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by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director School is back in session, the traffic is slowing, and the weather is changing; fall is upon us! This summer has been great. We had new businesses open around town, celebrated the 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon as a community, and had a...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As many of your likely recall, Grayling Main Street (GMSt) hosts an AmeriCorps VISTA member in our office. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve a program for one year, and then often times move on to other opportunities. This week marked the...
To the editor:   “Those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.”  – Voltaire, writer and philosopher   Grayling is changing and that can be scary to some. Change is intimidating because we don’t know what lies ahead of us, but I believe...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall from last week, projects are picking up again with the Grayling Main Street (GMSt) program. Last week I shared with you some targets we are working toward with property owners, Michigan Main Street (MMS), and Michigan...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall, the general mission of the Grayling Main Street (GMSt) program is to build our economy and preserve our historic integrity. The program strives to create a sense of place that holds true to the authenticity of this...
While the Au Sable River is, for many, the center of Crawford County life, sometimes young people in the community grow up without really understanding the importance of the river and how it can enhance their lives. On Monday, July 31, the day after the conclusion of the canoe marathon,...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director August 1st marked my one-year anniversary as a full-time permanent Grayling Main Street (GMSt) Program Director. Much like our former chairperson and incoming chairperson did in the weeks prior to last, I would like to share with you some...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Greetings friends of Grayling Main Street (GMSt)!  I am so glad to be back and cannot wait to get back up to speed on the last two weeks. One would be surprised at the number things that can happen in a program, with great momentum and...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director Greetings readers! I am so delighted to get to share with you, each week, things that are happening in my office, downtown, and around our community. In recent weeks, I have talked about training, building awareness, and GMSt serving the...
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...

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