2018 Celebrations


Marquette County Medical Care Facility Breaks Ground on Rehab Wing

Image may contain: 12 people, people smiling, people standing, tree and outdoorISHPEMING – The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) recently teamed up with the Marquette County Medical Care Facility (MCMCF) for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of its new Rehab Wing. They are excited to expand their operations to better serve the needs of  their current and future residents.

MCMCF is a skilled nursing facility that services residents of all ages and is equipped to handle a wide variety of medical needs. MCMCF is also able to provide special services to those in need of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. The facility’s goal is to create a home-like atmosphere and provide the best care for its residents.

The Marquette County Medical Care Facility is located at 200 Saginaw St in Ishpeming. To learn more about the facility and services offered, visit www.mqtcmcf.org or call (906) 485-1061.

Pictured from left to right: Scott Erbisch, Marquette County Administrator; Melissa Holmquist, Marquette County Ambassador; Mark Eckles, Plante Moran; Caroline Bridges, DHHS Board Chair; Bradley Cory, DHHS Board Member; Mark Sundquist, Cross Construction; Gerry Corkin, Marquette County Board Chair; Jerry Hubbard, Building Administrator; Cindy D’Agistino, DHHS Board Member; Mike Patron, Cross Construction; Steve Boetcher, Integrated Designs, Inc.; Karen Alholm, Marquette County Commissioner and John Wright, Cross Consturction.


Daniele Carol Photography Celebrates One Year in Downtown Marquette

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoorMARQUETTE- The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Daniele Carol, Co. to celebrate one year at their studio in downtown Marquette. Owner and lead photographer, Daniele Carol, started 14 years ago and she and her team have a wide range of skills that covers newborn photography, to professional business portraits for large corporations.

Daniele believes the gift of photography is a beautiful thing and their goal is capture history as it happens, and fill the walls of their client’s homes with beautiful portraits that will last a lifetime.

Daniele Carol, Co. is located at 617 N. Third Street in Marquette, MI. Contact Daniele at 906-228-9636 or visit their website at http://www.danielecarol.com/ for more information.

Pictured from left to right: Randy Larson, Marquette County Ambassador; Pete Frazier, Marquette City Commission; Dave Campana, City of Marquette Mayor; Jenna Smith, Marquette City Commission; Daniele Carol, Owner/Lead Photographer; Ashley Sarri, Production Manager; Lali Khalid, Production Assistant; Michelle Sellers, Marquette County Ambassador; Fred Stonehouse, Marquette City Commission; Scott Knaffla, Marquette County Ambassador.


UP Kubota Celebrates Grand Opening for New Location

Image may contain: 5 people, people smilingMARQUETTE – The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) recently teamed up with UP Kubota to celebrate the grand opening of its new location on US-41 and its new ownership with a ribbon-cutting. During the two-day grand opening, attendees have the opportunity to demo tractors, RTVs, zero-turn mowers, enjoy refreshments, and enter prize drawings. Guests can also take advantage of special blowout pricing. The event will be held on Friday, April 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Located on 4250 US HWY 41 West, in Marquette, MI, UP Kubota carries utility vehicles, mowers, tractors, construction equipment, generators, and other power equipment. The business also repairs and services tractors and equipment. UP Kubota is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. They can be reached at (906) 451-5700 or at www.upkubota.com.

Pictured: Jim Grundstrom, President of Frei Chevrolet; Paul Wolfson, Marquette County Ambassador; Matt Iery, UP Kubota Technician; Todd Noordyk, Great Lakes Radio CEO; Sean McAdam, UP Kubota GM; Paul Gray, UP Kubota Sales; Nick Toutant, UP Kubota Technician; Brian Wiggins, UP Kubota Parts; Jackie Paupore, UP Kubota Marketing; Ryan Blixt, UP Kubota Sales and Sarah & Jordan Wolfenberg, UP Kubota Owners.


DIGS Gastropub is Celebrating One Year with DIGS Bash 2018

Image may contain: 10 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoorMARQUETTE – The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) recently teamed up with DIGS Gastropub to celebrate its one-year anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony. DIGS will continue its anniversary celebration on Saturday, March 17 with the second annual DIGS Bash, a back-alley festival.

DIGS Gastropub, founded in 2017, provides guests with fun, delicious spins on American pub food, creative cocktails, and exclusive beer options in a warm, inviting atmosphere. The eatery has also developed a following for its catering services. After just a year, DIGS has become a staple in downtown Marquette’s restaurant scene.

DIGS Bash 2018 (which will also celebrate St. Patrick’s Day) will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. at DIGS Gastropub, located at 154 W Washington St in downtown Marquette. The event will feature free admission, live music, green beer, corned beef and cabbage. The back alley and parking lots behind DIGS will be blocked off and tented for the event. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

For more information, visit DIGS’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DIGSMarquette or call (906) 226-6399.

Pictured from left to right: Paul Schloegel, Marquette City Commissioner; Jenna Smith, Marquette City Commissioner; Andrew Sear, DIGS Executive Chef; Lauren Moosman, DIGS Manager; Pat Digneit, DIGS Owner; Alyssa Pilot, DIGS Owner/General Manager; Chad Linton, DIGS Manager; Mona Lang, DDA Executive Director and Marquette County Ambassador; Fred Stonehouse, Marquette City Mayor Pro Tem, and Tony Retaskie, Marquette County Ambassador.


Integrated Designs, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years

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MARQUETTE- Integrated Designs, Inc. (IDI) recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their 25th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone they hosted local clientele, business affiliates, friends and family at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Friday, February 23rd.

IDI was established in 1993 with a primary mission to deliver quality, cost effect design solutions, responsive to each individual client’s needs.  IDI provides creative and practical design solutions while maintaining program efficiency, technical proficiency and cost effectiveness.

IDI is a full service design organization qualified to manage a variety of planning, design and construction administration work related to new construction, renovations and repairs.

For more information on Integrated Designs, Inc., visit their website at www. http://intdesigns.com/ or call 906.228.4480.

Pictured from left to right: Steve Boettcher, Mechanical Engineer/Principal; Shannon Finnila, Business Manager; Andrew Farron, Mechanical Engineer; Amy Doveau, Mechanical Engineer; Tom Heiskanen, Electrical Designer; Sean LaRock, Associate/Architect; Aurora Dobbs, Mechanical Engineer; Andrew Mansfield, Civil Engineer; Travis Hongisto, Associate/Architect; Carrie Goodney, Designer and Phil Niemi, Structural Engineer/Principal.


Marquette County Jail Celebrates Opening of Diversion Rooms

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MARQUETTE-The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the County of Marquette, and Pathways Community Mental Health teamed up with Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate the opening of two diversion rooms with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This is part of their joint Jail Diversion project.

Pictured from left to right: Dave Aro, Marquette County Ambassador; John Marshall, Marquette County Ambassador; Melissa Holmquist, Marquette County Ambassador; John Blemberg, CFO of Pathways Community Mental Health; Tami Leblanc, Jail Diversion Liaison; Lynn Johnson, Pathways Crisis Services Supervisor; Undersheriff Daniel Willey; Deputy Ryan Luezzo; Sheriff Greg Zyburt; Johnny DePetro, Marquette County Commissioner; Tony Retaskie, Marquette County Ambassador; Randy Larson, Marquette County Ambassador; Gerry Corkin, Marquette County Board Chair, Diane Heidtman, Marquette County Prosecutors Office; Erik Powers, LSCP Business Development Representative.


Upper Peninsula Supply Co. Ribbon Cutting 

MARQUETTE – The LakImage may contain: 8 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoore Superior Community Partnership recently teamed up with Upper Peninsula Supply Co. to celebrate its 10-year anniversary as well as the grand opening of its new brick-and-mortar location in downtown Marquette. Attendees had the opportunity to meet U.P. Supply Co.’s owners and enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and networking with fellow “Yoopers.”

Upper Peninsula Supply Co. (formerly Yooper Steez) was founded in 2008 by Upper Peninsula ambassador, Bugsy Sailor. The brand is credited with the launch of products such as the original U.P. silhouette tee, campaigns like Plaidurday and 906 Day, and Yooper Singles, a conceptual dating site launched on April Fools Day. Sailor partnered with Paul Hess in 2017, and the duo now works together to “foster community by creating unique goods and campaigns that celebrate the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.”

Located on 221 W. Washington St. in downtown Marquette, U.P. Supply Co. offers a variety of local retail products and an environment for creatives to aid in the advocacy of the Upper Peninsula. The store is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and can be reached at 906-273-2848 or www.upsupply.co.

Pictured from left: Pete Frazier, Marquette City Commission, Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Business Development Specialist, Christian Palomaki, River Valley Bank, Paul Hess, Upper Peninsula Supply Co., Bugsy Sailor, Upper Peninsula Supply Co., Fred Stonehouse, Marquette City Commission, John Marshall, Marquette County Ambassador and Jenna Smith, Marquette City Commission.


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