Lunch with Governor set for Aug. 15

ESCANABA — The annual Lunch with the Governor at the U.P. State Fair has been set for Thursday, Aug. 15, starting at 11 a.m. in the Fairgrounds Activities Tent.

The non-political event provides an opportunity for businesses and individuals from the community to meet with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and hear directly from her regarding issues that affect Delta County and Michigan.

The Delta County Chamber of Commerce organizes the luncheon each year with food and beverages prepared by member restaurants and businesses, showcasing their signature dishes. The fee includes lunch and gate admission. RSVP must be made in advance and can be done by visiting Deltami.org.

Sponsors of Lunch with the Governor include: Delta County Chamber of Commerce, Upper Peninsula Power Company, Upper Hand Brewery, The UPWARD Talent Council Michigan Works!, U.P. State Fair Authority, Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association, Daily Press, and WLUC TV6 Fox UP.