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The Peak to Peak Music Education Association was formed after the death of "Michigan Mike" Torpie, the founder of NedFest (left), to continue the festival and support music education programs in the peak to peak region.
The Peak to Peak Music Education Association presents its very first grant ever to TEENs, Inc., the Nederland Teen Center, to support an after school music tutor.
Michigan Mike's dad, Russ Torpie with Kris, NedFest Coordinator
Mike with Deb,
NedFest Vendor Coordinator
Board of Directors:
Rob Savoy, President
Kristen McFarland, Secretary
Lyn Hanna, Treasurer
Jeffrey Swift, Hospitality
Deb D'Andrea, Vending
Michigan Mike (center with light shirt)
celebrates a successful 2011 NedFest with friends
at the late-night Black Forest show.
Pictured (left to right):
Rob Savoy PPMEA President
Jarod NedFest parking director and volunteer
Happy Jack NedFest volunteer for many years
Michigan Mike Torpie NedFest Founder
Kristen McFarland PPMEA Board, Secretary
Lyn Hanna PPMEA Board, Treasurer
Ben Griffin former PPMEA Board Member
Mark Latiolais PPMEA Board Member