On December 6, 2016, the Gray Town Council approved the formation of a special committee named the End of Summer Fest Committee. Said Seven (7) Member Committee has the following charge:
- Celebrate and promote the Town of Gray, local businesses, community and school organizations, and Pennell Complex;
- Build on existing, and foster new, collaborative efforts in town;
- Create ‘new childhood’ memories with this (new) fun event and relive ‘old childhood’ memories of Gray’s Old Home Days;
- Educate attendees by offering interactive booth demonstrations and exhibits.