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Michigan Nonprofit Association to hold Virtual Legislative Day featuring Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II as Keynote Speaker

March 18, 2022 
Contact: tpitts@mnaonline.org

LANSING- Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) will present its annual Legislative Day event on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 9:30AM via Zoom.  This year’s theme is “Nonprofits- The Best Investment for Community.” The event features keynote speaker Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and will highlight the resiliency and perseverance of Michigan nonprofits over the past two years.

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Senate Bill Introduced to Give Temporary Relief for Charitable Events

Earlier this summer, 2021, a bipartisan statewide bill was introduced to give temporary relief to charitable gaming events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effectively, the bill would temporarily waive fees and expand the ability to hold specific nonprofit events that include games of chance. In these scenarios, the participants would use imitation money or chips, similar to a casino. 

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