2016 Rodeo raffle winners announced
IRON RIVER—The Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo has announced its limited-edition calendar raffle winners from 2016.
Many of the winners who supported the Rodeo through the calendar sales were from Iron County. There were also raffle winners from other Michigan towns, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
January winners: Andy Passamoni, Jerry Bugby, Nikki Hebert and Jill Ponozzo, Florence Motor Sales, Randy Maxwell.
February winners: Karen Armstrong, Darren and Tricia Mercier, Dottie Stafford, Don Sheldon.
March winners: Alex Lahti, Jim Demro and Jasmine Maki, Chris Willman, Fuzz and Dave’s Bar.
April winners: Nora Basso, Sharon Campbell, Tom Fritz, Wyatt’s Auto, Michael White.
May winners: Missy Dallavalle, Dottie Stafford, Paul Angeli, Pam Rosenthal.
June winners: Marhol’s Brule River Tap, Paula Hansell, Gene Dittman, Kim Kunshynski.
July winners: Julie Schneider, Dan and Sue Fitzpatrick, James Massie, Robert Peterson.
August winners: Al Reitmeyer, Wally and Deb Rankin, Linda Schwartz, Robert Bannan.
September winners: Linda Schwartz, Michael Heikkila, 2 Dips & an Ice Cream Truck, Darren and Tricia Mercier, George Stockero Jr.
October winners: Northland Service, Gary Lopez, Darin Long, Sharon Campbell.
November winners: Jeanne Lake, Jeanne Shimun, Lisa Spikings, Mark Tousignant.
December winners: Belle Uren, Sharon Campbell, Gary Pisoni, Nancy Johnson, Gail Passamoni.
The 50th Anniversary U.P. Championship Rodeo Limited Edition Calendars are still available for sale.
There will be three drawings each Friday in 2017 - one for $100 cash and two more for free tickets to the 2017 Rodeo to be held on July 14 and 15 in Iron River.
There are 156 chances to win with only 400 calendars being sold. Price per calendar is $100.
For more information, see upprorodeo.com/tickets or contact any U.P. Championship Rodeo board member