Local resident visits Capitol as part of special recognition
State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., on Thursday praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving his resolution declaring Feb. 1, 2018, as Blue Star Mothers Day in Michigan.
Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., is a national organization of mothers whose sons and daughters serve in the nation’s armed forces. Sherry Kramer, a resident of Harbor Beach and president of the Department of Michigan Officers, was in attendance.
“We must recognize the contributions Blue Star Mothers of America have made to our state and nation,” said Canfield, of Sebewaing. “It is an honor to recognize Blue Star Mothers who ensure emotional support and respect for the community.”
Rep. Canfield, who is a U.S. Navy veteran, visited with members of the Blue Star Mothers of America in the House chamber.
There also members of the Legislature who are Blue Star Mothers.
House Resolution 242 was adopted with overwhelming bipartisan support.