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Residents help make fund-raiser a huge success

June 25, 2011
Daily Press

This week's bouquets go to:

From Paul Mitchell the School:

"Paul Mitchell the School - Escanaba sends a huge thank you to all the local business who helped make our 2011 fund-raising campaign a success. Through your donations we were able to raise over $10,000 for the Children's Miracle Network, Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, Morris Animal Foundation, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Cancer Schmancer Movement & Food 4 Africa. Over the past seven years, Paul Mitchell Schools nationwide have raised over $4.6 million. Again, thank you for your support."

From Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area:

"Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area would like to send out a big thank you to the everyone who made their golf scramble on June 9 at great success. It is fund-raising events like this one that helps BBBS provide mentoring services to youth in Delta County. Thanks."

From Jim Hansen, boys tennis coach at Escanaba:

"I want to say thank you to everyone that was involved in our program again this year. Thank you to the kids, parents, sponsors, and high school for helping make this past year a wonderful experience. You all have made a difference in young mens' lives."

From the Bonifas Fine Arts Center:

"Thank you to the community from the Auction Committee at the Bonifas Fine Arts Center for the wonderful donations and volunteers who helped make May's Run for the Arts the best fund-raiser in years. Thanks, too, to the guests who enjoyed the party, ate the food, and went home with treasures. See you in 2012."

From Dale and Jo Skogman:

"A huge bouquet to the Pine Mountain Musical Festival for once again bringing a wonderful musical treat to Escanaba. 'New York and Paris in Revue!,' presented on Friday evening, June 17, at the Besse Center was marvelous. Six excellent vocalists, three men and three women, with a gifted accompanist shared familiar, toe tapping music that enthralled those in attendance. What a privilege to have professional musicians bring an appetizing taste of culture to the northwoods! Well done and thanks."


Each Saturday the Daily Press salutes individuals and groups from our area who have had a very positive impact on the way we live.

We identify our bouquet recipients in one of two ways: from Daily Press news pages and from nominations sent in by our readers.

Mail us a postcard or letter identifying your nomination and putting into detail what they've done. Include your name, address, and phone number. Send nominations to Saturday Bouquets, The Daily Press, 600 Ludington Street, Escanaba, MI 49829.

They may also be sent to us by going to our Web site,, and clicking on the Virtual Newsroom button. Once there, click on "Bouquets" and follow the simple instructions.



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