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Beacon Archive

November 2002
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School cultural project receives Grant

Letters: Bill McDonough’s prime ribs

Letters: Joe Moore to the BIRHC Board

Letters: the BIRHC Board responds to Joe Moore

Greene’s Lake: Suitable for Framing

The Way it Was: A Man’s Home is His Castle

Walden on Skids: Dick Winnick’s home slides away

Lighthouse School receives Grant

On this Date

Beaver Island Wildlife Club

What's new with Mary Blocksma?

The CMU Closing Party

Local Couple Dines with the Vice President

One Hundred Years Ago

Pumpkinanigans at Pumpkinopolis: a Grand Pumpkinalia

News from the Townships

Bite of Beaver

Karaoke: the Island sings along

Book Review: Dave Miles’ Bob Miles’ Charlevoix II

A Fine Romance

A Fine Propeller

Health Center News

Ships in the News

News from the Gospel Ship

Washington Islanders

The Township Airport

Weather or Not

Family Discovery Safety Night

Recipes from our Readers: Venison

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CMU Closing Party.

Once again, parting was such a sweet sorrow as the CMU Biological Station threw a bash to commemorate the end of another successful season. The 200 guests each brought a plate to pass as people took turns sitting down to an old-fashioned pork roast in the banquet hall. There were so many succulent delicacies that the wise feasters took only a dollop of each one, and then savored the cornucopia of tastes. No one was afraid they might eat too much, because if they did they could dance off the excess calories in the main hall as soon as the Island’s best band finished its protracted, ritualized tune-up.

At 9:00 Mike Moore, Cindy Gillespie, Joe Moore, Joddy Croswhite, and drummer Mark Prosser broke into their first set with a fantastic bang, and just like that the crowd was off to the races. Over a dozen students appeared in costume--the cave man, a Martin Short character, Tinker Bell, the cat woman from Andromeda--and blended in with the happy crowd.
Once again, Beaver Island offers a collective thanks to Mary and Jim.

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