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Last Updated: 09/10/2020

September, 2020

15 Rep. Julie Alexander Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Val Vail-Shirey
cbvjv@yahoo.comAdd to Calendar
15 Rep. Mark Huizenga Fall Grab & Go Breakfast
7:30 AM Location: Lambert & Co, 114 W. Allegan, First Floor, Lansig, MI
Contact: Zachary Sikkema - 616-550-5202
Zachary.sikkema@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
15 David Martin for State Representative Reception
8:00 AM Guest Speakers: Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth and Former Senator David Robertson

Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Heather Miller-Berneking
heatherberneking@yahoo.comAdd to Calendar
15 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
15 Rep. Rachel Hood - Happy Hour & Kayaking
4:30 PM Location: Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E Shiawassee St, Lansing, MI 48912
Contact: Please respond by email - (616) 402-3019
teresa@hoodfrothehouse.com Add to Calendar
15 Rep. Sarah Lightner Backstraps & Brews
5:00 PM Guest Speakers: Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey

Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Tony - 248-719-1090
growmichiganpac@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
15 John Chirkun's Virtual Birthday Celebration
7:00 PM Location: Zoom link will be provided closer to the event to those that RSVP
Contact: Zvonko Blazevski - (586) 322-1074
johnchirkun@gmail.com Add to Calendar
16 John Roth for State Representative Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Alyssa
alyssac@mrgmi.comAdd to Calendar
16 Gina Johnson for State Representative Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Guest Speakers: Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth

Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Katie Schmidt - 517-667-8569
gina4staterep@gmail.com Add to Calendar
16 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
16 Leader Christine Greig - Virtual Campaign Update & Meet the Candidates
11:30 AM Guest Speakers: Amos O'Neal, Shri Thanedar, Ranjeev Puri

Location: Virtual, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
aennis@mihousedems.comAdd to Calendar
16 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
16 Bob Bezotte for State Representative Evening Reception
4:00 PM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Cindy Denby - 810-599-3682
cindydenby@yahoo.com Add to Calendar
17 (Don't) Save the Date: Representative Elder No-Show Fundraiser September 17
0 Location:
Contact: Please respond by email
erinzettle@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
17 Majority Floor Leader Triston Cole Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Lambert, 114 W. Allegan, First Floor, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please respond by email
mholyfield@lambert.comAdd to Calendar
17 Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Kellie Rankey - (989) 450-2115
kellie.rankey@gmail.com Add to Calendar
17 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
17 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
17 Rep. Annette Glenn Reception
6:30 PM Guest Speakers: Speaker Lee Chatfield

Location: Home of Michelle and Commissioner Mark Bone, 3644 Coyote Ridge Circle, Midland, MI
Contact: Anette Glenn - 989-488-6529
annetteglenn98@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
18 Rep. Bronna Kahle Golf Outing - NEW DATE
0 Location: Devil’s Lake Golf Course, 14600 US-223, Manitou Beach, MI 49253
Contact: Arika Sinnott
arikalynn@yahoo.comAdd to Calendar
18 Rep. Terry J. Sabo - 2020 Sabo Open
12:00 PM Location: Lincoln Golf Club, 4907 Whitehall Road, Muskegon, MI
Contact: Will Snyder
will.snyder.muskegon@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
21 Annual BBQ Fundraiser for Curtis Hertel, Jr. for Michigan - NOTE: This year the event will NOT take place at the Senator’s house in order to allow us to observe social distancing guidelines
5:30 PM Location: RSVPs will be required in order to guarantee social distancing and a boxed dinner at the event. Event location will be provided upon RSVP
Contact: Caitlin O’Rourke - (517) 980-1104
caitlin@capitolfundraising.comAdd to Calendar
22 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
22 Rep. Sheryl Kennedy Brunch Reception
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
ElectSherylKennedy@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
22 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
23 State Representative Kyra Bolden Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please respond by email
kyra4staterep@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Breakfast with Representative Gary Eisen
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association, 225 W Washtenaw St, Lansing, MI
Contact: Jordan Keyser - 989-573-5056
jordanpkeyser@gmail.com Add to Calendar
23 Rep. Rebekah Warren - Breakfast Reception
9:00 AM Location: The Governors Room, 121 W Allegan St., Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
pjpetitpren@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
23 Rep. Ryan Berman Reception
11:30 AM Guest Speakers: Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth

Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Zach Serzo - 248-929-1808
zach@electryanberman.comAdd to Calendar
23 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
23 NEW DATE: Pat Outman for State Representative Reception (RESCHEDULED FROM 9/22)
4:30 PM Location: The Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Danielle Sirianni
dsirianni8@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Rep. Joe Tate Happy Hour
5:00 PM Guest Speakers: Rep. Donna Lasinski

Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Joshua Lyman
joshualyman86@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
24 Rep. Ben Frederick Leadership Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP by email
alyssac@mrgmi.comAdd to Calendar
24 Bryan Posthumus for State Representative Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Eden Rock, 205 S. Washington Square, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
24 Rep. Gary Howell Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Senator Mike Goschka - 989-295-9584
mikegoschka@yahoo.com Add to Calendar
24 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
24 Sen. Sylvia Santana Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Assocation, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI
Contact: Nick Cook - 517-455-6519
nmcook01@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
24 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
24 Rep. Beau LaFave Evening Reception
6:00 PM Guest Speakers: Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senator Ed McBroom

Location: The Zappala Home, W3110 E Labelle Rd. 38, Powers, MI
Contact: Danielle Branz - 906-282-4757Add to Calendar
29 Rep. Mary Whiteford Fantastical Fall Fundraiser
7:00 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W Allegan St., Lansing, MI
Contact: Deb Drick - 517-819-1988
DebDrick@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
29 Mark Tisdel for State Representative Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Guest Speakers: Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth

Location: Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association, 225 W Washtenaw St, Lansing, MI
Contact: Doug Boehm - (248) 930-7875.
dboehmjr@gmail.com Add to Calendar
29 Lisa McLain for Congress Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Lambert & Co., 114 W. Allegan Street, First Floor, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Kristin - 517-819-2841
kcombs@lambert.comAdd to Calendar
29 Rep. Brad Paquette Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
ewardmi@protonmail.comAdd to Calendar
29 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
29 Tulio Liberati- Lunch with Tulio Liberati
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Association, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please respond by email
committeetoelecttullioliberati@aol.comAdd to Calendar
29 Rep. Kevin Coleman - Kevin’s Fall Fundraiser
11:30 AM Location: The Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan St., Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please respond by email
colemanformichigan@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
29 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
29 Rep. John Cherry - After Work with Rep. Cherry
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please respond by email
friendsofjohncherry@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
29 Chase Turner for State Representative
4:30 PM Guest Speakers: Bill Schuette

Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please respond by email
votechaseturner@outlook.comAdd to Calendar
29 Rep. Matt Maddock Trump/Biden Debate Watch Party
7:00 PM Location: Milford Opera House, 339 N. Main St., Milford, MI 48381
Contact: Ben - 517-402-2635
teammattmaddock@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
30 Rep. Michael Webber Leadership Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Assoc., 225 W Washtenaw, Lansing, MI
Contact: Mitch Moore - 517-918-5606
mooremitchellw@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
30 Rep. Jason Sheppard Leadership Fund Breakfast Event
8:00 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Jake - 734-770-2309
jakemclaughlin1@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
30 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing, MI Add to Calendar
30 Rep. Diana Farrington Grab-n-Go Pizza Lunch
12:00 PM Guest Speakers: Speaker Pro Tem Jason Wentworth

Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Michael Wisniewski
michaelwisniewski24@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
30 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
30 Rep. Donna Lasinski's March for Majority
5:00 PM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please respond by email
Elio.Stante@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
October, 2020
1 Rep. Ann Bollin Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
1 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
1 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
1 Nicole Breadon- Four to Flip Fall Fundraiser
6:00 PM Location:
6 Rep. Luke Meerman Fall Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
6 Rep. Angela Witwer - Evening Reception
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
6 Rep. Robert Wittenberg- Wittenberg Fall Fundraiser
5:00 PM Location: Virtual - Zoom link provided with RSVP
6 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
6 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
7 Rep. Steve Marino Reception
11:00 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
7 HRCC's GOPtoberfest
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association Parking Lot, Lansing
7 Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth CTE Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
7 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
7 Rep. Robert Wittenberg- Wittenberg Fall Fundraiser
5:00 PM Location: Virtual - link provided with RSVP
7 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
8 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
8 The Genesee County Delegation in Support of the Michigan House Democratic Fund
5:30 PM Location: Home of Dale Weighill, Flint
8 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
9 Rep. John Cherry - 2nd Annual Sporting Clay Shoot
10:00 AM Location: Grand Blanc Sportsman Club, Grand Blanc
12 The 5th Annual Chatfield Open Golf Scramble with Speaker Lee Chatfield
10:00 AM Location: Arthur Hills at Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs
12 Rep. Julie Alexander 2nd Amendment Fundraiser
4:00 PM Location: Lead Bunker, Jackson
21 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
21 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
November, 2020
4 House Session
1:15 PM Location: State Capitol Building
4 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
5 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
5 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
10 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
12 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
12 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
December, 2020
1 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
1 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
2 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
2 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
3 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
3 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
8 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
8 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
9 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
9 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
10 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
15 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
16 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
16 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing
17 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
17 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building, Lansing


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