Community meeting

Develop Iosco hosts the first community meeting of 2022 | Entertainment

EAST TAWAS – Develop Iosco (DI) invites business owners, civic leaders and community members interested in economic development to attend its first quarterly community meeting of 2022.

DI recently announced the launch of the Marketing Blueprint survey facilitated by the nationally recognized Golden Shovel Agency. The results of the survey, which identified detailed needs and priorities for economic development throughout Iosco County, will be presented at the meeting. Meeting participants will engage in breakout sessions related to key survey priorities.

The meeting will also include acknowledgment of the project’s funding sources, the Consumers Energy Foundation and NEMCOG, as well as an update from host site Plainfield Township regarding its current economic development activities, including the Iosco Exploration Trail.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Eagle Pointe Plaza, 415 E. Main Street in Hale. There are virtual and in-person participation options. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, go to and click on the “To register” link.

Develop Iosco is a voluntary, nonprofit 501-c-3 organization serving as an organizer and facilitator for economic development activities in Iosco County related to business development, access to community connectivity, and lodging. As an economic development organization, DI promotes Iosco County as a place for business growth to improve the quality of life for current and new residents.