Local bank president joins Rep. VanderWall for State of the State

Photo Information: State Rep. Curt VanderWall (right), of Ludington, hosted Ray Biggs (left), president of West Shore Bank in Ludington and immediate past chairperson of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, as his guest on the House floor during Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. The governor discussed priorities for the coming year during…

Rep. VanderWall invites local pastor to lead House invocation

Pastor Brian Ford from Living Word Church of Ludington gave the invocation before the Michigan House of Representatives at the state Capitol on Wednesday as the guest of Rep. Curt VanderWall. House tradition calls for a representative or clergy member to begin each session with a prayer. “Pastor Ford gave an inspiring invocation at the…

Rep. VanderWall joined by first responder for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Curt VanderWall, of Ludington, hosted Zeeland Firefighter Ty VanderWall as his guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past year.

Rep. VanderWall treats House colleagues to Ludington products

Legislator follows tradition after passage of first bill State Rep. Curt VanderWall today treated his fellow House members to muffins made by a Ludington bakery with cherries from a Ludington co-op. VanderWall, of Ludington, followed a Michigan House tradition of sharing a treat or product with other legislators highlighting his home district upon passage of…

Rep. VanderWall attends State of the State

State Rep. Curt VanderWall, R-Ludington, is joined by his wife, Diane, to listen to the governor’s State of the State address on the House floor on Tuesday evening. ###

Rep. VanderWall sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Curt VanderWall was today sworn in on the House floor by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Rep. VanderWall was joined by his family, in back from left, son, Hunter, wife, Diane, daughter-in-law, Holly, and son Nick who was accompanied by his leader dog, Toby. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the ceremonial…