State Rep. John Roth, of Interlochen, announced he will host local office hours in April in Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Kalkaska counties.
The meetings take place at the following times and locations:
Monday, April 24
Benzie County: Benzie Bus; 11 a.m. – Noon; 14150 US-31, Beulah
Grand Traverse County: Kingsley Village Hall; 3 – 4 p.m.; 207 S. Brownson Ave., Kingsley
Friday, April 28
Kalkaska County: Board of Commissioners Room; Noon – 1 p.m.; 605 N. Birch St., Kalkaska
- Kalkaska County Sheriff Patrick Whiteford will be attending as a special guest.
No appointments are necessary to attend office hours. Those who are unable to attend but would still like to share their thoughts with the representative may call his Lansing office at (517) 373-1766 or email [email protected].
Rep. Roth represents the 104th House District, which includes portions of the following counties: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Manistee and Wexford.
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