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Tickets available for 2015 ‘A Northern Tradition’

A Northern Tradition attracted more than 800 supporters in 2014 (Laker Current photo)

A Northern Tradition attracted more than 800 supporters in 2014 (Laker Current photo)

Tickets are now available for the Mid Michigan Community College Foundation’s annual fundraiser – A Northern Tradition. The 14th annual event will be held from 6-9 p.m. April 19 at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare.

For a $50 ticket, each attendee receives a $25 gift certificate to Jay’s Sporting Goods, an exclusive art print, and a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Jay’s. About 14 area restaurants will also be serving free food, and a number of interesting demonstrators will make it an evening to remember.

Last year, more than 800 people attended A Northern Tradition, allowing the MMCC Foundation to raise more than $100,000 for student and community advancement. More than $1.2 million has been raised by this event since it bega

The MMCC Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to enhance Mid Michigan Community College’s services to its students and the community through fund development, scholarships, program development, and improved facilities. The Foundation’s largest program, Students of Promise, was established to promote academic achievement, cultural awareness, and higher education to academically promising middle and high school students who face significant challenges in their lives.

Tickets can be purchased at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare or at MMCC’s campuses in Mt. Pleasant and Harrison. For additional information, contact Matt Miller at (989) 386-6600.

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