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TV6 & FOX UP’s “The Up Side” series focuses on people, businesses, organizations, and events making a positive influence in the U.P. Weekly, Upper Michigan’s Source calls attention to the many positive things that happen in Upper Michigan. “All too often, we only hear about the negative things that happen. There’s much more to life...
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MARQUETTE, Mich. August 30, 2017 – The Beacon House building and land on Third Street officially went on the market Tuesday morning. The non-profit organization is asking $1.5 million in the sale, in order to create an endowment with the funds remaining after paying off their building loan. The House Hospitality House of the U.P....
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‘Your Coffee for a Cause’, a Beacon House operated coffee shop, is looking for motivated and available people for a barista position at both UPHS – Marquette and Peninsula Medical locations. Experience in customer service or in the service industry is preferred, but not required. Training will be provided. We are seeking someone available for...
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Somewhere a volunteer reads to school children; a patient receives steady medication; a lawyer provides legal services for low-income individuals; a nonprofit funeral home buries a lost soul; or a first-time homebuyer is moving into his own home. On August 17, National Nonprofit Day (NND) reminds us that each of these scenes is possible because...
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For nearly a decade, a local coffee shop has been donating every penny to a local charity. Not just sometimes, but every day, year-round, every penny is given away. The coffee and lunch menu is amazing, the money stays local, and something as simple as a cup of coffee is literally saving lives. “It’s way...
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How Clark Lambros Lived, and Died, on His Own Terms Today, Beacon House’s Adopt-A-Day honors the memory of Clark Lambros, who gave endlessly to Beacon House through community meals and events in our community kitchen. Vangos, Michele Butler, and Clark Lambros have been treasured Beacon House sponsors and advocates for years and years. Nothing unifies...
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Today was a big day for Beacon House. Not only did we receive a $100,000 donation from River Valley Bank and announced the resurgence of our Capital Campaign ‘Legacy of Love’, it’s also coincidentally a very special birthday for Mary Tavernini Dowling, the CEO of HHUP, which oversees operations of Beacon House, the Wig Salon...
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MARQUETTE, Mich. June 30, 2017 — After several years of negotiating the future location of Beacon House’s new facilities, U.P. Health System CEO Brian Sinotte announced last week a deal between the two parties that places Beacon House directly on the campus of UPHS’ new property. The announcement was made at the Upper Peninsula Celebrity...
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Dec. 20th –This is becoming a day like no other this year. At 9:00 in the morning, the Riverside Auto dealership showroom was jammed with people. Huge sale? Nope… huge effort. I was surrounded by local charity executives and we were gathered together to receive donations from the Dagenais Foundation. As we stood by the...
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