Senator Debbie Stabenow to Speak at Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber’s Legislative Forum
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Southgate, MI – Senator Debbie Stabenow will address local business leaders and the public at the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum breakfast on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at Crystal Gardens Banquet & Conference Center in Southgate. The event is presented by Wayne County Community College District, and is open to the public.
Stabenow is the third speaker in this popular Chamber series, following Congresswoman Debbie Dingell who spoke in January, and Senator Gary Peters who spoke in February. The series is designed to promote communication between business and political leaders, and to inform the downriver community about what is taking place in local, state and federal government.
“It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to welcome Senator Debbie Stabenow to our region later this month,” commented Ron Hinrichs, president of the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We are grateful to hear about what is taking place in our nation’s capital and how that will directly impact our region.”
Space is limited and registration is requested for this event. Tickets are $20 each, and can be purchased at www.swcrc.com, or by calling the Chamber office at 734-284-6000. Tickets are available at the door for $25 per person.
Corporate Sponsors for this event are AT&T, BASF Corporation, DTE Energy, Monroe Bank & Trust, The News-Herald, SEMCA, United States Steel, Wayne County Community College District, Downriver Community Conference, Signarama of Metro Detroit, and Public Service Credit Union. Comcast is a Forum Sponsor.
Be sure to follow the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at facebook.com/SWCRC and the Chamber website for all the latest Chamber news and events.
The Southern Wayne County Chamber of Commerce provides nearly 600 members with the opportunities and resources to engage and network with other businesses, enhancing financial growth, professional development, and the ability to contribute to a thriving community environment.
About Senator Debbie Stabenow
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has always been a true friend to the Downriver community. Since being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000, she has been recognized for her ability to build coalitions and get things done for Michigan and our country.
Senator Stabenow is a champion for creating jobs and economic opportunities for Michigan. Her work led to the creation of the State Small Business Credit Initiative, which provides loans to small businesses so that they can expand their operations and hire new workers. She also advocated for the recent grant from the Economic Development Administration that will support new job creation strategies in Trenton, Ecorse, Wyandotte, and River Rouge.
Senator Stabenow was a key leader in the fight to establish the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge – and is now a strong supporter of the EPA’s Brownfield Grant for Redevelopment Plan in River Rouge.
Senator Stabenow is the ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and is a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, Energy Committee, and Budget Committee. She also serves as Co-Chair of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Senate Manufacturing Caucus. These positions, as well as her new role in the Senate Leadership, give her a powerful and unique part to play in shaping our nation’s manufacturing, health care, and agriculture policies.