Rep. Cavitt, R-Cheboygan, welcomes Michigan’s 36th annual State Christmas tree to Lansing.
For the first time, Michigan’s Christmas Tree is from Presque Isle County. Rep. Cam Cavitt was honored to welcome the 60-foot spruce to Lansing, Tuesday.
“Seeing this not-so-little piece of our Northeastern Michigan community on the doorstep of our Capitol is incredible,” said Cavitt, R-Cheboygan. “Having the opportunity to be a part of this great endeavor has been a highlight of my time in Lansing.”
The tree was donated by Onaway resident, Victor Ruppert. Ruppert gifted the tree in honor of his late wife, Shirley, who passed away in September 2022. Last week, Cavitt had the opportunity to help cut the tree down and prepare it for its journey to Lansing.
“I’m so grateful that Mr. Ruppert made this heartfelt donation,” Cavitt said. “Our entire Presque Isle community is proud that Shirley’s memory will be honored in Lansing this Christmas season.”
Now standing prominently on the Capitol lawn, the tree is one of only 13 others to come from Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Annually, the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget conducts a state-wide search for a spruce or fir tree at least 60-feet tall.
The tree will be lit at the Lansing ‘Silver Bells’ celebration on November 17.
“Please encourage anyone affected by the plant closing to contact my office. We can help guide them through the unemployment process and be a resource as they navigate this difficult time,” Cavitt said. “People are waking up to difficult news this morning. Please know that you do not have to go through this alone. There is a whole community behind you. We’re ready to help.”
“The Democrat majority forced through terrible gun legislation that I opposed at every level,” Cavitt said. “Bills like these set a dangerous precedent for violating Second Amendment rights. I’m committed to undoing these dangerous policies. Our constitutional rights are the bedrock to our society, and we must hold up and honor those rights. However, the radical Democrat plan is now law and people need to be prepared.”
“People harvest deer year-round. Whether it’s farmers with nuisance licenses or a surplus of deer during hunting season, there are always extra deer that need to be processed,” said Cavitt, R-Cheboygan. “MSAH gets the deer to processors and ensures all resulting venison gets to the dinner tables of people who need it.”
State Rep. Cam Cavitt, R-Cheboygan, will soon host local office hours in Presque Isle and Cheboygan. The meetings will take place at the following time and location: Saturday, February 24 Presque Isle District Library, 1 to 2 p.m., 18132 Lake Esau Hwy. in Presque Isle. Monday, February 26 State Street Coffee, 1 to 2 p.m., […]