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Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, joined Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) Director Heidi Washington (center right) and Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility Warden DeWayne Burton (right) on a tour of a classroom at the Ionia prison. The facility houses the Vocational Village program, designed to help keep prisoners from returning to prison after they are released.
July 6th 2016
Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, and Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) Director Heidi Washington talk with Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility Warden DeWayne Burton about the Vocational Village program at the Ionia prison. The program is designed to help keep prisoners from returning to prison after they are released.
July 6th 2016
Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, welcomes Pastor Doral Jackson (left) to the state Capitol. Jackson is the senior pastor of River of Life Church in Watervliet and delivered the invocation before Senate session. Pastors Doral and Linda Jackson founded the non-denominational church 13 years ago, and now offer ministry for the whole family, a Bible school and a 12-step program for those struggling with addiction.
September 18th 2013
John stands with Ken (left) and Dan (right) Wahmoff who operate Wahmoff Tree Farm in Gobles. The tree behind them was delivered to Governor Rick Snyder's residence for the holidays (11/14/11).
January 20th 2012
John volunteers to help load trucks for Trees. The program donates locally grown trees to active duty military and their families during the holidays (11/28/11).
January 20th 2012
John joins other Southwest Michigan leaders in honoring Kelsey Lake Farm for being named the 2010 Cass County Conservation District Farm of the Year (8/25/11)
January 20th 2012
John speaks with Van Buren County firefighters during their propane fire training (7/12/11)
January 20th 2012
John joins other Southwest Michigan leaders at the ribbon cutting for Honor Credit Union (12/2/11)
January 20th 2012
John joins other Southwest Michigan leaders at the ribbon cutting for Concord Ridge Equestrian Club (8/25/11)
January 20th 2012
John in the 98.3 The Coast Studios on the Best Mix in the Morning Show (5/23/11)
January 20th 2012
John joins Volunteer Center of Southwest Michigan Volunteers Sharon Davarn, Theresa Nutten and Doris Higgins at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA to promote volunteerism (4/30/11)
January 20th 2012
John surprises Mr. Foxworthy's second grade students at Bridgman Elementary School by delivering an IPod stereo and docking system (1/6/11).
January 20th 2012
Proos presents educational games to Mrs. Peterson's kindergarten class as St. Basils School in South Haven (1/6/11).
January 20th 2012
Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, (center) joins Neil Vernasco (center left) and representatives from Michigan Works! at a special tribute presentation in Lansing. Vernasco was honored as a Michigan Works! Alumnus who ultimately earned a new career in power plant operations at Consumers Power. The special tribute presented to Vernasco states Neils informed and proactive approach to finding a new career is certainly a commendable achievement. By diligently pursuing the opportunities before him, and taking advantage of the valuable assistance offered by Michigan Works!, Neil has created many opportunities for himself and has provided a terrific example for others to follow. The tribute was signed by Proos, Gov. Rick Snyder, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and state Rep. Sharon Tyler.
January 26th 2011
Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph; Rep. Matt Lori, R-Constantine; and Rep. Sharon Tyler, R-Niles, presented a special tribute to Dr. Fred L. Mathews at the Michigan Capitol in recognition of his longevity as chairman of Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees. Mathews was honored as the longest serving community college chairman in the country. After being unanimously re-elected, Mathews began his 47th year as chairman. Pictured from left to right, are SMC president Dr. David Mathews, Proos, Dr. Fred L. Mathews, Lori and Tyler.
January 21st 2011