The Bay Days Planning Committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the weekend a huge success. Whether you attended the event, helped sponsor or helped spread the word about Bay Days, we are so grateful. A special thank you to each and every volunteer that played a role in this celebration. Volunteers make this event happen and we could not do it without a crew of them.
Our sponsors this year were amazing. They contributed to over half of our event budg...
2017 BAY DAYS RAFFLE WINNERS!
FIRST PLACE: ERIN O'BRIEN
SECOND PLACE: JIM FRASSEL
THIRD PLACE: JEAN JAMES
Congratulations to all of our winners! We would like to thank everyone who purchased a raffle ticket to help support the Bay Days Celebration!
Pictured below: Erin O'Brien and family with their first place prize (and event UTVs loaned to us by Duluth Lawn and Sport).
The 2017 Bay Days Parade winners are as follows:
FIRST PLACE: NORTH SHORE BARBER SHOP
SECOND PLACE: MARINER ROBOTICS
THIRD PLACE: FLAG BRIGADE
Thanks to everyone that participated or came to watch!
Bay Days would like to announce The Viola's as the 2017 Bay Days King and Queen.
John 'Buck' and Pat Viola were married in 1950. They lived in Lansing, Michigan. They had three sons; Chris, Mark and Jesse. They moved to Silver Bay in 1960. Buck was a civil engineer for Reserve Mining Company. Pat worked in accounting and as an assistant cashier at the Silver Bay State Bank (which was later Norwest Bank and is now Wells Fargo). Pat belonged to Sit & Knit, American Cancer Society, and Investment Club. She bowled, golfed and curled. Buck belonged to wood shop, golfed, and coached hockey(since they day they moved here). He helped start the outdoor rink. Together they enjoyed camping, fishing and hockey!
Congratulations, Buck and Pat. We are honored to have you as our King and Queen.
Bay Days would like to announce Rose Elam as the 2017 Bay Days Grand Marshall. She was nominated as a way to say thank you for all of her volunteer service she has given our community.
Rose has lived in Silver Bay for over 60 years. She has 4 wonderful children. She has volunteer for the Minnesota Veterans Home-In Beauty Shop and the kitchen, Junior Bowling, Junior Golf, and Reader at Church. She is a volunteer driver for the Cancer society, a Board Member at the County Club, and a Meals on Wheels driver. She is a Kentucky Colonel (for life) which was presented by the Kentucky governor.
Congratulations, Rose. This is a well deserved honor.