Gov. Whitmer visits GR Public Museum for ‘Winter Warm-Up’

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Cilchrist greeted members of the public Saturday afternoon at an event in downtown Grand Rapids appropriately titled, “Whitmer Winter Warm-Up”.

Outside, the temperature was around 8 degrees, with a wind chill around 7-below zero when the festivities got underway.

Fortunately, the event was inside the Grand Rapids Public Museum. A  large crowd was there to greet Whitmer, just 25 days after she was sworn in as Michigan’s 49th governor.

She told reporters at the museum, “When I took my Oath of Office we wanted to make sure that every had the opportunity to participate. This is a great chance to come to Grand Rapids and see families.

“We wanted to make it free, and there’s no better place to do it than the Public Museum. It is phenomenal..”

The free, ticketed event ran from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The Public Museum encouraged guests to donate a new or used book to help kids in need. “Literacy is one of the things that we’ve got to really work on in this state,” said Gov. Whitmer.

Special activities and refreshments were provided.

 

 

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7 comments

  • Matt

    Missing from any news….our new governor! Bet this will turn out like do nothing Barack. 8yrs of nothing. But raise taxes to fix the roads that never get fixed. Mostly because we are still pay for the s show roads the last Democrat governor screwed up…..Grandholm if your wondering.

    • Wing#1

      Think again Barrack has nothing to do with the roads it is mostly the state and the nerd did Nothing to fix them
      So put the blame on the republicans

  • SoSad

    “Literacy is one of the things that we’ve got to really work on in this state,” said Gov. Whitmer. Good call gov. “When I took my Oath of Office we wanted to make sure that every had the opportunity to participate. Every what? And where is the closed quote?

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