Lt. Governor Brian Calley will be touring parts of Upper Michigan June 17 through June 20.
His trip will kick off with a public hearing in Marquette on Monday, June 17 at 10 a.m. at the Presque Isle Pavilion. The Lt. Governor plans to visit some of the recreational opportunities in the area, as well as stopping by FinnFest. Be sure to follow Lt. Governor Calley on Facebook and Twitter for updates on his tour.
The public events on the Lt. Governor's trip are listed below.
Monday, June 17 â?? Marquette/Negaunee Area 10 â?? Noon Michigan Mental Health & Wellness Commission HearingPresque Isle Park Pavilion1 Peter White Drive, Marquette, MI 12:30 â?? 1:30 p.m.Visit/tour the Michigan Iron Industry Museum73 Forge Road, Negaunee, MI 4 â?? 5 p.m. City riding tour from Mattson Lower Harbor Park to Presque Isle Park in Marquette Tuesday, June 18 â?? West U.P./Gogebic Range 10:30 â?? 11 a.m. (EST) Tour Agate Falls State Park 11:20 â?? 11:40 a.m. (EST)Tour Bond Falls State Park 1:30 â?? 1:45 p.m. (CST) Community Bicycle Ride to â??Western Gateway to Pure Michiganâ?? trailheadBeginning: Jacquart Fabric Products/Stormy Kromer (1238 Wall Street, Ironwood)Ending: Depot Recreational Park & Trailhead (Downtown Ironwood) *Lt. Governor Calley is encouraging the public to join him on the bike ride, but those not wishing to ride and still participate should meet at the Depot Recreational Park & Trialhead Pavilion prior to 1:45 p.m. CST 1:45 p.m. (CST) Lt. Governor Calley and City officials will give remarks after the trail ride 2:30 â?? 3:30 p.m. (CST) Tour of â??Copper Peakâ?? with local officials Wednesday, June 19 â?? FinnFest/Copper Country/Keweenaw 8:30 â?? 9 a.m. Meet & Greet w/FinnFest officialsMTU Memorial Union Building â?? 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton 9 â?? 9:45 a.m. Participate in the FinnFest Business & Technology ForumMTU Memorial Union Building â?? 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton 10 â?? 10:30 a.m. Participate in the FinnFest USA 2013 Education ForumFinnish-American Heritage Center at Finlandia University, Hancock 11 â?? 12:15 p.m. Tour of Quincy Mine in Hancock 12:40 â?? 1:20 p.m. Tour of Keweenaw National Historic Park Visitors Center with Superintendent Mike Pflaum http://www.keweenawheritagesites.org/site-quincy_mine.php 2:45 â?? 3:15 p.m. Driving tour of Brockway Mountain Drive
Thursday, June 20 â?? Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Marquette)/Pictured Rocks (Munising) 8:30 â?? 8:40 a.m.Lt. Governor Calley will deliver welcome remarks at the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Conference in Marquette"Great Lakes, Great Cities, and Michigan's Reinvention" http://www.marquette2013.com/ 8:40 â?? 11 a.m. Participate in the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiativeâ??s 10th Annual Conference in Marquette 12 â?? 1:30 p.m. Tour of the U.P. Childrenâ??s Museum123 W. Baraga Avenue, Marquette 1:45 â?? 2:45 p.m. Hike Sugarloaf Mountain in Marquette 4 â?? 7 p.m. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Cruise