Briefs 12.20.18

Walk With Ease class offered - Crawford County MSU Extension is offering a free six-week Walk With Ease class. The course begins on Monday, January 7, from 4-5 p.m. The class will meet three times per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) at the Grayling Elementary School. The program will feature discussion on osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, managing stiffness and pain, tips on proper clothing and equipment, and stretching/strengthening exercises. To register, call (989) 344-3264 ext. 1 or email
Veterans can get ride to VA hospital - Veterans living in Crawford, Kalkaska, Roscommon, Otsego, or Ogemaw counties can arrange to be picked up along the I-75 corridor for a ride to the VA hospital by a Disabled American Veterans van. Call the Veterans Service Office at (989) 344-3861.
Have an upcoming event? Announce it here - Do you have an upcoming event to announce in the Briefs? The basic guidelines: Must be a public event in Crawford County. Upcoming event announcements can run one time in the Briefs. Public events or services that are ongoing may run once per month. Deadline for submission is noon on Monday each week. Submit Brief items to the Avalanche via email at or in person at the Avalanche office (102 Michigan Avenue). Please provide event date, time, place, appropriate details, a contact person’s email address, and a contact person’s phone number. There is no cost to be included in the Briefs.

Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806

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