Join the Mid Michigan College Foundation and Jay’s Sporting Goods for A Northern Tradition. This exclusive event is hosted by Jay’s Sporting Goods, and raises funds to support student success, academic excellence, high-tech learning spaces, and campus improvements.

Save the Date!

Sunday, April 13, 2025

  • 5pm - 8pm at Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare
  • 22nd Annual Event
Jay's Sporting Goods logo.

An Exclusive Evening at Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare

Tickets are $50 each and include the opportunity to

  • Shop after store hours
  • Enjoy free food from local restaurants
  • Take home an exclusive print
  • Enter to win a $1,000 Jay's Gift Certificate*

Plus, all ticket holders also receive a $35 Jay's Sporting Goods shopping voucher!**

*Need not be present to win.

**Redeemable at the event only. Conditions and restrictions may apply.


Contact Matt Miller, Vice President of Student Services & Advancement, at or (989) 386-6600 for assistance.

General Admission tickets are $50 each.

  • Tickets are available Jay's Sporting Goods, as well as Mid's Harrison and Mt. Pleasant Campuses.
  • Purchase tickets online. Tickets will be mailed to the address provided.
  • Tickets will also be available at the door during the event.
  • Tickets are also available by contacting Tayler Kouider, Foundation Administrative Assistant, at (989) 386-6622 x182 or

Sponsors get valuable benefits and recognition for their support. There are several sponsorship categories available.

  • Grand Sponsor - $5,000
    • Exclusive social media recognition
    • Announcement at the event
    • Logo on exclusive sign at the event
    • Logo in program
    • Two tickets to the event
  • Major Sponsor - $2,500
    • Exclusive social media recognition
    • Logo on sign at the event
    • Larger listing in program
    • Two tickets to the event
  • Event Sponsor - $1,000
    • Social media recognition
    • Listing on sign at the event
    • Listing in program
    • Two tickets to the event
  • Program Sponsor - $500
    • Listing on sign at the event
    • Listing in program
    • Two tickets to the event
  • General Sponsor - $250
    • Listing in program
    • Two tickets to the event

Use this form to pay for your sponsorship online with a credit card.

Contact Alexa Carey, Executive Director of the Mid Foundation, at or (989) 386-6622 x183 for more information.

The Mid Michigan College Foundation is excited to announce the search for the next A Northern Tradition Featured Artist.

The Featured Artist plays a central role at the event—interacting with guests, distributing signed prints, showcasing additional works of art, and meeting with other outdoor enthusiasts and supporters of Mid Michigan College.

  • Submit your original, two-dimensional artwork for a chance to be selected as the Featured Artist and be part of this impactful event!

Visit the Featured Artist Search Art Contest webpage for full details.