Briefs 7.27.2023

Camp Grayling to host 5K
Camp Grayling will host a Northern Strike 5K Run/Walk/Ruck on Sunday, August 6, at 10 a.m. Event will raise money for the USO, Camp Grayling WARP fund, and NGAM Scholarship for Leadership & Service. Entry fee is $40 or $25 for students/soldiers/veterans. Prizes for the top finishers and most patriotic. Participants must pre-register at
Sellers can register for Junque in the Trunk
The Grayling Promotional Association is accepting applications for sellers for the 2023 Junque in the Trunk garage sale event slated for Saturday, September 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grayling Tractor Supply parking lot. Applications are available at the Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce (234 Michigan Avenue).
Register for forest management workshop
Join the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Michigan State University Extension from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 11, at Kirtland Community College in Grayling for a one-day introductory workshop that will share the basics of forest management. Forest resource professionals will discuss forest management options in between field trips to the AJD Sawmill and the Arauco particleboard plant. A variety of forestry experts, consultants, and service providers will give short presentations about their work and be available for questions throughout the day. The workshop cost is $10; a light breakfast and lunch are included. Register online through Michigan State University Extension by August 7 to reserve your spot. Questions? Contact Julie Crick at 989.275.7179.
Have an upcoming event? Announce it here
Submit Brief items to the Crawford County Avalanche via email at or in person at the Avalanche office (108 Michigan Avenue). Please provide event date, time, place, appropriate details, and a contact person’s email address. 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. There is no cost to be included in the Briefs. Brief page items are for local events, or outings elsewhere involving local people.

Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

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

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