GRAND RAPIDS — State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) invites residents to join her at her upcoming coffee hour, which will feature special guest Jon O’Connor, a 1st Ward commissioner for the city of Grand Rapids. This community coffee hour will give constituents a chance to meet with Rep. Brinks and Commissioner O’Connor to share ideas and concerns and hear about what’s going on locally and at the Capitol. The upcoming coffee hours will take place:

  • Friday, March 18, from 8:30-10 a.m., at New Beginnings Restaurant, 1601 Alpine Ave. NW in Grand Rapids

Residents of Rep. Brinks’ district in Grand Rapids are encouraged to contact her toll-free at (855) 747-4946 (4WIN) or by email at Those interested in keeping up to date on her work at the Capitol are also encouraged to sign up for her e-newsletter by visiting