From the Newaygo County Democratic Party:
The Michigan Democratic Party’s 2nd Congressional District will have an Ice Cream Social fundraiser on Saturday, May 13 from 11am – 12:30pm. It will be held at the Wheatland Township Hall, 201 S. Sheridan, Remus, MI, 49340. The Democratic 2nd Congressional District meeting will take place before the event, from 10am – 11am. Guests are welcomed to attend the meeting prior to the Ice Cream Social.
Guest speakers will include actor Hill Harper. Mr. Harper has announced his candidacy for the Michigan Senate seat that will be vacant when Senator Debbie Stabenow steps down after this term.
Known for his roles in The Good Doctor and CSI:NY, Harper hails from the Detroit area. In addition to being an award winning actor, Harper is also a best-selling author, health and wellness ambassador, philanthropist and humanitarian, and Detroit business owner. Harper is the founder of the Manifest Your Destiny Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering underserved youth through mentorship, scholarships, and grant programs.
Hill Harper holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, and graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. He was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Cancer Panel in 2011.
Michael Lynch, Michigan 2nd Congressional Candidate, will also be a featured speaker at the fundraiser. Lynch is a resident of Alma in Gratiot County. He holds degrees in Economics and Finance, as well as a PhD in Hospitality Management. He has a history of professorship at DePaul University, Driehaus College of Business, West Virginia University, Georgetown University and Louisiana State University. He was in management with the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan, as well as held chair positions with the Boy Scouts of America, Midland Michigan.
The whole of Newaygo County is in Michigan’s 2nd Congressional District. The District encompasses all or parts 18 counties in West Michigan, extending north from Manistee and Wexford down to Barry County south.
Tickets for the Ice Cream Social Fundraiser can be obtained online under “Events” at https://www.michigan2nddemocrats.com/. Checks can also be made out to 2nd CD (memo “Ice Cream Social") and mailed to 2nd CD, 2531 W. 140th St, Grant, MI 49237. Tickets are $20 each, $30 for couples and $40 for family.
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