Day: December 9, 2011

Student News Briefs: December 9, 2011



FILM BOARD:  This week Film Board is showing Contagion in Fisher 135.  It will be shown on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 at 6:00, 8:30, and 11:00 pm. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents.  This Sunday, December 11th, there will be a FREE showing of Home Alone in Fisher 135 at 3pm.  Donations will be accepted for the Copper Country Humane Society.  If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Carissa Lindeman, at


OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PROGRAM HOLIDAY HOURS:  The Outdoor Adventure Program will be closed from Saturday, December 17 through January 8, re-opening on the Monday, January 9.  We are renting snowshoes out over winter break for only the weekend cost.  A pair of snowshoes rented on December 16 will be due January 9 and will cost only $12.  This is a great value, so be sure to tell those interested about this deal.  Snowshoes are first come, first served and this special offer walks out the door December 16 at 5 pm.  Call or e-mail with any questions, or go to for office hours/location, hiking and camping suggestions, and more activities in the Keweenaw.   The Outdoor Adventure Program can be reached at 906-487-2290; or email

H4H GIFTWRAPPING:  The Michigan Tech Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be at Shopko on Saturday, December 10 to wrap your gifts.  Gift wrapping will be completed for donations and will go towards building homes!  Gift wrapping will start at 10:00 am and last all day.   For questions, contact Tristram Hokenson at

Copper Country Habitat for Humanity ReStore is still looking for donations. They accept appliances, furniture, tools, household goods, and much more. They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30am – 5:00pm.  For more information call 906.337.0020 or check out the website at


HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT FUNDRAISER:  The 9th annual Sounds of the Season concert, a fundraiser to help support choir and band programs in the Copper Country Intermediate School Distict, will be held on Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 PM at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.  Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students 18 and under.  Come and enjoy a delightful mix of traditional and contemporary holiday music and song!  The concert is sponsored by Copper Range Abstract & Title, Inc. and Eagle Radio. 

The performers include Jeffers High School Band, directed by Emily Raffaelli; Hancock Central High School Band, directed by Cheryl DeLong; Hancock Central High School Choir, directed by Victoria Baltensperger; Houghton High School Band, directed by Kelly Fontaine; and Houghton High School Choir, directed by Ann Campbell.  To purchase tickets call 487-2073, go online at, or visit Ticketing Operations at the SDC.


MICHIGAN TECH CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE:  Michigan Tech’s Concert Choir presents A Choral Celebration on Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM at the Rozsa Center.  General Admission $10, Students $5, Michigan Tech Students Free.   The event is sponsored by the Michigan Tech Department of Visual and Performing Arts.  To purchase tickets call 487-2073, go online at, or visit Ticketing Operations at the SDC.