City Manager Nate Heffron is pleased to announce the recipients of the Negaunee Community Contributions Grants; Negaunee Disc Golf Club, ($500), which will be using their funds to purchase and install three new baskets and pads; the Negaunee Firefighters Association, ($500), which will use their funds to host the 2023 UP Volunteer Firefighters Tournament; and Negaunee Little League, ($500.), will be used construct new dugouts at LaCombe Field.
The donation was made possible through community relations funding from WPPI Energy, the not-for-profit wholesale power provider and joint action agency of which Negaunee is a member-owner. “WPPI knows how important it is to be good stewards of the community, we are happy to be part of the great things happening in Negaunee”, Brett Niemi, Senior Energy Services Representative of WPPI said.
In total, $21,617.00 have been given through this program since 2006. “This is a great way to give back to our local non-profits. Negaunee is blessed to have a variety of organizations that help to improve our quality of life everyday”, Heffron said.
Questions concerning this release may be directed to the attention of the City Manager, Nate Heffron at (906) 475-7700 ext. 11, or Brett Niemi at 906.284.2298.