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Fundraiser Events: Middle of Mitten Multi-Sport Summer Sport Fitness Kick-Off! ~ Gateway Affair 


Take Part in Mid Michigan’s Greatest Family Fun Event!

Middle of Mitten Multi-Sport Summer Sport Fitness Kick-Off!

June 3 – 5
Harrison, Michigan
Why Come to Harrison?
Also, on May 4th at 6:00 pm there will be an Open, Free Event to promote the June Multi-Sport Event. 
It is a 250 meter swim at Budd Lake. Grilled Brats provided after the Swim.

Friday, June 3rd:
Registration at Jays Sporting Goods
        10:00 am - 3:00 pm
- On-Site Registration 3:00-6:30 pm
- 10K Run, & 5K Run at 6:30 pm
- Kids Fun Run at 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 4th:
- On-Site Registration begins at
        6:00 am
- Events begin at 8:00 am.
        Olympic Triathlon
        Kayak Triathlon
        Sprint Wave
        Super Sprint
        Kids Splash & Dash
Sunday, June 5th:
- On-Site Registration: 7:00-7:30 am
- Events begin at 8:00 am
- Events:
         2-Mile Kayak
         750 m. Swim
         1500 m. Swim
- "End of Event" Pancake Breakfast
         offered at 9:00 am

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Thanks to our major sponsors:
Clare Family FitnessJays Sporting Goods


Sponsored by Friends of Clare Co. Parks & Recreation, Jays Sporting Goods, Mid Michigan Health, Cops & Doughnuts, Isabella Bank, Ray's Bike Shop in Clare,  and others. Read the full list of the Event Sponsors.
Jay's Sporting Goods Mid Michigan Health

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Bike Run Swim

The 2016 Sponsors will be posted soon.

Jays Sporting Goods Cops & Doughnuts
Isabella Bank & Trust Ray's Bike Shop of Clare
MidMichigan Medical Center Kyle Manufacturing
Bonham Insurance Colonville Amish Store
The City of Harrison Walravens Market
Snow Snake McDonalds of Harrison
Coke Pepsi
MMCC Clare Print and Pulp
Steve's Country Market

Friends of Clare Co. Parks & Recreation


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7th Annual GATEWAY AFFAIR: September 19th 2015, 5:00 pm at Jay's Sporting Goods --
This event is always a great way to support parks and recreation in Clare County while having a wonderful meal, live Auction, 50/50 drawing, and reverse raffle. 
Download the Evening's Program
Read the Press Release
Dinner was furnished by Cops & Doughnuts:
Pulled Pork, Bake Beans, Cole Slaw, Homemade Rolls, and Dessert

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Jay's Sporting Goods, Clare Michigan Event Location at the Meeting Room of Jay's Sporting Goods 

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS (click to read the list...)

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Great Food by Cops & Doughnuts

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Reverse Raffle

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Live Auctioneer, Yoder Calling the Action!

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The Winners!


The 7th Annual “A Gateway Affair” Recognition List!
A Grand Thank You for making this a Grand Event!
This year's event netted over $5000 of funds to benefit CCP&RC for our Initiatives & Grants Programs.
A Special Thank You to All Who Support Recreation in Clare County!
A List, In No Special Order, of All Who Supported our September 19, 2015 Event!

Apple Tree Lane, Clare Family Fare, Harrison McDonald's Restaurant, Harrison
Beer Distributors, Grand Rapids Family Farm & Home, Clare McGuire’s Chevrolet, Clare
Big Boy Restaurant, Clare Family Video, Harrison Mid-Michigan Community College
Bonham Insurance Agency, Harrison Guys & Dolls Photography, Clare Mid MI Regional Medical Center, Clare
Buccilli’s Pizza, Clare & Farwell Harrison Do It Center Mike Sincic, Artist
Clare Chamber of Commerce Her Place, Clare Momma Cilli’s Pizza, Harrison
Clare County Cleaver Herrick House Gifts, Clare Monte’s Family Restaurant, Harrison
Clare County Review Hershberger PRO Hardware, Clare Nitro Computers, Harrison
Clare Family Fitness Hick’s Jewelers of Clare Ponderosa Restaurant, Clare
Clare Party Store Hungry Howie’s Pizza, Clare Pro-Tech Cabling Systems, Clare
Cops & Doughnuts, Clare Ideal Theater, Clare Ray’s Bike Shop, Clare & Midland
Country Flowers, Harrison Isabella Bank & Trust, Clare Reinke's Hearth of Home, Harrison
Dagwood's Auto Repair, Clare J & G Auto Clinic, Harrison Ruckles’ Pier, Clare
Dairy Phil Ice Cream & Restaurant, Clare J.T. Bakers, Clare S & R Diner, Harrison
Days Inn, Clare Jay's Sporting Goods, Clare S & S Collision, Harrison
Doherty Hotel, Clare Jim's Body Shop, Clare Sav-A-Lot Food Store, Harrison
Dreyer & Hovey Attorneys Kyle Manufacturing, Farwell Seiter Brothers Hardware, Clare
Eagle Glen Golf, Farwell Little Caesar’s Pizza of Clare Snowsnake Ski&Golf, Harrison
Elm Creek Landscaping, Farwell MacLean Mercantile, Harrison Steve’s Country Market, Harrison
Evening Post Bar & Grill, Clare Mancino’s, Clare Subway of Clare & Harrison
Evergreen Therapy, Clare Maxwell's Flowers & Gifts, Clare Tamaracks Golf Course, Harrison
Fabiano Brothers McAndrew's Photography. Harrison Walraven’s Market, Harrison
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