GPA News June 2017

They say time flies when you’re having fun.  Seems to me it flies in the summer whether you’re having fun or just keeping busy around the house.  If you’re involved in your community with an organization or two it really gets crazy!  I keep telling myself being busy is good for me.  Hope I’m right. The GPA Fashion Show was a great success.  Kirtland was a perfect venue and their management team couldn’t have been more helpful.  The big room was just right, the … [Read more...]

New Banners!

New banners are hanging on the Business Loop, thanks to the generosity of GPA! … [Read more...]


GPA members are busy making plans for their 2017 events. We'll have a booth at the Grayling Chamber Expo on April 20, and Pictionary is scheduled for April 21. The Fashion Show will be May 20, and is being held at the Community Room at the new Kirtland Health Sciences Building. Changes for that event include having vendors, a time change with a brunch instead of lunch, and a silent auction. The Beautification Committee is just waiting for spring to plant the flowers you see all over town. … [Read more...]

Festival of Trees Winners!

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Festival Of Trees

The Festival of Trees Committee is preparing for this year's big event. Over 55 trees, decorated by area businesses and non-profits will be set up in the Grayling Mini Mall, thanks to the ongoing support of John Cherven. Tickets will be sold from November 12-26, and the drawings will be held on the 27th. For more information, check out … [Read more...]

Junque in the Trunk 2016

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Busy, busy, busy!

Have you noticed the beautiful flowers around town? GPA has been busy working with Michigan's Grayling Mainstreet to make sure that town looks beautiful. … [Read more...]

Fashion Show tickets

For fashion show tickets, call 348-4945 or pick them up at North Country Corner or Northern Girlz (the new Lumberyard Shoppes), or from GPA members. … [Read more...]

Update 3/3

Pictionary, spring beautification, Shop Grayling First Cards and even October's Arts & Crafts Show are currently being worked on. We continue to grow with some awesome new members! Festival of Trees and the Bearly Used Christmas Store were huge successes once again. We're so appreciative of our community being tremendously supportive. New officers have taken over for 2016, and GPA was even nominated for our local Chamber of Commerce's "Member of the Year" award. We have increased our … [Read more...]

Update Oct.5, 2015

Planning is well underway for the upcoming Festival of Trees celebration, Nov.14-29. Be sure to stop at the GPA booth during downtown's Girls Night Out. We'll be in front of Trust Fall Records, Oct.10. Our Beautification Committee is already working to design the flower boxes for next summer. We are now meeting at Gray Rock Pub & Grub, Tuesdays at noon. We always welcome new members! … [Read more...]