Lappan Agency is Platinum Sponsorship of Thunder Bay Maritime Festival

Tom Lappan, President and Co-owner of the Lappan Agency, Inc., presented the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) a check for $4,000 as Platinum Sponsor of the 18th Annual Thunder Bay Maritime Festival.  A third-generation, family owned business started in 1931 by C.C. “Sam” Lappan, grandfather of the current owners, brothers Tom, Steve [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:22:56+00:00June 14th, 2018|Maritime Festival|Comments Off on Lappan Agency is Platinum Sponsorship of Thunder Bay Maritime Festival

Annual Wooden Boat Raffles Kick Off This Weekend

Over the past several years the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) has strived to raise funds for the sanctuary’s youth education programs and community outreach by raffling wooden boats made by local community boat building programs in northeast Michigan. One of the most successful events for raffle sales is coming up this [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:22:49+00:00June 14th, 2018|Boat Raffle|Comments Off on Annual Wooden Boat Raffles Kick Off This Weekend

Thank You for Making Sixth Annual Film Festival a Record Breaker!

Thanks to you -- our sponsors, ticket holders, aspiring student and professional filmmakers, and volunteers -- the Thunder Bay International Film Festival (TBIFF) sold out for three consecutive nights! Collectively, from Rogers City to Harrisville for the first two nights, and in Alpena for two nights and two days of full programming, the festival had [...]

By |2018-02-23T20:00:16+00:00February 18th, 2018|Event, Film Festival|Comments Off on Thank You for Making Sixth Annual Film Festival a Record Breaker!

Penobscot 14 Raffle Winner

Winner of Locally Built, Handcrafted Wooden Classic Boat from Scottville, Michigan The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary announced the winner of the Penobscot 14 handcrafted, classic wooden boat that was built by the Thunder Bay Community Boat Builders, with the finishing done by Heritage Coast Sailing and Rowing, Inc. (HCS&R). Of the 1,260 [...]

By |2017-11-21T19:56:40+00:00October 13th, 2017|Boat Raffle|Comments Off on Penobscot 14 Raffle Winner