Thursday, October 28, 2010

Walk to call attention to proposed County Road 595 to be Oct. 30,31

MARQUETTE -- A walk to bring attention to the Marquette Road Commission's decision to create County Road 595 will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30 and 31.

On Saturday, the 11-mile walk will begin at 10 a.m. sharp from the Marquette County Road Commission Headquarters in Ishpeming (near Ralph's Italian Deli on the corner of 2nd St. and Hwy 41) to Koski's Korner (Rte 95 and Hwy 41, at the BP gas station. There is a public parking area on the NW corner along Rte 95).

On Sunday, a 12-mile walk will leave at 10 a.m. sharp from Koski's Korner to Michigamme -- from the public parking area (NW corner of Rte 95 at Hwy 41) to the village of Michigamme.

Join for as much or as little as you can. Participants will walk on the shoulder of Hwy 41.

Blessings at Middle Branch Escanaba River and Peshekee River.

RULES:
a. Sorry, no children allowed; it is too dangerous for them.
b. You are responsible for your own transportation -- shuttling or carpooling.
c. You MUST wear a blaze-orange or yellow vest. NO EXCEPTIONS.
d. No facemasks allowed. You are welcome to wear a Halloween costume, if you so desire; but please be careful that you do not endanger yourself by doing such.
e. You are welcome to carry a sign; however, no foul language.
f. Wear comfortable, sturdy shoes, appropriate clothing and bring raingear.
g. Single file when approaching Champion and Michigamme -- the curves are dangerous.
h. Bring lots of water and pack a lunch.

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