PRESS RELEASE: ELK RAPIDS VOTED BEST LOCAL VILLAGE IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN

The Village of Elk Rapids was the recipient of the 2022 Simply the Best award in the category of “Best Local Village.” Readers of the Record Eagle Newspaper vote annually on this award.

Other contestants in the Travel & Tourism category included Northern Michigan villages of Suttons Bay, Frankfort, Northport, and Cedar.

The award coincides with numerous efforts to strengthen community dialogue and collaboration to ensure that the village continues its reputation as a delightful community. Thanks to the work of several energetic volunteers and staff, Elk Rapids was recently awarded the Pure Michigan Trail Town designation, conducted its first Citizens Academy, and initiated a community assessment to determine the values, goals, and priorities of Elk Rapids area.

“The readers of the Record Eagle confirmed what we already know, which is that Elk Rapids is a great place to live, work, and recreate,” said James Janisse, Village President. “We have strong local businesses, involved citizens, two best in class marinas, and a beautiful coastal environment. On behalf of the Village, thank you for this award and we’re excited to continue our forward progress as a community”

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2022-09-30 │ PR │ ELK RAPIDS VOTED BEST LOCAL VILLAGE IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN