A Northern Tradition - 2016

Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare, MI

A Unique Event - A Great Cause

A Northern Tradition is the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser. In fourteen years, the event has raised over $1,300,000.

The event, which is held at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare, raises money for the Mid Michigan Community College Foundation. The proceeds from this event allow the Foundation to support the College’s services to the community through scholarships, program development, improved facilities, and programs for at-risk youth.


April 24, 2016 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm


Tickets are only $50 each. Every ticket holder receives:

  • $25 gift certificate, which is donated by Jay’s Sporting Goods
  • Limited edition print
  • Evening of exclusive shopping
  • Exceptional food donated by local food vendors
  • A chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Jay's Sporting Goods

Contact Matt Miller at or 989-386-6600 for ticket information.


Our event sponsors are a critical part of this fundraising event. Over 93 local businesses and individuals supported the Northern Tradition in 2015.

Learn more about becoming a Sponsor for the A Northern Tradition event.

Sponsorship Info Flyer (PDF)

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

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