Cliffs/Eagle Mine Marquette County Community Fund presents grants

Representatives from 13 local organizations that recently received checks from the Cliffs/Eagle Mine Marquette County Community Fund and representatives of the fund included: Front row, from left, Kristina Koski, Republic Township, Munson Park, $75,000; Nicole Gregory, Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, $200,000; Ben Bohnsack, Marquette City Band, $25,000; Kristen Mariuzza, Eagle Mine; Jennifer Huetter, Cliffs Natural Resources; Dale Hemmila, Cliffs Natural Resources; and back row, from left, Jim Edwards, Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, $200,000; Jason Sides, Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative, $5,000; Greg Toutant, Great Lakes Recovery Centers, $50,000; Phyllis Loonsfoot, Marquette Women’s Center, $100,000; Rich Rossway, Kaufman Auditorium, $100,000; Matt Johnson, Eagle Mine; Jason McCarthy, Marquette Township ice rink building, $100,000; Miles Parkkonen, Negaunee Historical Society, $6,500; Ryan Reichel, Aspen Ridge School, $3,500; Donna Adams, Forsyth Township Library, $150,000; and Marc Nutini, NICE Community Schools, $36,000.