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The Houghton All Sports Boosters raise funds for athletic gear, safety gear and uniforms for Houghton High and Middle School athletes. On May 18, 67 prizes were donated: $4,750 in cash prizes and $4,850 in gift certificates and merchandise. Boosters are grateful for the outstanding support from parents, family, alumni and friends who purchased over 1,100 tickets and helped Boosters generate $8,565 in winnings.

We would like to give our credit to The Print Shop for printing the tickets. Thank you to Ted Simonsen of Ameriprise Financial for providing the $2,000 cash grand prize and Brent Peterson, Steve Zutter and Hunter Rajala of Edward Jones for the $1,000 and $500 cash prizes. Additional cash prizes were donated by Pisani Distributing, Roy Family Chiropractic, The Vision Clinic, Range Bank, Superior National Bank, Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union, Advance Tech Body Repair, UPEA Engineers & Architects and Lakeside Automotive.

Gift certificates and other prizes were generously received from Walmart, Auto-Pro Glass & Tire, Kirkish Furniture, The Ambassador, Crane Berry Farm, Downwind Sports, Flowers by Sleeman, Gino’s Restaurant, Houghton Tanning Company, Thirty-One Gifts by Jessica Lawson, Keweenaw Automotive , McGann Building Supply, Protea Floral, Surplus Outlet, A+ Pest Management, The Bonfire, Center Ice, Chickadees, The Library Restaurant, Tadych’s Marketplace, Jim’s Foodmart, Keweenaw Chevrolet, Mount Ripley, Michigan Tech Recreation, Quincy’s Restaurant, The Mine Shaft, Sayen’s Auto, Superior Shores Jewelry, Swift True Value Hardware, Joey’s Seafood, Pat’s Foods and Festival Foods, The Keweenaw Brewing Company, Blue Harbor by Mandy Markham, Cyberia Cafe, Michigan Tech Bookstore, Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union, Isle Royale Queen IV , Align and Unwind by Kristi Kirkpatrick, Portage Lake Golf Course, Vollwerth’s, Walgreens and Country Inn & Suites. The continued support of these local businesses is critical to the success and safety of our athletes.

Thank you very much.

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