Sun, 28 Jul 2013 04:39:41 GMT — Thousands of people traveled to Gwinn Saturday for the 28th annual Gwinn Fun Daze. The day started off with the morning parade, which featured several different marching bands, local businesses, and plenty of candy for the kids. The Gwinn Sawyer Chamber of Commerce organized the event. Away from the parade, visitors had their choice of more than 30 tents full of food, games, and crafts. Tim Zelenka decided to join in and sell his blueberries from downstate after he had some left over from the rained-out Blueberry Fest in Marquette. "There's a lot of people who don't know they can get blueberries that are two or three days old... I think so many people are just happy that we bring them up here. The response is good," said Zelenka, a blueberry farmer from Grand Haven, MI. The Gwinn Fun Daze is a massive fundraiser for several local non-profits. The event tends to raise between $10,000 to $15,000 total.
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