Events Calendar

'The Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt' Presentation

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt

A UP4Health Challenge Event

Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 12

2nd floor atrium, NMU Lydia Olson Library

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments served.



Madelyn Ek, Michigan Energy Assistance Program and Superior Watershed Partnership self-sufficiency educator, on the ecological and environmental effects of tobacco litter in and around Lake Superior.

Kevin Piggott, family medicine and preventive medicine physician and healthcare administrator, on the impacts of cigarettes on the human body.


Beach Cleanup

The Superior Watershed Partnership also invites you to participate in the UP4Health Challenge Volunteer Beach Cleanup, beginning at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, at McCarty’s Cove Lighthouse. Help to clean Marquette’s most popular beach in time for the heart of the tourist season. All ages welcome. Please dress appropriately for the weather. For more information, call 906-228-6095, extension 16 or email


Sponsors: UP4Health Challenge, Marquette County Achieve, NMU Lydia Olson Library, NMU Tobacco-free Committee



3rd Floor Atrium, Lydia Olson Library
NMU Campus Map

Event Contact

President's Office

Phone: 227-2526


There is no admission charge.