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Last Updated: 09/17/2019

September, 2019

18 Senator Jim Runestad Fall Breakfast
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Joe Martin - 734-347-0949
martin3jt@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
18 Rep. Graham Filler "Let the Games Begin" Welcome Back Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI
Contact: Kate Upton
kate@ele3events.comAdd to Calendar
18 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
18 Rep. Brian Elder – Lunch Reception
12:00 PM Location: The Governors Room, 121 W Allegan St., Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
mark.salogar@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
18 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
19 Rep. Michael Webber Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI
Contact: Charles Visser
charles.visser12@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
19 Fall Breakfast Reception Supporting House Majority Floor Leader Triston Cole
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Madalyn Holyfield - 517-927-4237.
mholyfield@sterlingcorporation.com Add to Calendar
19 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
19 Rep. Kristy Pagan – Brunch Reception
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
Kristy@kristypagan.comAdd to Calendar
19 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
19 Rep. Christine Greig - Wine for the Win
4:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers, 332 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP to AJ Ennis
aennis@mihousedems.comAdd to Calendar
20 Rep. John Cherry – 1st Annual Sporting Clay Shoot
9:00 AM Location: Grand Blanc Sportsmans Club, 9046 Irish Rd, Grand Blanc, MI
Contact: Please RSVP via email by Sept. 1
FriendsofJohnCherry@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Rep. Joe Tate – September Dinner Discussion
5:00 PM Location: The Cochrane House Luxury Historic Inn, 216 Winder St, Detroit, MI 48201
Contact: Please RSVP by email
joe@tateformichigan.comAdd to Calendar
24 Rep. Brad Paquette “Breakfast with Brad”
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association, 225 W. Washtenaw Street, Lansing, MI
Contact: Leah Barrett
LeahBarrett1014@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
24 Rep. Rodney Wakeman Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI
Contact: Madalyn Holyfield
mholyfield@sterlingcorporation.comAdd to Calendar
24 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
24 UM 2019 Wolverine Caucus Forum Series - Type 2 Diabetes – A costly disease and a leading cause of death: New Pathways to Preventing and Managing Diabetes
11:30 AM Guest Speakers: Dr. Caroline Richardson, UM Medical School

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 North Capitol Avenue, Mackinac Room, 5th Floor, Lansing, MI
Contact: Angela McCullum - (517) 372-7801
amccullu@umich.eduAdd to Calendar
24 Rep. Robert Wittenberg - Fall Fundraiser
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933
liam.bagley76@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
24 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
24 Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson - Evening Reception
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Abby Klomparens
abbyklomparens@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Bronna Kahle Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Tara Rodriguez
TaraCRodriguez@gmail.com Add to Calendar
25 Rep. Andrea Schroeder Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Gabi Reihanian
greihanian@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
25 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
25 Rep. Tim Sneller – Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
sneller4rep@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
25 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
26 Rep. Sue Allor Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Guest Speakers: Rep. Shane Hernandez and Sen. Jim Stamas

Location: Michigan Credit Union League, 110 W. Michigan Avenue,, Lansing, MI
Contact: Jesse Osmer - 989-255-3047
jesse.osmer@yahoo.comAdd to Calendar
26 Rep. Phil Green Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governor's Room, 121 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP by email
lindseyschaefer79@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
26 Rep. Matt Hall Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Luke Arends
arendslu@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
26 Rep. Luke Meerman Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association, 225 W. Washtenaw, Lansing, MI
Contact: Tim Holland - 989-529-0319
hollandtj2@gmail.com Add to Calendar
26 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
26 Sen. Sylvia Santana Luncheon (Sponsored by Santana for Michigan)
11:30 AM Location: Karoub Associates, 121 W Allegan St., Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Nick Cook - 517-455-6519
nmcook01@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
26 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI 48933Add to Calendar
26 Rep. Sarah Lightner Reception
6:00 PM Location: The home of Jeff and Chris Metts, 8483 Brookfield Rd., Charlotte, MI 48813
Contact: Tony Mossesso - 248-719-1090
lightner4staterep@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
28 Rep. Beau LaFave End of Summer Pig Roast
6:00 PM Location: Zurcher Residence, W8180 Becker Dr., Iron Mountain, MI
Contact: Danielle Branz - 906-282-4757Add to Calendar
29 House Democratic Caucus - Road to 2020 Washtenaw County Regional Kickoff
4:00 PM Location: Bill’s Beer Garden, 218 S Ashley St., Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
rsvp@mihousedems.comAdd to Calendar
30 Michigan House of Representatives Detroit Caucus – Celebrating 60 Years of Motown
6:00 PM Location: Motown Museum, 2648 W Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
joe@tateformichigan.comAdd to Calendar
October, 2019
1 Rep. Beau LaFave Burgers & Brews Reception
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
1 Rep. Julie Alexander Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governor’s Room, Lansing
1 Rep. Kevin Hertel - Fall Brunch
11:30 AM Location: Hop & Vine, Lansing
2 HRCC’s GOPtoberfest
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
2 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
2 Rep. Julie Brixie – Lansing Lunch Reception
12:00 PM Location: Michian Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
2 Rep. Bradley Slagh Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
2 Rep. Scott VanSingel Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: MI Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
2 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
2 Rep. John Chirkun – Fall Fundraiser
5:00 PM Location: Governor’s Room, Lansing
2 Rep. Greg Markkanen Lunch Reception
11:45 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
3 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
3 Rep. Thomas Albert Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Grand Traverse Pie Company, Lansing
3 Rep. Diana Farrington Fall Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
3 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
3 Rep. Sheryl Kennedy Brunch Reception
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
3 Michigan House Democratic Fund – Colors of Change Reception
6:00 PM Location: Firebird Tavern, Detroit
6 Leader Christine Greig - Third Annual Oktoberfest
3:00 PM Location: Farmington Hills
7 Rep. Scott VanSingel’s 40th Birthday Fundraiser
6:00 PM Location: Pompeii’s Pizza, Baldwin
8 Rep. Pam Hornberger Lunch Reception
11:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
8 Rep. Aaron Miller Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
8 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
8 Rep. Doug Wozniak Reception
4:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
8 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
9 Rep. Pauline Wendzel Fall into Autumn Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League Training Room, Lansing
9 Leader Christine Greig – Third Annual Oktoberfest
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
10 Rep. Eric Leutheuser's "Oktoberfest" Birthday Party
5:30 PM Location: Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farm, Somerset
10 Rep. Michele Hoitenga Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Mediteran Café, Lansing
10 Michigan House Democratic Fund – Road to 2020 Western-Wayne Regional Kickoff
6:00 PM Location: Northville Sports Den, Northville
10 Rep. Jason Wentworth Doughnut Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
10 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
10 Rep. Joe Tate – Grosse Pointe Evening Reception
6:00 PM Location: War Memorial, Grosse Pointe Farms
10 Rep. Tommy Brann Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
15 Rep. Donna Lasinski – Orchards in October
8:30 AM Location: The Governor’s Room, Lansing
15 Rep. Daire Rendon Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Credit Union League, Lansing
15 Backstraps and Brews with Rep. Sarah Lightner
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
15 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
15 Rep. Jim Haadsma - Fall Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
15 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
16 Rep. Jack O’Malley Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
16 Rep. Darrin Camilleri – Fall Breakfast Reception
8:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
16 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
16 Rep. Matt Koleszar - Fall Luncheon
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, Lansing
16 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 Rep. Mari Manoogian – Happy Hour
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
21 Rep. Phil Green Surf & Turf Reception
6:00 PM Location: Midway Hall, Tuscola County Fairgrounds
22 Rep. Gary Eisen Baer and Beer Reception
5:00 PM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
22 Rep. Sarah Anthony – Halloween Bash
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
22 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
22 Rep. Brenda Carter – Boorunch with Brenda
11:30 AM Location: Governor’s Room, Lansing
22 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
23 Rep. Tyrone Carter – Fall Fundraiser
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
23 Rep. Steve Johnson Fall Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
23 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
23 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
23 Rep. Kyra Bolden – Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: The Governor’s Room, Lansing
23 Leadership Lunch with Rep. Brandt Iden
12:00 PM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
24 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
24 Rep. Doug Wozniak Reception
6:00 PM Location: Westview Orchards & Winery, Washington Township
24 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
28 Rep. Tim Sneller – Evening Reception
5:00 PM Location: Latina Restaurant and Pizzeria, Flint
29 Rep. Angela Witwer – Fall Fundraiser
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
29 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
29 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
30 Rep. Kristy Pagan – Fall Fundraiser
4:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
30 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
30 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
31 Rep. Gary Howell Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
31 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
31 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
November, 2019
5 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
5 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
6 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
6 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
7 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
7 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
12 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
13 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
December, 2019
3 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
3 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
3 Rep. Pam Hornberger Leadership Reception
11:00 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
4 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
4 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
5 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
5 Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth Leadership Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine, Lansing
5 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
10 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
11 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
11 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
12 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
12 House Session (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 House Session - Tentative (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
18 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
18 House Session - Tentative (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
19 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
19 House Session - Tentative (Sponsored by Michigan House of Representatives)
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing


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