Rep. Howrylak welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak welcomed Pastor Andrew Kim to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Kim is teaching pastor of Kensington Church in Troy. Joining them at the rostrum is House Speaker Pro Tempore Lee Chatfield.

Howrylak honors parents for 50 years of marriage

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak introduced his parents on the House floor, today, in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary, presenting them with a special tribute. Frank and Yvonne Howrylak, of Troy, were married on February 24, 1968.

Rep. Johnson welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Steve Johnson (right) welcomed Pastor Randy Hekman (center) to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Hekman is a former Kent County Judge and is currently the Executive Director of The Grand Awakening, a coalition praying for revival in West Michigan. Joining them at the…

Local representatives celebrate Older Michiganians Day

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Brandt Iden and Beth Griffin meet with members of the Kalamazoo Area Agency on Aging group on the Capitol lawn.  Older Michiganians Day is an annual rally that takes place on the lawn of the Capitol.  The event brings together hundreds of seniors, aging service providers, and senior advocates to meet…