Troopers collect food in Calumet

CALUMET — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Post-Calumet teamed up with Louie’s Fresh Market in Lake Linden, Pat’s IGA in Calumet, Pat’s IGA in L’Anse, Econo Foods in Houghton and Larry’s Market in Baraga to collect 10,355 pounds of goods in the “Stuff a Blue Goose” charity event.

The purpose of the event, held in conjunction with the Michigan Harvest Gathering Campaign, was to raise hunger awareness and to provide food to local pantries. The collected food was distributed to the St. Vincent de Paul Society in L’Anse and Hancock, the Salvation Army in Hancock and the CLK Food Pantry in Calumet.