The Iosco Exploration Trail committee, and in collaboration with Cooper Standard of Oscoda, MI, will kick off the Iosco Exploration Trail (IET) groundbreaking ceremony on September 25, 2018, at 2pm EST, as part of the Iron Belle Trail initiative. The event will take place off Kokosing Road at Loon Lake Park in Hale, MI.
This much anticipated groundbreaking ceremony, in partnership with Cooper Standard, will include a unique experience for Cooper Standard Employees and Iosco Exploration Trail board members. Included in the ceremony will be a brief introduction about the Iosco Exploration Trail, as part of the Iron Belle Trail, by Chair and Plainfield Twp Supervisor, Fred Lewis. Employees from Cooper Standard will be working to pull brush and clear the first mile of this proposed trail. It is a volunteer commitment to provide a service and a thoughtful community partnership. The goal being to assist the IET and help to highlight the beauty in Iosco County by way of supporting the Iosco Exploration Trail non-profit in the groundbreaking endeavor.
The Iosco Exploration Trail (IET) nonprofit was created with the purpose of supporting the ongoing non-motorized trail maintenance, program development with the trail and throughout Iosco County, and more. As part of the Iron Belle Trail, the IET is a 34 mile stretch connecting Oscoda/AuSable to Hale, MI down the River Road National Scenic Byway.
In attendance will be representatives of the Iron Belle Trail committee, US Forest Service, Consumers Energy, Cooper Standard, DNR, members of the Iosco Exploration Trail Board, and is open to the community. Parking at Rollway Resort, attendees will be bussed from the resort to the site due to limited parking on site.
For information on this event or to donate to the Iosco Exploration Trail, please visit www.ioscoexplorationtrail.org or contact IET Secretary, Roberta Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.