A Northern Tradition

A Northern Tradition

Join the MMCC Foundation and Jay’s Sporting Goods for the 17th annual benefit, A Northern Tradition. This exclusive evening at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare includes shopping, great food from local restaurants, raffle prizes, silent auction, shopping spree giveaways, and more!

A Northern Tradition


6PM-9PM Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sponsored By

Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare, MI

Your $50 Ticket Includes

  • $25 at Jay's Sporting Goods
  • Limited Edition Art Print
  • All-You-Can-Eat Appetizers and Desserts
  • Chance to win a $1,000 Jay's Shopping Spree
  • Meet the Featured Artist and Special Guest

2018 Featured Artist

“I enjoy turning small moments into something beautiful and hope those who view my work leave with feelings of happiness.

~ Peggy Lovejoy

2018 Special Guest

Coming Soon!


Over 93 local businesses and individuals supported the Northern Tradition in 2017.

Grand Sponsors

  • Logo on Individual Event Banner
  • Framed Remarqued Wildlife Art Print
  • Logo in the Event Program
  • Logo on Event Donor Board

Major Sponsors

  • Logo on Group Event Banner
  • Larger Name Listing in Event Program
  • Remarqued Wildlife Art Print

Event Sponsors

  • Name Listing in Event Program

Program Sponsors

  • Name Listing in Event Program

General Sponsors

  • Name Listing in Event Program

Contact Matt Miller at mmiller@midmich.edu or 989-386-6600 if you are interested in being a sponsor.

Get Your Tickets Today!

Tickets can be purchased at Mid's Harrison and Mt. Pleasant Campuses, Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare, or by calling 989-386-6651.

How does my ticket help students?

From student scholarships to improved facilities, funds raised at A Northern Tradition support many causes at the College.

Students of Promise, a program sponsored by Mid's Foundation, focuses on expanding the horizons of opportunity for local students facing significant challenges in their lives. The program promotes cultural awareness and academic achievement while providing a support system help these academically promising students soar.

What Students Want You To Know

"The Students of Promise program has played a huge role in my successes as a student and a person and has opened so many doors for me. Students of Promise gives great opportunities to students starting in seventh grade, and continuing all the way through their senior year. We have experienced magical theater performances, enchanting concerts, and gone back in time at the Air Zoo. Being a member of this great program was something I didn’t quite grasp the importance of when I started as that little seventh grader. Looking back, I know now that it has made a world of difference."

- Alexis Lachappa, Harrison High School

"Students of Promise has helped me tremendously by giving me opportunities that I wouldn’t normally have. I like how I have been able to see and try new things, make new friends, and I know that if I need help, I can call Tammy, our Students of Promise Advisor. Since both of my parents attend Mid, I understand how important this college and its programs are to our local community. I do appreciate the friendships that this program has fostered—it has helped to make our group very close knit. In fact, our program is like a second family. This bond makes a tremendous difference in helping us to understand the importance of college and making it feel more attainable. The closeness of our group has shown me that college doesn’t have to be a solitary experience, it can be fun and productive."

- Grant Ritenburgh-Evans, Farwell High School

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