Friday, May 12th
- The Merry Inn, 204 N. Michigan Ave. in Manton, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.;
- Kountry Kitchen, 1920 N. Mitchell St. in Cadillac, from 10 to 11 a.m.;
- Pere Marquette Bistro, 102 E. Upton Ave. in Reed City, from noon to 1 p.m.; and
- Cranker’s Coney Island, 213 S. State St. in Big Rapids, from 2 to 3 p.m.
State Rep. Michele Hoitenga was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2016. She represents the 102nd District, which includes Wexford and Mecosta counties and part of Osceola County that includes Reed City and the townships of Burdell, Cedar, Hartwick, Le Roy, Lincoln, Richmond and Rose Lake.
Rep. Hoitenga serves as chair of the House Communications and Technology Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Regulatory Reform, Insurance and Military and Veterans Affairs committees.
Michele graduated from Buckley High School and earned a degree in human services from Baker College.
Michele and her husband own PhD Consulting, an energy consulting business.
PUBLIC OFFICE AND AFFILIATIONS
Michele served as the mayor of Manton from 2013 to 2016. She has also served as treasurer and president of the Manton Chamber of Commerce and as vice chair of the Wexford County Republican Party. In addition, Rep. Hoitenga is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and director of the Wexford County Women on Target.
Michele and her husband Philip live in Manton. They have two sons, Greg and Tyler. Michele is also a military mom.
Phone: (517) 373-1747