MARQUETTE— The United States Olympic Education Center has designated July as Olympic Month. Ten local businesses will make contributions or donate portions of their July sales to the USOEC to provide financial support for student athletes.
Community members are encouraged to visit participating restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations in Marquette County. These include Coca Cola, Econo Foods, Super One Foods, Jim’s Jubilee Foods, Josephs Super Value, Wal-Mart, Holiday Station Stores, Citgo Stations, Pasta Shop and The Landmark Inn,
Other Olympic Month sponsors include ESPN Radio 970 WZAM, Q107 – WMQT, the Mining Journal and WLUC –TV6.
To learn more about the USOEC and Olympic Month, please log on to www.usoec.nmu.edu or call (906) 227-2888.
Media Relations Coordinator
July 9, 2008