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March 18, 2014

Northwestern Michigan College BBQ projects earmarked

NMC BBQ projects earmarked

TRAVERSE CITY — A group of volunteers selected seven projects to receive funding from Northwestern Michigan College’s annual barbecue.

The projects, including a health occupations simulation lab, application stations for the college’s admissions office and NMC’s Alumni Art Show, will share about $44,000 in funding. Officials will determine exact funding amounts for each project after the May 18 barbecue.

Roughly 10,000 people attend the annual cookout each year, raising more than $1.5 million for college programs and equipment since the fundraiser’s inception in 1956. according to an NMC press release.

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