Our Stories

by | Oct 15, 2020

Donor Stories

Clark Lambros’ Beach Park Fund Donor Story

Clark Lambros’ Beach Park Fund Donor Story

It’s Tuesday afternoon, and Vango’s is alive with friendly conversation and the warm smell of pizza dough. The Marquette restaurant has served as a gathering spot for the community for decades, in large part because of the generous and dedicated work of Michele...

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Matt Davidson Donor Story

Matt Davidson Donor Story

On March 1, 2017, the Matt Davidson Memorial Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment, was established at the Community Foundation of Marquette County with gifts received from family and friends. This fund will be used primarily to provide scholarships to graduating...

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Mark Ulrickson Donor Story

Mark Ulrickson Donor Story

A new scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of Marquette County will help local students receive a college education and carry on the legacy of the late Dr. Mark Ulrickson, a Marquette ophthalmologist, Ishpeming native and supporter of the Big Brothers Big...

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Pam Benton Memorial

Pam Benton Memorial

Pam served as a Trustee of the Community Foundation since the fall of 2013. She brought to the position her experience and knowledge of philanthropic operations and development and quickly embraced the philanthropic goals of the foundation. “Pam was a dynamic and...

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Grantee Stories

Community Environmental Monitoring Program

Community Environmental Monitoring Program

CEMP is an independent program established by the Community Foundation of Marquette County and the Eagle Mine to conduct environmental monitoring related to mining operations at the Eagle Mine in north Marquette County by working with universities, contractors and EPA...

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Census 2020

Census 2020

Community Foundation of Marquette County is excited to partner with Michigan Nonprofit Association and Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development for Census 2020 education and outreach efforts! ...

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Youth Advisory Committee Stories

Just Believe

Just Believe

Delight Hill, with Just Believe, stopped by to discuss her work with sun safety programs in the community and to make ultraviolet detecting bead bracelets.

YAC Hats!

Amanda Matznick, Owen Morton, Levi Giroux, Spencer Giroux and Myah McNabe help make and deliver winter hats to the local Salvation Army.