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Displays Bring Crowd to Home Show

Everything From Roofs to Spring Flowers to Maple Syrup Fills St. Ignace Arena


Nick Cassel of Cassel Taxidermy of Sault Ste. Marie demonstrates preparation of a buck mount at the St. Ignace Home Show Saturday, April 8. A wide variety of services and products from 54 vendors were on display at Little Bear East Arena, including locally made food, wood crafts and furniture, trucks, recreational vehicles, boats, home heating, roofing, flowers and landscaping, local maple syrup, St. Ignace hardware and building stores, and several nonprofit groups. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, St. Ignace Masonic Lodge, Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Victims Services Unit, Cloverland Electric Cooperative, and the St. Ignace Planning Commission were among groups represented. City Recreation Department Director Scott Marshall said many visitors complimented the quality of this year’s show, and 2,800 people attended. More photographs inside this issue. Nick Cassel of Cassel Taxidermy of Sault Ste. Marie demonstrates preparation of a buck mount at the St. Ignace Home Show Saturday, April 8. A wide variety of services and products from 54 vendors were on display at Little Bear East Arena, including locally made food, wood crafts and furniture, trucks, recreational vehicles, boats, home heating, roofing, flowers and landscaping, local maple syrup, St. Ignace hardware and building stores, and several nonprofit groups. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, St. Ignace Masonic Lodge, Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Victims Services Unit, Cloverland Electric Cooperative, and the St. Ignace Planning Commission were among groups represented. City Recreation Department Director Scott Marshall said many visitors complimented the quality of this year’s show, and 2,800 people attended. More photographs inside this issue.

At right: Carlos Bermudez (left) and Larry Ferguson of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary were on hand at the Home Show to provide information to visitors about water safety as boating season approaches. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is a volunteer program that provides assistance to enlisted members of the Coast Guard, including search and rescue efforts and maintaining vessels. At right: Carlos Bermudez (left) and Larry Ferguson of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary were on hand at the Home Show to provide information to visitors about water safety as boating season approaches. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is a volunteer program that provides assistance to enlisted members of the Coast Guard, including search and rescue efforts and maintaining vessels.

At left: Don Marlatt works on cleaning a shotgun during the St. Ignace Gun Show Saturday, April 8, held alongside the Home Show. Mr. Marlatt said he was helping another vendor. Vendors at the Gun Show said that it had been a very successful weekend with many sales and many enjoyable conversations with attendees interested in their collections and wares. At left: Don Marlatt works on cleaning a shotgun during the St. Ignace Gun Show Saturday, April 8, held alongside the Home Show. Mr. Marlatt said he was helping another vendor. Vendors at the Gun Show said that it had been a very successful weekend with many sales and many enjoyable conversations with attendees interested in their collections and wares.

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