Theis’ Veteran of the Year contest ends next week

LANSING, Mich.  State Sen. Lana Theis reminded residents on Thursday that her Veteran of the Year contest ends next week on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

“The 22nd Senate District is blessed with many military veterans who continue to serve our communities with the same honor, courage and commitment that they did while in uniform,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “There is still time to get your nominations in — let’s give our vets the recognition they deserve!”

Those wishing to nominate a veteran should include their name and contact information, the veteran’s name, his or her military branch and era of service, and a description of why the veteran deserves the award.

Nominations should be submitted by filling out a form at They may also be submitted via email at [email protected] or by phone at 517-373-2420.

The Veteran of the Year will be announced on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.