Campaigning for Governor, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer Visits Pontiac

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer began campaigning for Governor over a year and a half before the Nov. 6, 2018 election.  She spent Tuesday evening visiting a community she remembers well from her youth, speaking in the building that is named in honor of her Grandfather – The Whitmer Resource Center in Pontiac.

Dana Whitmer was an educator who served as Superintendent of Pontiac Schools for nearly 25 years, including the tumultuous time of desegregation.  Her grandmother was known to neighbors as “the Flower Lady,” because of her beautiful yard and friendly demeanor.  She was also a teacher in Pontiac Schools.  Read More