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Mio celebrates First Dam Race

celebrating first dam race with new director
Peggy Smutek, previous director, and Danny Medina, current director of the First Dam Canoe Race. The Canoe Cake was made by Jennifer Meadows of St. Helen. ~ Photo by Tracy Constance


OSCODA COUNTY- Mio’s First Dam Canoe Race was presented by the Oscoda County Canoe Racing Association and the MCRA on Sat. Aug 26 and 27. The event was coordinated by Danny Medina. Community spectators and racers enjoyed lunch in the Oscoda County Park after the races.

Aaron and Alan Putnam
Aaron and Alan Putnam participating in the First Dam Canoe Race in Mio. ~ Photo Courtesy of Crystal Brabant
Doug Dalman and Sean Casey
Doug Dalman and Sean Casey competing in the Mio “First Dam”
Canoe Challenge. See page 11 for story and photos. ~ Photo Courtesy of Crystal Brabant


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