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recovery month vertical web bannerThe 2016 Recovery Walk is set for Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Sault Ste. Marie from St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church to the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center.
The Recovery Walk is an annual walk to support individuals and families in recovery and to recognize the positive effects recovery can have!
Everyone is invited! The family event features the walk, craft tables for kids, games and prizes, motivational recovery speakers and a cookout.
All participants in the walk meet in the parking lot at St. Issac Jogues, 1529 Marquette Avenue, at 4 p.m. for registration. Walk begins at 5 p.m. First 120 registrants receive a free T-shirt.
Anyone unable to participate in the walk is welcome to go directly to the recreation center at 5 p.m.
Questions? Please Call Sault Tribe Behavioral Health at 906-635-6075 or Pat McKelvie at 635-7741.
This event is supported by the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, SAMHSA, Access to Recovery, Tribal Court, Sault Tribe Behavioral Health, and people in and supportive of recovery. It is supported by award number 2010-AC-BX-0024 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs. The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed at this event are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice.

Manistique Oil Company will be down for gas discounts while they change out their tanks. Sault Tribe arranged for Woody’s Outpost to service members for gas discounts during this time.

Woody’s is at 8895 US-2, Manistique, phone number 906-341-9663.

In effect as of Aug. 23 until Manistique Oil reopens, tentatively on Sept. 6.

Zeke Dutcher Memorial FoundationJoin the "Run for Their Lives" 5k Run/Walk" Sept. 10 to help fight pediatric cancer!

Jim, Kim and Emma Dutcher are hosting the 3rd Annual "Run for Their Lives" 5k Run/Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 10, starting at 11 a.m. at the LSSU Norris Center in Sault Ste. Marie. This event is in memory of their son Ezekiel "Zeke" Dutcher to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The first two "Run for Their Lives" 5K's raised over $30,000, which was sent to CureSearch and St. Baldrick's for childhood cancer research.

Zeke was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer when he was only 18 months old. He passed away on May 10, 2013, after a two-year battle. Sept. 10 would have been his seventh birthday. Please join the Dutchers in the fight against childhood cancer and help them celebrate Zeke's birthday with the 3rd Annual Zeke Dutcher "Run for Their Lives" 5K Run/Walk. You can register online (or get more information) at zekedutcher.org, or register the day of the race. Registration fee is $25.

All funds raised will benefit the Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation, which provides support, awareness and funding for the fight against childhood cancer. The Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 foundation under the Chippewa County Community Foundation, 511 Ashmun St. Suite 200, PO Box 1979, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783.

Enbridge wants a new permit to run its Line 5 across the Straits of Mackinac! Please sign this NEW petition to save the Great Lakes from a devastating oil spill.

Sign the Petition to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Join us in asking the MDEQ as part of its permit conditions to do a comprehensive review of Enbridge's pipelines and investigate all violations of the easement agreement by Enbridge. We encourage you to share this after you've signed—more comments make a maximum impact.

Fall fasting camp from Sept. 29 to Oct. 4 at Boedne Bay on Brevort Lake in Moran, Mich. For more information, call Tony Abramson Jr. or Peggy Holappa of the Traditional Medicine Program at 906-632-0236 or 632-0220 respectively.

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