Patty Birkholz To Speak At Douglas UCC On September 14
On Thursday, September 14, as part of Douglas UCC’s month-long Creation Justice Season, the church has invited former state senator and current director of Michigan’s Office of the Great Lakes, Patty Birkholz, to speak to the community.
Birkholz is a Saugatuck native who continues in her role as protector of Michigan’s waterways by serving on the boards of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and NOAA, among her many points of service and leadership.
She remains very active in the work of protecting and preserving the Great Lakes, and she will speak to the recent challenges to the GLRI (Spoiler! It is not all bad news!) and will steer us through the various groups contributing to these efforts, so we can each decide where and how we can help this work along.
This event is free and open to the West Michigan community. It will take place at the Douglas UCC Friendship Hall (56 Wall Street, Douglas), beginning at 6:30 p.m. with social time and refreshments, followed by the program at 7 p.m.
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