Rep. Afendoulis welcomes retiring Fire Chief Versluys to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Grand Rapids Twp. Fire Department Chief Bob Versluys was the guest of Rep. Lynn Afendoulis in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Afendoulis also presented Versluys with a tribute honoring his 44 years of…

Grand Rapids-area representatives participate in veterans home groundbreaking

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: State Representatives Mark Huizenga, Lynn Afendoulis, Thomas Albert, Rachel Hood, and Joe Tate participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for a new Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. The facility is part of a statewide plan to modernize long-term care for veterans in need and will include a total of 128…

Rep. Afendoulis welcomes students to Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis welcomed a group of third grade students from Pine Island Elementary School to the Capitol on Thursday. The representative gave a tour of the House floor and answered questions on state government.

Rep. Afendoulis invites local student to State of the State Address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township welcomed Haley Denton, a student at Northview High School, to the House floor for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address. “I want to engage the citizens of my district in the government they fund,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I want them to understand how…

2019 Freshman Legislators

Our incoming freshman legislators took a minute for a photo on the House floor while at the Capitol for orientation.