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June 2003
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McDonough’s Market - 70 Years serving Beaver Island

Don't bother trying to fix it … if it's not Baroque

Graduation Time

Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce Plans for the 4th of July

The Historical Society releases the schedule for Museum Week

BIPOA Nature Lecture: Painted Turtles of the Beaver Archipelago

CMU Summer Nature Walk series

BIRHC to Raffle Truck

Health Center Groundbreaking

The State of the Internet on Beaver Island

Honoring Bev and Mike

On This Date

One Hundred Years Ago

A Fine Spring Concert

An Environmental Protection section proposed for our Zoning Ordinance

Passings: Robert Smith; Gary Tepe; Margaret Way; Dan Green

Rural Arts & Culture Grant Update

Mary Gets a New Gallery

Roasting Jerry

The Sun Also Rises … over PABI's Community House: Summer Solstice Celebrations

The Class Play: A Class Act

Lighthouse School News

News from the Townships

Work at Beaver Head

BICS Students get Handhelds

Island Airways Hanger Party

Emerald Isle Security Exercise

Making a Walleye Pond

The Leadership Retreat suggests an approach for the Lansing Reception

A Report on The Lansing Reception

Peaine Township helps the Island move closer to a Master Plan

The AmVets in Action: yellow ribbons and posters

Weather or Not

Camp Quality Returns

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PABI celebrates the Summer Solstice

According to The Old Farmers' 200th Almanac, summer arrives on June 21st at 3:10 p.m. Sunrise is to occur at 5:07 a.m. that Saturday morning.

You are invited to observe the sunrise from Gull Harbor, Whiskey Point, or wherever you choose. Then, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. you are welcome to share a Sunrise Breakfast (the sun will appear over the ball field trees) at Bob and Sue Welke's home. The Preservation Association will provide many delightful dishes and beverages of your choice. A ten dollar donation is suggested. Reservations would be appreciated – call 448-2787.
Also, there will be a Summer Solstice Concert and High Tea on June 21st at Deerwood Lodge from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. English and American art songs will be performed by opera singer Martha Guth, accompanied by Robert Holst. Assorted fine pastries and hors d'oeuvres will be served by Deborah Harwood. The event will benefit the Beaver Island Music Fund. Call 448-2239 or 448-2272 for tickets at $25.

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