All systems are go, as we move ahead with plans for the August 22 festival. We are planning to have silent, live and online auctions in addition to Ma and Brother Bill’s Polish Dinner, live music, a $3,800 cash raffle, and children’s games. Auction donations have been received from: Leon Jarema Aviation; Paga Family Dentistry: True Pest Control; Boyne Co-op True Value Hardware; Bob Mathers Ford; Beaver Island Boat Company; Mackinac State Historic Parks; Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry; Bill’s Farm Market; Hickerson Floor and Tile Haus; Boyne Mountain Resort; Tim Lequier; Patty Burke; Mary Ann Johnson; and Joe Abdella. Sponsorships have been received from Bayko Concrete Services (Platinum); Gutter Pros/Seal Pros (Platinum); Mark Patrick, State Farm Insurance (Platinum); K of C Council 6314 (Platinum); and Lynda’s Real Estate Service (Platinum). Parishioners are encouraged to drop off auction donations of services or new goods and cash sponsorships at the church office.