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February, 2020

18 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
18 Michigan Chemistry Council Policy Day and Luncheon (Sponsored by Michigan Chemistry Council)
11:30 AM Location: Capitol First Floor North Hallway, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933
Contact: John Dulmes - 5173728898
john@michiganchemistry.comAdd to Calendar
18 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
19 Rep. Eric Leutheuser CTE Breakfast
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association, 225 W Washtenaw, Lansing, MI
Contact: Ben Kauffman - 517-295-3840
benckauffman@gmail.com Add to Calendar
19 Rep. Bronna Kahle Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Tara Rodriguez - 616-914-3365
TaraCRodriguez@gmail.com Add to Calendar
19 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
19 HRCC Mahout Reception
11:30 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Brandy Nash - 517-803-8225
brandynash.mi@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
19 Democratic Floor Leader Yousef Rabhi Lunch Reception
12:00 PM Location: Michigan Health and Hospital Association, 110 W Michigan Ave, Suite 1200, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
aaronpelowork@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
19 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
19 Rep. Bradley Slagh’s Birthday Bash
4:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Eric Dean - 517-449-0590 Add to Calendar
20 Rep. Tommy Brann Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI
Contact: Brandon - 810-240-2625Add to Calendar
20 House Majority Floor Leader Triston Cole Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Please RSVP by email - 517-927-4237
mholyfield@lambert.com Add to Calendar
20 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
20 Rep. Jewell Jones - #HOLLA-Day Brunch
10:30 AM Location: Karoub Associates, 121 W. Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
unitedforjewelljones@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
20 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
21 Rep. Nate Shannon - 2020 Kickoff
4:30 PM Location: Ike’s Restaurant, 38550 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Contact: Please RSVP by email
shannonrsvp2020@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
21 Leadership Margarita Party with Special Guest Rep. Sarah Lightner
6:00 PM Location: , 13355 Pope Church Road, Springport, MI
Contact: Please RSVP
growmichpac@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Rep. Julie Brixie - 2020 Kickoff
2:00 PM Guest Speakers: Elissa Slotkin

Location: The Home of Kurt and Pete Guter, 4045 Cygnet Ct, Williamston, MI 48895
Contact: Dan Opsommer
danielopsommer@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
23 Rep. Brenda Carter - 2020 Mardi Gras 2nd Line Kickoff
6:00 PM Location: Your Emerging Space (Y.E.S.), 7 N. Saginaw St, 2nd Floor, Pontiac, MI 48342
Contact: Please RSVP by email
jwertheimer29@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
25 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Karen Whitsett - Breakfast Reception
10:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N Capitol Ave, #1, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
cyndihayescuddle@yahoo.comAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Pamela Hornberger Lunch Reception
11:00 AM Location: Governors Room, 121 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933
mholyfield@lambert.comAdd to Calendar
25 Wolverine Caucus - Local Government Officials' Views on Fiscal Health: Slow Recovery from the Great Recession, and Concerns About the Future
11:30 AM Location: Binsfeld Office Building, 5th Floor, Room 5550, 201 Townsend St., Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Angela J. McCullum - 5173727801
amccullu@umich.eduAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Matt Koleszar Winter Luncheon
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Health and Hospital Association, 110 W Michigan Ave, Suite 1200, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Tony Borden - 734-674-0429
Tony@MattforMichigan.orgAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Beth Griffin Reception
11:30 AM Location: MI Beer and Wine Wholesalers Hop and Vine Room, 332 Townsend, Lansing, MI
Contact: Dylan Wernholm - 248-881-9986
dwernholm15@gmail.com Add to Calendar
25 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
25 Rep. Brenda Carter - 2020 Mardi Gras 2nd Line Kickoff
4:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, 332 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
jwertheimer29@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
25 Friends of Mackinac Reception
5:00 PM Location: Offices of Kelley Cawthorne, 208 North Capitol Ave. 3rd Floor, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Mikayla Lier - 517-371-1400
mlier@kelley-cawthorne.comAdd to Calendar
25 Happy Hour with Rep. Joe Tate
5:00 PM Location: Kelly's Downtown, 220 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
joshualyman86@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
26 Rep. Gary Eisen Breakfast Reception: Breakfast Meet and Greet with the Chuck Norris of St. Clair County
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI
Contact: Jordan Keyser
jordanpkeyser@gmail.com.Add to Calendar
26 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
26 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
26 Joshua Lyman for Delta Township Supervisor Campaign Kickoff
5:00 PM Location: Frank's Press Box, 7216 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917
Contact: Please RSVP by email
electlyman@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
27 Rep. Thomas Albert “Get Ready for Leap Year” Breakfast
8:00 AM Location: Grand Traverse Pie Company, S. Washington Square, Lansing, MI
Contact: Laurel Cummings
laurelrc17@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
27 Rep Sheryl Kennedy - Lansing Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Health and Hospital Association, 110 W Michigan Ave, Suite 1200, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
Bhansen2115@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
27 Leader Christine Greig - Leap Year Celebration
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, 208 N Capitol Ave #1, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Please RSVP by email
nturtulli@mihousedems.comAdd to Calendar
27 Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield Majority Fund Reception
8:00 AM Location: The Governors Room, 121 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
Contact: Anné Minard - 704-439-6940
anne.m.minard@gmail.comAdd to Calendar
27 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
27 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol BuildingAdd to Calendar
27 9th Annual Legislative Polar Plunge
3:00 PM Location: Capitol Steps, Lansing, MI 48933
Contact: Mikayla Lier - 5173711400
mlier@kelley-cawthorne.comAdd to Calendar
March, 2020
2 Rep. Bill Sowerby - Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser
5:30 PM Location: Ms. Mary’s and Pete Too Restaurant, Clinton Twp
2 Leader Christine Greig - Flip MI House Fundraiser
4:30 PM Location: Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss American Center, Southfield
3 Rep. Doug Wozniak Reception
4:00 PM Location: MI Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
3 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
3 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
3 Senator Santana's Comedy Hour Fundraiser
5:30 PM Location: Detroit
4 Rep. Hank Vaupel Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
4 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
4 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
4 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
4 Rep. Scott VanSingel Leadership Reception
5:00 PM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
4 House Democrats Annual Caucus Gala
5:30 PM Location: Radisson Hotel, Lansing
4 Fighting for Michigan Leadership Breakfast with Rep. Jack O’Malley
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
4 Rep. Ryan Berman Reception
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
5 Rep. Sarah Lightner Breakfast
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
5 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
5 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
10 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 Rep. Rachel Hood - Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
10 Rep. Matt Maddock Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
10 1st  Annual Cultural Advocacy Network (CAN) Advocacy Day Legislative Luncheon
11:30 AM Location: Capitol Building, North Wing, Lansing
10 Rep. Matt Hall Evening Reception
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
11 MSU Institute for Public Policy and Social Research - Making Michigan Supply Chains (Environmentally) Sustainable
11:30 AM Location: Mackinac Room, 5th Floor Anderson House Office Bldg., Lansing
11 Michigan Railroads Association Legislative Reception (Sponsored by Michigan Railroads Association)
5:00 PM Location: Troppo, Lansing
11 2020 CRA Legislative Reception (Sponsored by County Road Association of Michigan)
5:30 PM Location: Reception , Lansing
11 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
11 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
11 Rep. Tim Sneller - Lunch Reception
11:30 AM Location: Governor’s Room, Lansing
11 Rep. Brad Paquette Second Annual Bourbon with Brad
5:30 PM Location: The Governors Room, Lansing
11 Rep. Isaac Robinson Lansing Re-Election Luncheon
11:00 AM Location: Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Lansing
12 Rep. Phil Green Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
12 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
12 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
12 Rep. Robert Wittenberg - Lansing Reception
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Lansing
12 Rep. Padma Kuppa - Pie With Padma
10:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
12 Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth Leadership Doughnut Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop & Vine Room, Lansing
12 Rep. Abdullah Hammoud - Breakfast Reception
9:00 AM Location: Governor's Room, Lansing
13 Leader Christine Greig - 2020 St. Paddy’s Day Warm Up
7:00 PM Location: Greig Residence, Northville
16 Rep. Brian Elder - Re-Election Campaign Kickoff with Governor Gretchen Whitmer
5:00 PM Location: Old City Hall, Bay City
17 State Representative Latanya Garrett Lunch Reception
10:00 AM Location: Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Lansing
17 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
17 Michigan House Democratic Caucus - March Madness Fundraiser
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
17 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
17 Rep. Ben Frederick Leadership Reception
12:00 PM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
17 Rep. Julie Alexander Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governors Room, Lansing
17 Architects, Engineers & Surveyors (AESLC) Legislative Day Lunch
11:30 AM Location: Capitol Building, North Wing, Lansing
18 Sen. Jim Runestad - Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Governor's Room, Lansing
18 Rep. Graham Filler March Madness Fundraiser
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
18 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
18 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
18 Rep. Brian Elder - Fourth Annual Hoolie
12:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, Lansing
18 Rep. Brixie's Lansing Lunch Reception
12:00 PM Location: Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Lansing
19 Rep. Thomas Albert Majority Fund Breakfast
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
19 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
19 Rep. Alex Garza - 2nd Annual March Madness Brunch
10:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
19 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
19 Rep. Gary Howell Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
24 Rep. Cara Clemente - March Reception
11:30 AM Location: Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Lansing
24 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
24 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
24 Rep. Jim Lilly’s Evening Reception
4:30 PM Location: MI Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
24 Rep. Brenda Carter - Brunch Fundraiser
10:30 AM Location: Governor's Room, Lansing
25 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
25 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
25 Rep. Brandt Iden “Beers with Brandt” Reception
5:30 PM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
25 Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth CTE Doughnut Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Beer and Wine Hop & Vine Room, Lansing
26 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
26 Rep. Bronna Kahle’s Majority Fund Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Mediteran Café, Lansing
26 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
April, 2020
14 Rep. Jim Lower Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
14 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
14 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
14 MI Dental Hygienists' Legislative Luncheon (Sponsored by MI Dental Hygienists' Association)
11:30 AM Location: Mackinac Room, Lansing
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
15 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
16 Rep. Diana Farrington Spring Breakfast Reception
7:30 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
16 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
16 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
16 Santana for Senate Evening Reception
5:30 PM Location: Fundraiser, Dearborn
21 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
21 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
22 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
22 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
22 Rep. Steve Johnson Reception
7:30 AM Location: Details forthcoming
23 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
23 Santana for Senate (Sponsored by Senator Sylvia Santana)
11:30 AM Location: Fundraiser, Lansing
23 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
28 Michigan Retailers Legislative Reception
4:30 PM Location: 9th floor Dykema Law Firm, Lansing
28 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
28 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
29 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
29 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
30 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
30 Special Olympics Capitol Day Lunch
11:30 AM Location: Capitol Lawn, Lansing
30 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
30 Legislative Day (Sponsored by Michigan Community Action)
9:00 AM Location: Capitol Day, Okemos
May, 2020
2 SAVE THE DATE: Rep. Sarah Lightner Sporting Clay Shoot
0 Location: Brooklyn Sportsmens Club
5 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
5 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
5 Michigan Primary Care Association Legislative Day Luncheon
11:30 AM Location: Mackinac Room, Anderson House Office Building, Lansing
6 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
6 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
6 Rep. Scott VanSingel CTE Reception
5:00 PM Location: Michigan Beer & Wine Hop and Vine Room, Lansing
7 Rep. Matt Maddock Breakfast Reception
8:00 AM Location: Michigan Municipal League, Lansing
7 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
7 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
7 Michigan Association of Broadcasters Advocacy Day Luncheon
11:30 AM Location: Capitol Building, North Wing, Lansing
12 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
12 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
13 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
13 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
13 Michigan Soft Drink Association Annual Legislative Reception
5:00 PM Location: Binsfeld Senate Office Building, 9th Floor (Offices of Dykema Gossett)
14 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
14 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
19 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
19 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
20 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
20 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
21 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
21 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
26 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
27 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
27 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
28 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
28 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
June, 2020
2 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
2 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
3 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
3 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
4 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
4 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
8 SAVE THE DATE: HRCC’s Golf Outing and Annual Dinner
0 Location: Eagle Eye Golf Course, Bath
9 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
9 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
10 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
11 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
11 Senate Session
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
15 Rep. Phil Green Golf Outing
0 Location: The Timbers Golf Course, Millington
16 House Session - Tentative
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
16 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
17 House Session - Tentative
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
17 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
18 House Session - Tentative
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
18 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
23 House Session - Tentative
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
23 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
24 House Session - Tentative
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
24 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
25 House Session - Tentative
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
25 Senate Session - Tentative
10:00 AM Location: State Capitol Building
July, 2020
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
August, 2020
19 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
September, 2020
8 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
9 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
16 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
17 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
22 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
23 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
24 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
29 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
30 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
October, 2020
1 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
6 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
7 SAVE THE DATE: HRCC’s GOPtoberfest
5:00 PM Location: Details forthcoming
7 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
8 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
21 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
November, 2020
4 House Session
1:15 PM Location: State Capitol Building
5 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
12 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
December, 2020
1 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
2 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
3 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
8 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
9 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
10 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building
15 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
16 House Session
1:30 PM Location: State Capitol Building
17 House Session
12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building


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