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by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director As Grayling Main Street (GMSt) transitioned into the new director, and new Volunteer In Service To America (VISTA), the momentum of the community was building. The partnership between GMSt and Project Rising Tide (PRT) grew stronger every...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Executive Director  Grayling Main Street (GMSt) racked up countless additions in 2016.  Teaming with the Project Rising Tide (PRT) steering committee, building new events, and welcoming new team members were some of the accomplishments for the start of the...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director Grayling Main Street (GMSt) was off to a running start when 2016 began.  Working with the City of Grayling and several other local organizations on the Project Rising Tide (PRT) initiative was going well, and GMSt was granted Branding and...
To the editor: What is “art”? After asking myself what the word “art” really meant, I did an extensive search on the Internet. Rather quickly, I discovered that the word “art” is almost as hard to define as “the meaning of life”; however, I was able to put together a few good lines, all taken...
To the editor: I hope you print this. It is so true. They are so lucky to live in a country as beautiful as America and enjoy the freedom seniors past and present fought for. (Editor’s note: The following quoted material is an excerpt from a letter to the editor in the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-...
To the editor: I read Rep. Bruce Rendon’s Viewpoint article “It’s been a pleasure to serve you” in the Dec. 29 issue of the Avalanche. He says he is proud to have supported the repeal of the Michigan Business Tax. That repeal was a huge corporate welfare windfall with little benefit trickling...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director In 2015 Grayling Main Street (GMSt) completed its first full year as a Select Level Main Street community, welcomed a new director, hosted events in Downtown Grayling, ramped up design services for business and property owners, and...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director In the spring of 2015 Grayling Main Street (GMSt) was at its first major turning point since becoming a Select Level Main Street Community in the spring of 2014.  The search for its second director had begun and there were new faces and...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director  As you know, Grayling has been a Select Level Main Street Community since the spring of 2014.  Since then we have been working toward economic redevelopment and historic preservation of our downtown using the Main Street 4-Point Approach...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Executive Director As you know, Grayling is a Michigan Main Street Community. Last week, I gave some background on the program, and how Grayling became involved. This week, I’m providing a little more detail on the structure of the Michigan Main Street...

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