional History Center). TV6 Upper Michigan Source interview – watch. And, view a few event highlights here.
This event is sponsored by: Cowell & LaPointe, LaDolce Video & Design, Mark Aho Financial Group, River Valley Bank, Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP), Jim LaJoie (MRHC Board Member), Vast, Graybill & Mead, PLLC.
Literacy Lives! – April 10, 2018
Barrel and Beam, Marquette Township
We are grateful to our sponsors (listed below), Barrel + Beam and all attendees! The proceeds from this event will support literacy initiatives in Marquette County. Photos
Thank you for your support!
UP Health System UPHP (Upper Peninsula Health Plan)
Mark Aho Financial Group Animal Medical Center of Marquette
Superior Dental Care Range Bank
There were many door prizes, including a stay at Nestledown B & B and dinner at the Vierling Restaurant.