Shiras Institute donates to Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Area

The Shiras Institute recently awarded $40,000 in grants to several local groups — the YMCA of Marquette County, Marquette Senior High School Athletic Department, the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Area and Marquette Alternative High School. Above, Shiras Institute board member Cheryl Hill, Laura Katers Reilly, Jim Reevs, Andrew Wallner and Ward Rantala present a check to Carol Fulsher, administrator of the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Area, center right, near the Carp River Bridge along U.S. 41 South.