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Battle of the Boards Cornhole Tournament was a success!

SAIL, Disability Network of the U.P. hosted a Battle of the Boards Cornhole Tournament on August 21, 2021, at the SAIL office (1200 Wright St. Marquette, MI). The tournament consisted of 20 two person teams in a double elimination tournament playing the fun “backyard” style game of cornhole.

All proceeds from the tournament will go into the One in Five Annual Appeal for the purchase of the Action Track Chair. The Action Track Chair assists persons with mobility disabilities access outdoor areas where a regular wheelchair is unable to navigate the terrain. SAIL will utilize this chair in the Single Point for Activities and Recreation (SPAR) and U.P. Vets SERVED health and wellness programming to assist individuals living with a disability get out on trails, sand, and snow to fully experience the beautiful U.P. outdoors!

“We are so grateful for the community support during this event as we recognized the need for the addition of the Action Track Chair to our adaptive equipment inventory. This device will allow our consumers to actively participate in events on terrain that has previously been inaccessible to them.” said Sarah Peurakoski, SAIL Executive Director.

Results of the tournament are as follows: first place winners were a team titled “Bagz B Hangin” and second place winners were a team titled “Kris2 (squared)”. The team titled “Socket to Ya” won the Sportsmanship Award!

We are still accepting direct donations for the Action Track Chair, so, please visit our website and search Our Causes. 


Sponsors of the Battle of the Boards Cornhole Tournament were as follows:

Meijer, Argonics, Dental Associates of Marquette (Teams Lunch Sponsor), UPHP (Teams Lunch Sponsor), CAP Cleaning Services (Teams Lunch Sponsor), Tailored CPA’s, Marketing Department, 906 Dentistry, Broadway Real Estate, Cattron’s Lumber, Peurakoski Family, Shaw Family, Target, Anonymous, Chris Pina/Lucy Wilcox, Transnation Title Insurance, Jess of all Trades, Nina Purtee, Dickinson County Health System, Barrier Free Store (Teams Lunch Sponsor), Range Telecommunications, Anytime Fitness Harvey, UPPCO, Judy Rosemergy, SingleTrack Health, Susan Anderson, Esther Kivisto, SISU Structural Integration, GLOW, Kendricks, Toutant and Bordeau, Ruth and Joann Vanhartesvelt

The Action Trackchair Fund

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U.P. Vets SERVED – A Program for Veterans and Military Families

U.P. Vets SERVED – A Program for Veterans and Military Families

They’ve have always been there for us, now it’s time to be there for them. Served allows veterans and their families an opportunity to reconnect.

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The Action Trackchair Fund

The Action Trackchair Fund

The Action Track Chair assists persons with mobility disabilities access outdoor areas where a regular wheelchair is unable to navigate the terrain.

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SPAR – A Single Point for Activities and Recreation Program

SPAR – A Single Point for Activities and Recreation Program

SPAR was created with the focus of promoting community involvement for individuals with disabilities through an active lifestyle and recreational events.

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Sled Hockey Upper Peninsula Sled Cats

Sled Hockey Upper Peninsula Sled Cats

Sled hockey provides opportunity for many types of disabilities and there are opportunities available in the area for competition. Popularity is rapidly growing as players are “hooked” once they touch the ice.

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