Left Photo L-R: Kathy Teverbaough, Lenore Bacon (NCDP Vice Chair), Amanda Siggins (Candidate for 101st District MI House of Representatives), Shelly Ross (NCDP Fundraising Chair), Nancy Walker, Marshall Stern, Peter Dickow (Senator Gary Peters West MI Regional Director) Right photo L-R Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Lenore Bacon NCDR Vice Chair
The Newaygo County Democratic Party (NCDP) will be opening its new headquarters on Wednesday, June 1. The office location is 701 W Main Street, Fremont (use the Fremont Avenue entrance).
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attended the pre-opening ribbon cutting festivities, along with Amanda Siggins, candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives District 101. Also present was Peter Dickow, the West Michigan Regional Director for Senator Gary Peters.
NCDP Officers Dallas Dean (Chair), Lenore Bacon (Vice Chair) , Jan Walsh (Treasurer), Ellen McIntee (Secretary), and Michelle Ross (Fundraising Chair) were on hand to lead the event.
“The first meeting in the new headquarters will be held on Monday, June 6 at 7pm. We look forward to kicking off this election year with our Newaygo County community members,” stated Dallas Dean.
“I was thrilled to stop by and help christen the new office,” Nessel said. “It gave me an opportunity to talk to voters, learn about their concerns, and share more about my work.”
A former criminal prosecutor and civil rights attorney, Nessel was sworn in as Michigan’s 54th Attorney General on January 1, 2019. Since taking office, she has created a number of new consumer protection units in the Department of Attorney General, including those addressing hate crimes and domestic terrorism, wrongful convictions, elder abuse, payroll fraud, and scammers who prey on the public.
Candidate Amanda Siggins agreed, “It was great to hang out with these intrepid Newaygo County Democrats on this beautiful day, celebrating their new headquarters in downtown Fremont!”
Siggins, running for the Michigan House of Representatives District 101, is a young mother with 3 children and a devoted husband. A business owner, Amanda states she is “a product of my family's legacies as hard-working farmers and builders. I grew up on farms, livestock auctions, mud bogs, construction sites, gun ranges, and in kitchens with my grandmas, too. I don't write or talk like a politician. I'm running to be a representative, not a politician. Real people need real representation.”
“I look forward to having informed conversations about how your local politics can impact people's everyday lives, and by doing so, encourage higher voter turnout and involvement," stated Michelle Ross of the NCDP.
To keep up to date on the Newaygo County Democratic Party, visit the website: www.newaygocodems.org; follow on Facebook: @Newaygo County Democratic Party; or call (231) 709-9007.
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