Mackinac Straits Health Systems
Educational and Fundraising Events for the Community

MSHS has some key events each year that raise money, educate, or bring attention to a community need.

Hooping for a Cure – 2021!

Plans are underway for the 13th Hooping For A Cure in 2021. Proceeds from this fundraiser help the Mackinac Straits Health Foundation support the “No Cancer Patient Left Behind” program. There are many ways to participate this year with a 50/50 Raffle, Online Auction and T-shirt sales. More details will be announced soon. For more information, call (906) 328-0006.

COVID Vaccine Information

St. Ignace Vaccine Clinics

Mackinac Straits Health System is working with LMAS District Health Department, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa and other local partners to coordinate community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in St.Ignace. As soon as shipment of more vaccines can be confirmed, we will announce opportunity for the community members that qualify to make an appointment to get their first dose of the vaccine. These clinics will be by appointment only, no walk-ins are available. For those who qualify for the current priority groups, you can get on the appropriate waiting list through the local health department website,

St. Ignace Rock & Run – 2021

The 2021 St. Ignace Rock & Run is set for Saturday, May 22, 2021. Plans currently call for a 10-K Run and a 5-K Run or Walk with proceeds helping the Mackinac Straits Health Foundation. There will be an opportunity to participate virtually. More details announced soon. For information, call (906) 328-0006.

Jewel at Mackinac Golf Outing

Save the date for the annual Jewel at Mackinac Golf Tournament on Mackinac Island, Thursday, August 26, 2021. Proceeds help the Mackinac Straits Health Foundation. More details coming soon.

Purple Volleyball Game

The Evergreen Living Center is organizing a Purple Volleyball Game on Thursday, September 23, 2021 featuring St. Ignace High School at Cedarville. It will include sponsorships and information on Dementia Awareness. For more information, call (906) 643-0478.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Save the date for the St. Ignace Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 outside of the Evergreen Living Center. Sponsorships available. Call (906) 643-0478.