Senator Stabenow Tours Small Businesses in Big Rapids

Monday, November 21, 2016

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow met with businesses in Big Rapids as part of her small business tour across the state. Stabenow met with business owners at Old Pioneer Store & Emporium, Schuberg’s Bar & Grill, and Great Lakes Book & Supply. Senator Stabenow’s small business tour has included stops in Ithaca, Mt. Pleasant, South Haven, Bangor, St. Johns, Imlay City, Lapeer, Battle Creek, Albion, Portland, Ionia, Harrison Township, Mount Clemens, Utica, Plainwell, Paw Paw, Benton Harbor, Monroe, Jackson, Flint, Bay City, Ludington, Onaway, Grand Haven, Hastings, Holland, Muskegon, Marquette, St. Ignace and Escanaba.

“When we buy local, whether it’s from a neighborhood book store, restaurant, or gift shop, it’s a win for our economy,” said Senator Stabenow. “It was inspiring to meet these innovative and resilient business owners.”

“It comes as no surprise to my community that The Band of Locals are champions for our local small business and we appreciate Senator Stabenow visiting our community,” said Carlleen Rose, Owner of Old Pioneer Store & Emporium.

“It was a great honor to meet Senator Stabenow and have her come to our humble restaurant and speak with our patrons,” said Jennifer Rumsey, Owner of Schuberg’s Bar & Grill.

“People were so pleased to meet Senator Stabenow,” said Lynn Anderson, Owner of Great Lakes Book & Supply. “We were honored to have her stop by and we appreciate the support she gives the area.”