Democrat Summer Picnic Saturday August 5
The Newaygo County Democrats will host its Summer Fundraiser Picnic on Saturday, August 5 from 2pm-5pm at the John Graves Lodge (Newaygo County Welcome Center): 4684 Evergreen Dr, Newaygo, MI 49337.
This very family and kid friendly annual event will include delicious BBQ food catered by Down Home BBQ of Grant. Kids eat free! Fun games with great prizes will be provided. The silent auction of donations from local businesses and talented artists will entice attendees. Some of the items include original oil paintings, potted planters, salon gift cards, a pet acupuncture session, and a guided nature walk. Special auction items for kids include a Voyager hoverboard.
The afternoon will offer a great lineup of entertainment and speakers. MCing the event and keeping everyone laughing will be the local improv duo known as the CIA – “Chicago Improv Associates” – Marshall Stern and Nancy Howland Walker. Their performances have delighted thousands on cruises and corporate events. Find out more about Nancy & Marshall on Facebook @Chicago Improv Associates.
Music will be provided by local respected performer and educator Greg Miller. Greg plays guitar in a variety of styles including jazz, and works his way around the music scene in West Michigan and beyond. Learn about Gregg and his musical circuit on Facebook @ greg.miller.58910.
Featured speaker of the day is Paula Greear, President and CEO of Michigan Planned Parenthood. Ms. Greear is a proven executive leader with more than 26 years of experience across advocacy, nonprofit, and corporate sectors. She returned to her Michigan roots in 2022 to take the helm of the Michigan Chapter.
Also speaking will be the 2nd Michigan Congressional District Candidate Michael Lynch. Mr. Lynch has been a lifelong advocate for working- and middle-class families. He has made guaranteeing access to affordable, quality health care for all Michiganders, particularly those in rural areas, a top priority. You can learn more about Michael Lynch at www.electmichaellynch.com.
The link to ticket purchase and registration can be found at
For any questions, please call 231-709-9007.
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