Gogebic Health Foundation awards Erickson Grants

 

June 24, 2022

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

Kennedy Ikola, left, guides Emily Dalfavero through a mogul at the skateboard park at Eddy Park near Sunday Lake Thursday morning. The 13-year-olds are members of a group of Wakefield-Marenisco School students who marshaled the new park by petitioning the Wakefield City Council for use of the space and helping to raise funds for equipment.

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Health Foundation has announced three recipients of the for the second year of the Jonathan A. Erickson Fund grants.

The awardees include the Emberlight Ambassador Leadership Program, the Wakefield-Marenisco School Youth Skatepark Project and the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department for Project Life Saver.

Andrea Bergman, executive director of the foundation presented two of the awardees with a check on Thursday morning.

Bergman presented the Wakefield-Marenisco Skate Club with a check for $6,000 at the newly founded sk...



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