Monday, April 18, 2011

Local Education Town Hall Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday April 19 at 6pm

Senate Democratic Leader Whitmer, Representative Dillon to Hold Grand Rapids Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Budget Impacts on Community

Governor Invited to Attend to Hear Concerns of Everyday Citizens

Lansing – Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) and State Representative Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) will be hosting a Town Hall meeting in Grand Rapids tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. at Burton Elementary School in Grand Rapids. The meeting will give local residents an opportunity to share their concerns about the impacts Governor Snyder’s budget proposals would have within their community.

In the spirit of bipartisanship and open dialog, the Senator Whitmer has extended an invitation to Governor Snyder to either personally participate in the event or have a representative from his administration attend on his behalf so that he can hear directly from the people his budget would impact.

WHAT:Town Hall meeting to discuss Budget Impacts

WHO: Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer

State Representative Brandon Dillon

Kent County Commissioner Carol Hennessy

Thomas Czerwinski, Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan

Senita Lenear, President of the Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, April 19, at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Burton Elementary School, 2133 Buchanan Ave. SW, Grand Rapids