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  • The four 18"x24" Coloring Posters were created in 2015 and 2016 by artist Susan Alexander

  • Susan spent hours in the natural areas and the businesses and landmarks of the Traverse City and the Leelanau County areas to capture the beautiful details.

  • There are four designs- two unique ones for Traverse City and two unique ones for Leelanau County

  • Each poster has side panels of each season in the area showing the animals, insects and flowers of the area as well. 

  • The posters also feature drawings of places such as Burritt's, GT Pie, J&S Hamburg, M22, The State Theater, the Martinek Clock, Flower Station, Art's Tavern etc. 

  • Posters have been colored in the past with groups of kids working together or families.

What: The Grand Traverse County Drug Free Coalition is selling 18”x24” colorable posters. The posters come in four unique designs; two Traverse City and two Leelanau posters. The designs include businesses, landmarks, and scenery specific to these areas.  The cost is $8 per poster.

Artist Info:  Susan Alexander is a local artist who lost her daughter to the disease of addiction. She is a passionate supporter of this cause and donated these posters as a way to further efforts to curb addiction and increase availability of resources related to education, prevention and treatment.

Proceeds: All proceeds from the sale of these posters go to support substance use disorder education, prevention, and treatment in our community.

How to Buy: 

  • The posters are currently available at both Oryana locations, Addiction Treatment Service's The PORCH, The Red Dresser, Peninsula Market, Robert Frost, Burritt's Fresh Market, both Oleson locations, and the AREA Posters Facebook page

  • You can contact Lauren Reed at and she will coordinate a pickup with you. Cash, credit cards, or checks, made payable to Catholic Human Services, are accepted. 

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