Discover the fun on Old Hwy. 61

Join the “Discover the Fun on Old Hwy. 61” group for a planning session next week on developing Old Hwy. 61 into a dynamic tourism destination.

The event is set for Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Pine County Courthouse, 635 Northridge Dr. NW, in Pine City. Registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by the planning session from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.

The public is asked to share this invitation with key people in hospitality, retail, recreation, civic or historical groups and economic development. Call 651-674-4077 to RSVP by Aug. 20.

This is a partnership effort with Chisago, Pine and Carlton counties and Onanegozie RC&D with cities, chambers and area businesses along this historic strip of highway. The project was funded in part by the Initiative Foundation, a regional foundation.

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