Senator Stabenow Tours Small Businesses in Lapeer County

Monday, October 31, 2016

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow met with small businesses in Lapeer County as part of her small business tour across the state. Stabenow visited Stichin’ at the Barn and Gallop Brush in Imlay City before stopping at Vidon Plastics in Lapeer.

Senator Stabenow’s small business tour has included stops in 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 support small businesses and entrepreneurs, our economy in Michigan thrives,” said Senator Stabenow. It was inspiring to meet these innovative and resilient business owners.”

“The Gallop Brush team appreciated Senator Stabenow’s interest in our company’s growth and in the challenges small businesses like ours face,” said Ted Yamin, Sr., Owner of Gallop Brush. “We look forward to engaging with her in the future on ways the federal government can help manufacturers remain competitive in the global marketplace.”

“We were grateful to have Sen. Stabenow pay us a visit this week, and appreciate her interest in understanding our business and the challenges we face,” said Matthew Dube, Business Development Manager of Vidon Plastics, Inc.