Real People Media was nominated for a Spark Plug award for The Red Jacket Jamboree, old-time radio variety show! The nomination is for "Project of the Year" The Spark Plug awards recognized individuals, businesses and organizations in a number of categories.
"We just want the community to recognize the businesses, the organizations, the projects, that help the community grow. It's just giving recognition to those that work hard and deserve it," said Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce member relations and events coordinator Whitney Warstler.
The annual award ceremony is Thursday, March 1st at the Bonfire Steak House in Houghton.
Real People Media would like to acknowledge the staff and volunteers who have helped bring the Red Jacket Jamboree to life! To date we have recorded 6 one-hour radio shows which share the stories, songs and history of the Keweenaw Peninsula with the rest of the state. The nomination gives testimony to the hard work of these individuals.
The Red Jacket Jamboree is presented by Main Street Calumet and Real People Media. The 2017/2018 season is funded with a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, The Leo S. Guthman Fund, the Keweenaw National Historical Park, Philip and Marlene Glotfelty and private donors plus in-kind support from dozens of local businesses.