“Y” WEDNESDAY AND BEYOND!

Interestingly enough, today’s “Y” Wednesday meant more than just a visit from the YMCA of Marquette County.  It also meant visits from two of the front runners in the race for Governor of Michigan, Republican US Congressman Pete Hoekstra and Democrat Michigan Lieutenant Governor John Cherry.  The also came in on “Y” Wednesday to explain “Y” each of them should be voted into office!

THE “Y” GOES BOOM!!  VANDEN-BOOM TO BE SPECIFIC!

YMCA DIRECTOR LISA COOMBS-GEROU

YMCA DIRECTOR LISA COOMBS-GEROU

Thanks to a tolerant Lisa Coombs-Gerou for stopping in this morning to tell us about a new program being launched by the “Y” to provide extensive child care for area kids aged 2 1/2 years of age and up.  It involves activities and teachings at the former Vandenboom School in Marquette.  To find out more about the program by listening to Lisa’s interview, please click “HERE“.  For more about all of the events activities going on at the “Y”, click on to the YMCA of Marquette County’s website right “HERE“.

AND THE WINNER IS….

CONGRESSMAN AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE PETE HOEKSTRA

CONGRESSMAN AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE PETE HOEKSTRA

Well, only time will tell, but we’d like to thank US Congressman Pete Hoekstra for stopping by this morning and talking about the Town Hall meeting he hosted last night at Northern Michigan University about health care and insurance issues.  He is also a candidate for Governor and we chatted about his campaign as well as his plans for shaping up the future of Michigan.  To hear our interview with Congressman Hoekstra, click “HERE“.  To log on to his campaign website, please click “HERE“.

AND NOW, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE AISLE.

MICHIGAN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE JOHN CHERRY

MICHIGAN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE JOHN CHERRY

Thanks to Michigan Lieutenant Governor John Cherry for coming in and talking about his current visit to the Upper Peninsula as well as his current run for the Governor’s post.  He outlined several programs and ideas as well as his plans for getting the economy of Michigan back on track.  He also talked about his approach to governing in finding a way to bridge partisan interests at the State Capital.  To listen to the interview, click “HERE“.  For more about John Cherry the candidate, click “HERE“.

AND THAT SHOULD PROVE…”Y” ASK “Y”!!

Catch you all again soon here on the internetz!

-Walt