POAM Executive Board Member Attends the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

State Representative David Martin welcomed Grand Blanc Police Officer John Graver as a guest to the Michigan State Capitol for the annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. The ceremony marks the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. Members of the House and guests come together to honor the first responders and military members working in our communities and remember those in Michigan who have died in the line of duty.

John Graver and Rep. Martin posing outside of the MI state capitol building after the 9/11 Memorial Celebration

More about the Attendees

In addition to serving the Grand Blanc community, John Graver is a member of the POAM Executive Board as Secretary. He was invited to the State Capitol by Rep. Martin. He has represented Genesee County in the Michigan House of Representatives since 2021 and now represents the 68th House District, which spans portions of Genesee and Oakland counties. It includes the cities of Davison, Grand Blanc, the majority of Burton, and the Village of Goodrich, Atlas Township, Davison Township, and portions of Genesee and Grand Blanc townships in Genesee County. It also includes Groveland Township in Oakland County.

In a Facebook post, Rep. Martain said the following:

It was an honor to have Officer John Graver of the City of Grand Blanc Police Department join me today at the House of Representatives 9/11 Ceremony. We will always remember the sacrifices of our emergency and law enforcement personnel. #NeverForget

Honor the Fallen

We encourage you to delve deeper into the significance of this day and discover meaningful ways to pay tribute to those individuals in the days to come. A great resource to learn more is the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Situated within the World Trade Center complex in New York City, in-person and online visitors can gain insight into the individual experiences of loss, resilience, and optimism that emerged from that tragic day. The museum continuously works with 9/11 family members, survivors, and rescue and recovery workers to offer services, education, and moments of connection and healing for those who endured the terrorist attack and its aftermath. 

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