News & Events

Surrounding Students with a Community of Support


Stuff the Bus Campaign – July – September
CIS of Northwest Michigan collects a wide range of new and surplus school supplies during the Stuff-the-Bus campaign to distribute to area students.


Lights On Afterschool – October
The CIS After-school program is among more than 7,500 programs across the nation celebrating the importance of out-of-school-time programs. Lights on Afterschool is our way of sending a message to community stakeholders, policy makers, and school officials that afterschool is key to our children’s success and we must keep “the lights on and doors open” after school.


Thanksgiving Luncheon – November
An Elementary School tradition coordinated in partnership with Mancelona Elementary School and Chartwell’s Food Service.  Students invite a guest to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving luncheon in November.


Father Daughter Dance – February
Annual semi-formal event for fathers or father figures and their daughters ages 4-8th Grade.


Golf Outing
Annual event co-sponsored with Mancelona Rotary. Teams of four players compete in the Ironmen Scramble. Lunch is included for each registered team.


CIS 5K Run/Walk – June
A competitive 5k Run/Walk held during the Mancelona Bass Festival.

Registration Form 2017


CIS Glow Run 5K – End of September at Shanty Creek Resorts.