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Beacon Archive

July 2004
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News from the Townships

AmVets Retire Worn Flags

Long-EZ's return - Burt Rutan-designed experimental aircraft

PABI GroundBreaking

Island Airways Hangar Party

Wildlife Club News

School Election Results

Letters: To the Beaver Island Community

Walleye Pond a Success this Year

The yearbooks are in. The yearbooks are in. The yearbooks are in!

Thanks to Ed Wojan who orchestrated the event, Islanders get to Skydive from 11,000 ft. at Township Airport

On This Date

Museum Week 2004 Schedule of Events

A Sturdy New Home - Ben Fogg's new Tug Spartacus.

Lighthouse School Graduation

Silent Auction added to Fashion Tea

Phyllis Townsend 1911-2004

Preservationists named Honorary Architects

The Dig Continues - Suttons Bay Anthropology Club

Rich Gillespie will run for Charlevoix County Commissioner

Will there be a New Boat?

BIRHC Grand Opening - A Fine Celebration

One Hundred Years Ago

Art found in Nature - the Wood Sculpture of Bruce Struik

Mary Gallagher 1909-2004

Cecelia Kinney 1911-2004

Emergency Lights Available

New First Responders

Blood Drive; Hospice Needs Summer Caregivers

New Map of Beaver Island

 

Breaking more Ground

On the first Sunday of June, on a sunny day after church, a crowd of 60 or so gathered at the Community House site for a Groundbreaking Ceremony. A utility building had appeared the day before (thanks to Jon and Sally Fogg), and plastic shovels were passed to 20 of the many people who had played important roles in bringing the project this far. Judy Lanier-Gallagher acted as MC, reciting a brief history of PABI’s struggle to reach this point. Just before noon Construction Committee chairman Don Tritsch, using a real shovel, lifted out the first scoop of sand to mark the end of the preliminary stage: the lengthy planning for what promises to become an important asset to the community.


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