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by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director Last week I discussed the great session we had with some of the downtown business community regarding ways Grayling Main Street (GMSt) could better serve them. We got feedback on services, trainings, and events that would be beneficial as...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall from last week, Grayling Main Street (GMSt) staff and volunteers were coordinating a meeting with downtown business owners to discuss how we could better serve them as a Main Street organization. Today, I will share with...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall Grayling Main Street (GMSt) is preparing for a Refresh with the National and Michigan Main Street Centers this summer. One of the tasks we have been given in preparation is to evaluate the programming currently offered in...
To the editor: I was horrified to read in a recent Avalanche article that Chronic Wasting Disease in deer is caused by prions.  Prions? As in – hey, remember mad cow disease? Yes. The proper name for it is Cervid (deer, elk, etc.,) or Bovine (cows) spongiform encephalopathy. If you take those...
To the editor: I have just finished reading “Logging Heroism” from the June 1 Avalanche.  Reading this was hard for me because at the moment I (as others in my area) am concerned about the quality of my water due to PFC contamination that was found in monitor wells at the Army Airfield.  All...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Executive Director Is anyone else surprised that it is June? I certainly am! With all the exciting things happening Downtown, this year seems to just be flying by. Over the last few of weeks, I have shared with you the value that community support supplies...
Each year on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.  The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is “Tobacco – a...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall, last week I discussed the importance of community involvement and volunteers for the ongoing success of the Grayling Main Street (GMSt) program.  Volunteers are only one piece of the GMSt development puzzle.  Another...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director The cornerstone of the Grayling Main Street (GMSt) program is community support.  The community built this program, they have sustained it, and they are a vital ingredient to its ongoing success. As you may recall, last week I shared...
To the editor: Back in the 1970s when I moved to Grayling there was Ben Franklin’s where craft supplies and all kinds of kitchen gadgets and wonderful kids toys could be purchased. There was Laurine’s where beautiful affordable clothing was sold (tons of Levi’s). Olson’s had their shoe store....

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