Advancing Health and Wellness in the West End Community

The West End Health Foundation defines the West End as the City of Ishpeming and City of Negaunee and the following Townships; Champion, Ely, Humboldt, Ishpeming, Michigamme, Negaunee, Republic, Richmond and Tilden. Programs and services offered in these locations and to benefit the residents of these municipalities are a priority.
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Event Postponed to Dec. 5, 2020. stay tuned!

The West End Health Foundation (WEHF) is excited to partner with RAMBA and Start The Cycle bike group to bring you something WEIRD!

The West End Indoor Race Day, better known as The WEIRD, is cyclists racing bikes mounted on trainers! The event will be held Saturday, December 5th at the Ishpeming Armory.  As we plan for this upcoming event, we are proud to announce ALL of the funds raised will return to the community through the continued work on our trails and getting at risk kids involved in a healthier lifestyle through biking.

Join us Saturday, December 5  at The Ishpeming Armory located at 900 Palms Ave, Ishpeming, MI 49849.


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The West End Indoor Race Day, better known as The WEIRD, originally scheduled for Saturday March 14th, has been rescheduled to Saturday December 5th. HOWEVER, the West End Health Foundation, Start The Cycle and RAMBA can not wait to give away the Rocky Mountain Pipeline Alloy 50 mountain bike and get it out on the trails! A LIVE raffle drawing will be held Saturday evening, May 9th from the ABCTV10 newsroom during American Idol. We will also be on The WEIRD Facebook Page LIVE! There is still time to join in on a chance to win this fabulous mountain bike! The $10 tickets are available until May 4th by mailing a check with your name and contact information to: West End Health Foundation P.O. Box 211 Ishpeming, MI 49849 Or call Pam Christensen at The West End Health Foundation at (906) 869-4617 to purchase tickets over the phone. All money raised from this raffle will be used to fund the continuing work of RAMBA on trails and the Start The Cycle’s work with at-risk youth in our Community. More details about The WEIRD, now rescheduled to Saturday December 5th, 2020 will be announced soon!

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UP Children's Therapy

UP Children’s Therapy received their check for the proceeds generated from the 2018 Spring Fling. The funds will go towards their Summer Speech Program, which provides 6 weeks of either individual or group therapy to children generally between 3 and 12 years old.

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