GROSSE POINTE WOODS — State Representative Brian Banks (D-Grosse Pointe Woods) invites residents to join him for his first coffee hours of the year to discuss their thoughts and ideas about improving state government.

Rep. Banks will host his monthly coffee hours on:

  • The first Monday of each month starting Feb. 4, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Caribou Coffee, 19419 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, (313) 640-8284.

  • The third Monday of each month starting Feb. 18, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at McDonalds, 14271 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, (313) 521-4212.

Bimonthly evening coffee hours will be scheduled at a later date.

Rep. Banks encourages people to sign up for his e-newsletter, which will provide brief updates of his work at the Capitol and in the community. To sign up, interested individuals should visit Residents can also reach Rep. Banks at his office at (517) 373-0154.