During day in Livingston County, Slotkin volunteers at vaccination clinic

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Holly, spent a busy day in Livingston County on Friday.

While in the community, Slotkin met with a wide range of constituents — from students to business owners to elected officials — and even volunteered at a Livingston County Health Department vaccination clinic.

Slotkin began her day Zooming in with Government classes at Howell High School.

Below, the Congresswoman talks with students about her path to Congress, as well as the importance of public service; she also answered questions from students on a wide range of topics.

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From there, Slotkin volunteered at the Livingston County Health Department Vaccination clinic, where about 500 seniors were receiving their second doses of the covid vaccine.

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Slotkin met with the owners of The Dio in Pinckney. She heard their experiences of the past year, and discussed the Shuttered Venues Operators Grants, for which she advocated in the relief bill.

While in Pinckney, Slotkin visited Fondness, one of the newest restaurants in the area, and met Joy Qiao, one of its owners.

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin and Joy Qiao of Fondness.

She also discussed stimulus funds with Pinckney Village President Rebecca Foster, and learned how the village is coping with the pandemic.

Pinckney Village President Rebecca Foster meets with U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin.

Slotkin also met virtually with the Livingston Diversity Council, and learned about its work in the education arena.

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