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Finlandia at Parade of Nations
September 12, 2022

Everything you need to know about Parade of Nations 2022

Ever had Indian food? How about African? Bangladeshi? You can taste all those cuisines and more at this year’s Parade of Nations on Saturday, September 17.

The Parade of Nations starts at 11 a.m. at Quincy Green in Hancock. Floats and marchers with flags and banners will walk east down Quincy Street, cross the Portage Lift Bridge, then proceed east down Shelden Avenue through downtown Houghton. The Parade will then turn toward the water at Isle Royale Street before ending up [...]

Chinese Dragon at Parade of Nations
August 25, 2022

International food returns at Parade of Nations, September 17

The Parade of Nations will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 AM! Student and community organizations are invited to enter floats or march in the Parade. Details about float guidelines, parade route, etc, are available here. International food returns this year!

The Multicultural Festival begins at noon at the Dee Stadium. For just $5 to $8, you can get a full meal or choose from international tidbits at more than a dozen food booths. with international student organizations [...]

Thatcher Markham Memorial Run Poster 2022
May 27, 2022

Thatcher Markham Memorial Run seeking volunteers

In association with Bridgefest 2022, the Thatcher Markham Memorial Run will be held on Friday, June 17 and they are seeking volunteers. Presented by Aspirus Health, the race will start on the corner of Quincy St. and Scott St. in Hancock and finish at Bridgeview Park in Houghton.

Volunteers are needed for Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 with packet pickup, as well as race setup on Friday. For anyone interested in volunteering, contact Ryan Towles at ratowles@mtu.edu. For anyone [...]

Canal Run 2021
May 16, 2022

Volunteer for Canal Run!

The 47th Annual Canal Run is July 16 this year and they are looking for volunteers!

For more than 40 years, the Canal Run has been creating incredible memories in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Founded to promote the involvement and wellness of our community and its members, the event is a highlight of the summer for many of the hundreds of people who participate or volunteer each year. Finlandia University is proud to once again be a sponsor.

As a proud [...]

September 1, 2021

Parade of Nations announced for Sept. 18

Hello!

Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University invite you to join us in celebrating the 32nd annual Parade of Nations, on September 18, 2021. Come celebrate the cultural diversity of the Keweenaw region!

The parade will start at 11:00 am. Due to the ongoing construction in town, the parade route will be different this year. It will start at Franklin Square in Houghton, go through downtown, and finish at Kestner Park.

PARADE ROUTE

How can you get involved?

Walk in the parade (representing [...]

August 20, 2021

Parade of Nations Scavenger Hunt registration deadline August 23

The Parade of Nations will be held on Saturday, September 18, beginning from Quincy Green at 11 a.m. and ending near the Chamber of Commerce in Houghton. This year, the Parade of Nations community-wide event will include a parade of participants, floats and flags from around the world. Although there will not be a Multicultural Festival this year, PON is hosting its first ever Scavenger Hunt and they are seeking volunteers from Finlandia’s community! Individuals and groups are both welcome [...]

June 1, 2021

Canal Run Volunteer Opportunities

The 46th Annual Canal Run is July 17th this year and they are looking for volunteers!

For more than 40 years, the Canal Run has been creating incredible memories in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Founded to promote the involvement and wellness of our community and its members, the event is a highlight of the summer for many of the hundreds of people who participate or volunteer each year. Finlandia University is proud to once again be a [...]

February 20, 2017

Volunteers wanted for CopperDog 150

The CopperDog 150 is less than two weeks away, and the dogsled race in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is seeking volunteers. The race is a perfect opportunity for teams and groups to get together, but there are also dozens of opportunities for individuals and families to participate. Finlandia is proud to be a sponsor of the event once again in 2017.

View CopperDog 150 Volunteer Opportunities

There is volunteer training session that takes place this this Sunday from 1 to 3 [...]