The City of St. Clair will be hosting an open community forum Thursday evening to present first impressions about the city’s strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of first-time visitors. FIT, which is short for the First Impressions Tourism assessment, is a comprehensive community assessment the City of St. Clair successfully applied to participate in last year. Overall, FIT helps communities learn about their strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of first-time visitors. This is done through an assessment aimed at leading development, based on program results.
The final FIT assessment involves assessing the community, developing community leadership, sharing results in an open community forum, and providing suggestions to drive community action. Results of the assessment will be shared at the forum this evening. Residents and community leaders will be present to hear findings and listen to suggestions. The event is free, but space is limited and attendees are asked to register on the MSU Extension website. The event will take place at Pine Shores Golf Course at 6 p.m.