The UPside - Nov. 7, 2022
This week’s UPsiders are the Makelas from Gwinn.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Makelas have been volunteering to help their community with everything from cancer fundraisers to the U.P. Honor Flight for more than a decade.
Paul and Pat Makela are Gwinn residents are members of the Little Lake American legion post, and love to help with fundraising efforts. Pat is a volunteer with U.P. Pink Power. He helps with golf outings, fundraisers, and serving as a support driver during the annual walk. Paul was asked to be a guardian for the Honor Flight 12 years ago and is still involved today. The Makelas also help fundraise for the Forsyth Township Library.
Paul and Pat make the Gwinn area a better place, because they volunteer their time to help with so many organizations. That is why Pat and Paul Makela are this week’s upsiders, for making a difference to the people of Upper Michigan.
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