UPSHOF tickets, banquet set

ESCANABA — Tickets are available for the 46th annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet.

The banquet is May 13 at Island Resort and Casino in Harris. It is the sixth year at this location after being held in Escanaba, Iron Mountain and Marquette in previous years.

Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased and/or ordered by May 9. They are available through Dennis Grall (906-280-3277) and Dave Lahtinen (906-399-3753) in the Escanaba area.

The banquet begins at 6 p.m. (EDT) in the room behind the casino proper. Also recognized will be four U.P. high school students who will receive college scholarships from the Hall of Fame.

Nomination deadline is June 1 each year, and once a person is nominated the file remains active until they are selected. It can be updated at any time.

New nominations, or updated information on previous nominees, should be submitted by June 1 to UPSSA executive secretary Dennis Grall in Escanaba, at 2115 24th Ave. S., 49829. Nominations submitted via email will not be accepted.

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