Established through the generosity and vision of the late Fred Currier, the BBICF is a non-profit organization that seeks to fund programs that will enrich island life by preserving and enhancing the island's natural beauty and continually improve the health and safety of all visitors and residents of Bois Blanc Island. Grants from the Foundation can be used to fund programs that address educational, environmental, cultural, and other needs of the Island.
The book discussions are open to all Islanders and guests, male and female. Meetings are held in member's homes in July and August. The books are decided by vote at one of the discussions, and the titles for the next year are posted in mid-August. In late May, signs are posted with the year's titles, dates, times, and hostesses. This information is also found in the Tatler Newsletter. For more information contact Chris McAfee at 231-634-7267
Episcopal. All are welcome. Services are held at 10:30 a.m. Sundays in July and August. A coffee hour after the service is held in the Hoover Community Building.
To rent church and/or Hoover Community Buildingl, contact Joyce Peccon: 724-366-0005
Weddings, Christenings, Funerals, and meetings
Nondenominational. All are welcome. Services are held at 11:00 a.m. Sundays in June, July, August, and September. Fun Night: games, food, and talk for all ages on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in July and August.
The BBI Historical Society for the Library and Museum has been active since the early 1980s and has assessed collections that range from newspaper articles, postcards, archeological finds, books, and much more. They rely solely on volunteers, board members, and island residents to maintain and support the organization. The museum and library are open in July and August on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Bois Blanc Island Wildlife Association, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3, non-profit group that promotes the care and conservation of Island wildlife. Items, such as corn and hay, are purchased and distributed to help supplement feed during the winter months.