Rep. Canfield recognized by Michigan Academy of Family Physicians

Rep. Edward Canfield this week was recognized by the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians for his House resolution declaring Feb. 22-28 as Family Medicine Week. As a family physician himself, Rep. Canfield knows firsthand the efforts of these individuals and was happy to officially recognize the crucial role they play in keeping Michigan residents healthy….

Rep. Roberts spends day reading to students in Jackson

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Eaton Township last week read to students at Northwest Elementary School in Jackson. Rep. Roberts is visiting schools throughout the 65th District to read to students for March is Reading month. Rep. Roberts will be visiting students at Onsted Elementary School on Friday, March 20. Rep. Roberts also toured the…

Glenn encourages students, parents to consider Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Michigan National Guard program helps with high-school GED State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland encourages local teens aged 16-18 who have dropped out or been expelled from school and their parents to consider a free program administered by the Michigan National Guard that helps students earn a high-school degree and college credits. The next Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy (MYCA) at…

Rep. Afendoulis reads to Breton Downs Elementary for March is Reading Month

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis reads “M is for Mitten” to students at Breton Downs Elementary in March to celebrate March is Reading Month. Authored, illustrated and published in the state of Michigan, “M is for Mitten” uses the alphabet to help teach children important places, people and items that have shaped the state over the…

Students talk with area politicians about issues

The Citizens in Action student group at Delta College Monday, March 9, hosted a “Pizza and Politics” luncheon during which students questioned and discussed issues with Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and two elected officials from Saginaw County. Citizens in Action is comprised of Delta students participating in the Public Achievement program, which is committed to helping prepare students for active citizenship through political awareness,…

Rep. Lucido takes the plunge for Special Olympics Michigan

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido, a Republican from Shelby Township, joined his colleagues for the 4th Annual Legislative Polar Plunge and Push in support of Special Olympics Michigan. Rep. Lucido made his first jump in sunny, 16-degree weather. The Polar Plunge takes place all over the country in cold weather, and is known for the…