News & Events

Interested in a Story?

The Portage Health Foundation has plenty of great stories ready to be told that would be of interest locally, regionally and nationally. If you're from a media company and you're interested in talking with PHF for a story for your outlet, please contact Michael H. Babcock, Marketing & Communications Coordinator. He can be reached at mbabcock@phfgive.org.

Latest News and Events from Portage Health Foundation

February 27, 2021

Learn to Cook Delicious Eggroll Bowls with Biblio Bistro

{% video_player "embed_player" overrideable=False, type='scriptV4', hide_playlist=True, viral_sharing=False, embed_button=False, autoplay=False, hidden_controls=False, loop=False, muted=False, full_width=False, width='3840', height='2160',..

February 25, 2021

CLK School’s Police Partnership Crucial in Trauma-Informed Initiative

Think back to that first day of school. It’s full of fresh energy. It’s intimidating and fun. It’s exhausting and exhilarating. In the long run, you remember little from it, but it somehow helps shape the entire school year. Now, imagine the night..

February 17, 2021

Podcast: Karyn Juntunen discusses school gardens, seed saving and more

In the latest PHF Podcast Karyn Juntunen from the Copper Country Intermediate School District joins host Michael H. Babcock and Portage Health Foundation’s (PHF) Director of Community Health Michelle Seguin, M.D. to discuss school gardens, community..

February 16, 2021

30 years in the making, tow rope reopens in Greenland Township

{% video_player "embed_player" overrideable=False, type='scriptV4', hide_playlist=True, viral_sharing=False, embed_button=False, autoplay=False, hidden_controls=False, loop=False, muted=False, full_width=False, width='1920', height='1080',..

February 9, 2021

Podcast: Leah Polzien recaps Calumet Farmers Market's Incredible 2020

The Main Street Calumet Farmers Market had a banner year in 2020. Despite the challenges brought on by a global pandemic, they saw more vendors, more sales, more customers and even extended the market well into the fall for the first time in the..

February 1, 2021

More than 40 scholarships available through Portage Health Foundation

New opportunity for non-traditional student; deadline to apply is March 19

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to announce it has more than 40 scholarships available this year. There are opportunities for students at every public high school..

January 26, 2021

Improving food access through farmers markets focus of RFP

Portage Health Foundation releases $35,000 RFP for farmers markets

Portage Health Foundation has released its farmers market capacity building and food access grant request for proposals (RFP). This is the RFP’s second year. Grant applications are..

January 24, 2021

Maasto Hiihto Cross Country Ski Trails improves grooming capabilities

Portage Health Foundation assists with $3,000 grant

The following press release was written and sent out by the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club

To help keep the reputation of the Copper Country as a world class destination for cross country skiing, the ..

January 19, 2021

Community Recreational Facilities and Resources topic of $120,000 grant opportunity through Portage Health Foundation

Portage Health Foundation has released a request for proposals (RFP) focusing on Community Recreational Facilities and Resources. Up to $120,000 is available. Grant applications are due March 22, 2021. Through three years this RFP has led to 16..

January 7, 2021

Portage Health Foundation reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency

Platinum Seal allows donors to focus on progress and results 

Portage Health Foundation earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar. By sharing metrics that highlight progress, Portage Health..