Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our country and celebrate those who have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice so greatly for each and every one of us. Continue reading

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New Museum Ready to Rise in Three Oaks

Guests at the May 22 Region of Three Oaks Museum Gala fund-raiser at Chikaming Country Club enjoyed more than a pleasant evening of dinner and dancing.

They also received an update on plans to construct a new museum building — a project expected to begin in the very near future. Continue reading

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Proos Proposes State Office to Aid Small Business Start Ups

A bill was introduced this week in Lansing by State Representative John Proos that would create a new office within the Michigan Economic Development Corporation designed to help small businesses get off the ground and generate jobs. Continue reading

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Proos Backs Plan to Legalize More Fireworks in Michigan

Michigan businesses would be allowed to sell higher-grade, more powerful fireworks under legislation approved by the State House this week. On Wednesday, the bill passed by a 79 to 28 vote. State Representative John Proos says that it would change the summer routine for state residents who now drive into Indiana to buy fireworks that aren’t legal here. Continue reading

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Made in a Homemade Kitchen

Enjoying homemade food from local roadside stands and farmers markets around Branch County seems like what could be part of a good recipe for a leisurely summertime drive. Continue reading

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May is Healthcare Month in Michigan

I have heard from many constituents who are concerned with losing their current coverage under the new laws. I support giving Michigan citizens the freedom to choose whether they would like private or public health care coverage, and have cosponsored a resolution to commemorate May as Michigan Healthcare Freedom Month. Continue reading

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