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The Mecosta County Trail Alliance wants to make Big Rapids a Pure Michigan Trail Town.


The organization, which includes the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Parks Department, the city of Big Rapids, and the Big Rapids Jaycees, say they need a new logo and they're asking for the public's help.


Community members are asked to submit a design that would invoke feelings of nature in a combination of blues, greens, and browns.


The logo would be used for marketing and possibly on signage along area trails.


Entry forms are available at the Mecosta County Chamber of Commerce web site (, on their Facebook page, or at the chamber office at 246 North State Street in Big Rapids.


Drawings can be submitted electronically by emailing to


Designs must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.



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