Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we maintain a busy calendar of informational and fundraising events to support the excellent work being done at Munson Healthcare hospitals. Community groups often hold events to benefit Munson Healthcare programs, projects and services. Upcoming events include:

9th Annual Chip in Fore Munson Hospice

Date: Thursday and Friday, September 19 and 20
Time: Multiple Events
Location: LochenHeath Golf Club, 7951 Turnberry Circle, Williamsburg

Schmuckal Oil Company and LochenHeath host the 9th Annual Chip in Fore Munson Hospice on September 19 and 20. Since its start, this event has raised over $566,000 for Munson Hospice, whose mission is to help those find peace, joy, and comfort during the final phase of life. Come participate in the Chip in Fore Munson Hospice Golf Scramble for a good cause - click here for more details. Don't forget to purchase your Legacy Light Luminary!

POMH Auxiliary Tri Up North Triathlon

Date: Sunday, September 22
Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Location: Mineral Springs Park, 630 Main Street, Frankfort

The Tri Up North Triathlon is a bike, paddle, and run triathlon in Frankfort, Michigan hosted by the Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. This event features two different courses: the Classic 10 mile and the Challenger 22 mile. Funds raised from the 2019 triathlon will support Community Wellness Programs at the Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness Center in Frankfort. Click here to learn more and register!

Paint the Town Pink

Date: Thursday, October 3
Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Downtown Manistee

Mark your calendars for Manistee Hospital's 12th Annual Paint the Town Pink to promote breast cancer awareness. This annual event promotes breast cancer awareness and honors those affected by breast cancer. Make a donation online or consider buying a bow to honor a loved one for Paint the Town Pink on October 3. This event is free for all to join. Click here to learn more about supporting women's services at Manistee Hospital.

26th Annual Remembrance Run

Date: Saturday, October 12
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Timber Ridge Resort, 4050 E Hammond Road, Traverse City

The Remembrance Run is a 5K Run/Walk event, hosted by the Traverse City Track Club, to recognize the friends and family who have been challenged with breast cancer. Since its inception in 1994, this event has raised more than $240,000 for the Women's Cancer Fund. Tickets are $30 and registration opens July 29. Click here to learn more about how you can participate.

Giving Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, December 3
Time: All Day
Location: Online at Munson Healthcare Foundations website

Help us reach our goal of raising $30,000 for our hospitals! A donation on Tuesday, December 3 will have double the impact, thanks to a matching agreement from a generous donor. Select from three different funds: Innovation Fund, Patient Needs Fund, or Hospice Fund. Click here to make your tax-deductible donation.

Grayling Lights of Love Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, December 4
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Grayling Hospital Lobby, 1100 Michigan Avenue, Grayling

Remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones during the holiday season at Grayling Hospital's Lights of Love Ceremony. Proceeds of this year's ceremony will go towards the purchase of a portable Electrocardiogram (EKG). Click here to learn more about how to participate.

Charlevoix Hospital Holly Daze

Date: Friday, December 6
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Castle Farms, 5052 M-66, Charlevoix

Don't miss the 27th Annual Holly Daze event at Castle Farms. Tickets are $125 per person and include beverages, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and participation in a silent and live auction. Proceeds from this beloved celebration will support the Charlevoix Hospital. Space is limited - RSVP today!

Host an Event

Events planned by community groups are an important source of funds for Munson Healthcare Foundations. We benefit from numerous events held throughout the year, including the annual Bras for a Cause, Black Bear Gran Fondo, Cadillac Gold Ball, Chip in Fore Munson Hospice, Remembrance Run, and others.

We are here to help you have a successful event, from completing your external event application, to planning your event and working with the media to publicize it. Our fundraising guidelines outline how we can help you with your event, as well as the legal guidelines required for our external event sponsors and organizers.

Learn more about hosting an event to help support Munson Healthcare Foundations.