Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 30, 1998 · Page 19
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Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 19

Ironwood, Michigan
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Tuesday, June 30, 1998
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THE DAILY GLOBE, Ironwood, Ml — Tuesday, June 30.1998 Pag*10 Beautiful Sunday Lake is the centerpiece of Wakefield. This perspective was taken by wildlife photographer Dan Urbanskl, of Silver City, from a point atop a landmark. Tank Hilt. Outboard nationals slated Aug WAKEFIELD — The 50th Anniversary Stock Outboard Nationals will be held on Sunday Lake, Wakefield, Aug. 2-9. The races, sanctioned by APBA, and hosted by the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce and Badger State Outboard Association, will be combined with the Modified Outboard Nationals and a special vintage outboard race. Many special activities are planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of stock outboard racing in the United States. A pre-race parade of participants will be held and a craft fair and flea market are planned. Excellent spectator viewing is free to all and food booths will satisfy your appetite. . The race course is a long oval with pits and inspection areas located along the south shore of the lake. The start-finish line, timer and scorer's areas are located in Eddy Park on the north shore. The race course is located at the junction of U.S. 2 and M-28, and the Chamber of Commerce information booth is one block north of the intersection. Racers from the United States and Canada will compete for trophies in several classifications of hydroplanes and runabouts. Additional information is available by calling the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce at (906) 224-2222 (fax (906)224-1081) or by mail at: Wakefield C of C, P.O. Box 93, Wakefield, MI 49963. museum in its 28th season WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Historical Society Museum began its 2flth year of activity June 15 with an open house. The Historical Society staff has been divided in to teams of two and three members who will serve as hosts and hostesses during the days the museum is open, from Monday through Friday. Several new displays have been added to the museum program and plans are to continue to add new material as the summer progresses. It is hoped that during the heavy emphasis on Wakefield history, various locations will be able to prepare some displays of their respective neighborhoods — including pictures and written materials. During the July 4 festivities, plans call for several walking tours of the business district and locations. Those with historical material about Wakefield and its locations are asked to help develop the historical material which makes the museum a truly educational experience. The Historical Society meets each month on the second Monday at 2:00 p.m.. During summer months we meet at the Museum and during the colder weather we meet at the Wakefield Public Library or Sunset Manor, at the same hour. Wakefield Fourth dazzling WAKEFIELD — WakeneldV Fourth of July calendar is full through Monday, with *everal etas* reunion* already completed, a herry and craft festival and •oftbail tournament over, and an athletic event »et to begin, Activities on July 1 include the opening round* of the Down Home Tennis Tournament. A July 1-6 tent revival at Grace Baptist Church, on Sunday Lake Street, is entitled, "Let Freedom Ring." On Thursday and Friday, the museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch available. Things hit a higher pitch Thursday at 7 p.m. with the historical society-sponsored variety show at Cardinal Gym. Friday events include a day at Eddy Park, with lunches to bt- sold by the Tamburitzans. The children's parade down Putnam Street begins at 6 at Central School, and the concert in the pork starts at 7:30 at Eddy Park, just before a gala fireworks display over the lake. Saturday's Independence Day schedule begins with an 8 a.m. worship service at Cardinal Field. The Sunday Lake Run, a footrace around the lake, starts at 9 a.m. At 11, a Fourchuly open house and picnic will be gin on the museum grounds. The parade will be held at 1, with races to follow at Roger Randall Field, west of the high school. Activities continue at the VFW Post, with a dance from 8 to midnight winding up the day. The VFW remain* the focus of activity with a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, JulyS. Sunday Lake Run scheduled July 4 WAKEFIELD — The 21st Annual Sunday Lake Run will take place on Saturday, July 4, at 9 a.m. The run starts at the Gogebic Chiefs Arena on Sunday Lake in Wakefield and will cover the entire 28 miles around the lake. Early registration must be received by June 26 and the cost for UPRRC members is $8; for nonmembers, $10. Lat« registration costs for UPRRC members is $10 and for non-members, $12. Registration on race day w '" °« at thus arena from 8 to 8:45 a.m. Age group* are: 7 and under, 810. 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 60-69, 60-69, 70 and over. There is a new designed T-shirt which every participant will receive. Medals will be awarded for first- through third-place in 16- and-under age groups; trophies for first- through third-place in 17 and over age group*; and trophies will be given to the male and female overall winners. For more information or to register, contact James Engel at 224-7011, or write him at 1315 Dewey Ave.. Wakefield, MI 49968. Bessemer Township sets July 4 events RAMSAY — Bt-nsemer Town- chip is planning its traditional July 4 celebration in Ramsay. The activiti*** include a 10 a.m. parade. There will b« prizes for all children who march in the para<i« and free ice cream bars for nil Food and beverage* will be nv.ul- in the farafe near the ber "Mike Keating Ijve" on the town hall lawn will follow the parade. On July 6 there will be live mu- xic by "Last Chance" from 6 30 to 930 p.m., followed by the fireworks display at dusk. Food and brvi>r*ffee will be available at the fire halt. Don't Leave The Great Northland Without Your Pictures: ONE HOUR PHOTO U.S. 2. >r«**md. MkMfM 932-4*22 Stop In Today at BIMCO'S BAR Where you'M enjoy our freot atmosphere, fHend/y people, good drinks, and famous Upper Peninsula hospfta/fty. MM 111

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