The public is cordially invited to a community screening of the documentary The Unnamed Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima at the Garden Theatre in Frankfort on Thursday, April 26th at 6 p.m. A Q&A with documentary co-producer and retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel Matt Morgan will follow the 50-minute film. The documentary centers around a Marine Corps forensic investigation into the iconic flag raising photo seventy years later, in which it is determined that at least one of one the famous flag raisers has been misidentified for decades. The event is free to the public. Sponsored by community members Caroline Yaste and Alma Penfold. ... See MoreSee Less
Date: April 28, 2018 �Location: The Barn Hall - 3888 N Old US Highway 131, Cadillac Michigan 49663
Mike Taillard, candidate for Michigan’s 35th State Senate district, will be holding a campaign fundraiser giving people from across Michigan a chance to enjoy the day while showing their support for the troops.
8am-Noon: A family-friendly event. All-ages Tournament of Champions, including Lego building competition; strategy games, Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, and a Chili Cook-Off. Basketball games and playground also available, weather permitting. Invitations to compete or judge are $5, but free for those with a valid CAC or VA ID. Chili cooks should register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noon-4pm: The main event hosted by comedian Brendon Lemon. Invitations available at the door for $40 donation, and includes free unlimited entertainment, food, beverages, a silent auction, and several guest speakers. Free, supervised playground available for kids, weather permitting. Free sober drivers available to drive people and vehicles home within local area. Those with a valid CAC or VA ID are exempt from the donation.
6pm-8pm: Exclusive 6-course dinner prepared by chef Tony Matta. Only 10 invitations available for those who donate $500 or more. Anyone interested in attending can request an invitation by emailing email@example.com.
Mike was in the Army and Ashley, his wife, is a disabled Air Force vet. He is dedicated to ensuring that those who've served are properly represented, as many have expressed concern over the serious lack of service members in office who actually understand what the troops and vets are experiencing. ... See MoreSee Less
Some sad news: our dear friend Tim Bannister has passed away. Tim was a successful business man (most recently, owner of Serendipity House; Frankfort, MI), a county commission candidate in 2016, and a good Benzie Dem. We'll miss his gentle, can-do, community-minded spirit.
Our April koffee klatch and meeting will further brighten up Party Headquarters, next to the Cherry Bowl, Saturday, April 21, at 9:30 a.m.
After a first-hand report from the Benzie warriors who drove through ice hell to get to Detroit for Sunday's state endorsing convention, we'll introduce our FOURTH county commission candidate!
Then we'll detail how you can help with our plans for supporting their takeover of the county commission, getting Kathy Wiejaczka and state Senate candidate Mike Taillard to Lansing, and 1st Congressional District candidate Matt Morgan to D.C. ... See MoreSee Less