Copper Harbor Playground Project

Help us bring a new playground to the Copper Harbor School

Lake Fanny Hooe Ice Fishing Tournament

Bust out your shanty and your long johns.  Scrounge up some bait and ten bucks.  Why?  Because the Lake Fanny Hooe Ice Fishing Tournament is coming up!

Date: Saturday, February 9th

Place: Middle of Lake Fanny Hooe (enter by the boat ramp)

Registration: At The Pines Resort in Copper Harbor at 6 am

Fishing time: 7 am to 3 pm

Cost: $10 enters you into three categories with a special category for the kiddies

Prize: $75 for first place, $50 for second place

Refreshments will be provided in that little cabin by the boat ramp.  The Copper Harbor Playground Project is providing pasties, snacks and beverages.  Please feel free to donate back — it’s all for the kids!

This event is sponsored by McCabe Distributing and The Pines Resort.  It is designed to benefit Splake Fishing in the Keweenaw.  I mean, come on, how many other states know what splake is?

This ice is nice, so we hope to see you there!

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Santa’s Little Elves

Copper Harbor had some busy little elves this Christmas!  Donica Dravillas of Garden Brook Studio, organized her Christmas wreath business again this season.  Local folks signed up to purchase a wreath made by Donica and her helpful little elves.  Only this year, all the proceeds went to the Playground Project!  Extra big thanks go to the head elf, Jill Protzel, and Mrs. Claus, Peg Kauppi, for letting the elves spin wreaths at the North Pole, um, I mean The Mariner North!
Donica shows us how it’s done

Head Elf Jill does a fine job!

Head Elf Jill does a fine job


Busy, busy at The Mariner North Pole!

More gratitude goes out to all of you who bought a wreath to help out the playground fund.  We have been so fortunate to receive such overwhelming support from our community, those who love the area and those who love the children.

With Christmas under our green and red belts, what’s next?  Well the Playground Project will once again be providing refreshments for the ice fishing tournament at Fort Wilkins/Lake Fanny Hooe on Saturday, Feb 9.  The ice is nice, so why not bundle up and jig a little bait?  More details on this event are to come, so stay tuned.
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