Grand Rapids: Pikes for Vets recieves donation from GRACF
In Grand Rapids, the non-profit Pike for Vets has been awarded a grant through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation. Pike for Vets is an organization that provides fish fry dinners for area veterans through donations made by anglers and local fishing tournaments. They also assist the Veterans on the Water organization which provides fishing trips to veterans of all ages.
Ely: Annual Memorial Day ceremony will happen but with changes
The Ely community is still planning to hold it's annual memorial day celebrations but with some changes this year.
Due to COVID-19 the city is adapting its usual celebration plans. One of those adaptions is being made to the city's ceremony at the cemetery. The ceremony will go on but guests are asked to attend from their vehicles with windows rolled down.
Spooner: 67 year old rodeo event postponed
Now to Spooner Wisconsin where the area rodeo has been canceled due to COVID-19. The rodeo which has been an annual function since 1954 would have been in it's 67th year. The announcement was made via the rodeo's Facebook page. The rodeo is set to resume Summer 2021.