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Raffle proceeds benefit theater

December 22, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

The Calumet Theatre Board of Directors and staff would like to express sincere gratitude to the following for their help with the second Grand Raffle: Raffle Committee members David King, Art Limback, Chris Sochay and Jane Zutter; ticket sales outlets Ace Hardware, L & L Bar, Newman Appliance, Nutini's Supper Club and both branches of River Valley Bank; additional sellers were Susan Burack, Harvey Hoyum and Deb Manderfield; advertising help was provided by McCabe Distributing, North Shore Cottages, the City of Hancock, Irving Riutta, J & J Broadcasting WMPL and WKMJ radio stations and Houghton Community Broadcasting - WCCY, WHKB and WOLV radio stations.

Proceeds from the theater's second Grand Raffle will be used to refinish the front doors and display window area, replace door locking mechanisms, install a new security system, enhance tours with extra displays and sound devices, repair several marble steps and replace bathroom fixtures.

A special thank you to each and everyone who supported the Calumet Theatre with the purchase of a Grand Raffle ticket. Taking small steps, one at a time, really helps to accomplish a much larger goal. Thank you.

Laura Miller

Executive Director, Calumet Theatre

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