Liberty and Freedom
Time: October 3, 2011 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Linden Grove Middle School
Street: 4241 Arboretum Parkway
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q…
Event Type: townhall
Organized By: Scott Arnett
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2011
> LANSING – The Michigan Senate Democratic Caucus, represented by Detroit Sen. Bert Johnson, will join Kalamazoo school board member Mark Totten in holding a town hall meeting on the future of school funding in Michigan.
> The 7 to 8:30 p.m. forum is set for Oct. 3 at the Linden Grove Middle School, 4241 Arboretum Parkway on Kalamazoo's west side.
> Other school and elected officials have been invited to attend.
> Organizers of the event say state funding for education is one of the most important issues facing the Michigan Legislature.
> The town hall meeting is intended to give residents and local leaders a chance to share their views and hear from each other, according to a news release promoting the forum.
> Kalamazoo Public Schools superintendent Michael Rice and Ron Fuller, superintendent of the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency, are school leaders expected to attend.
> Organizers say they've also invited to the event the other Kalamazoo county superintendents along with House Speaker Jase Bolger, R-Marshall; Rep. Sean McCann, D-Kalamazoo; Rep. Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage and Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Antwerp Township.
> Linden Grove Middle School, on Arboretum Parkway, is located off South Drake Road and north of KL Avenue in the Arcadia neighborhood.