Sen. Green to receive Legislator of the Year award from sportsmen’s group

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mike Green, co-chair of the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, will receive the Safari Club International Flint Regional Chapter’s Legislator of the Year award at an event Saturday.

The award will be presented between 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. at Perani Arena, 3501 Lapeer Rd. in Flint. Green will provide brief remarks.

Members of the media interested in attending should contact Green’s office or SCI representative Bob Eastman at 810-523-4523. A ticket is required.

Background: The SCI Flint Chapter started in January of 1981 and is a 100 percent voluntary non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting conservation, education and humanitarian programs as well as protecting our hunting heritage. SCI supports major private and public conservation programs, sponsors local school outdoor programs and youth sporting clay target teams, grants scholarships to teachers to study wildlife management and conservation topics, grants hunting opportunities to life-limited children and disabled veterans, and helps feed the needy through Sportsmen Against Hunger.