Schuitmaker to host tour of Kalamazoo drug court Friday


LANSING—State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker today welcomed local policymakers to join her in observing a session of the drug treatment court at the Kalamazoo County Court House on Friday, May 13.

The event runs from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and will include a visit with Judge Stephen Gorsalitz, a review of a drug treatment case by judges Anne E. Blatchford and Robert C. Kropf and observation of a drug court session. A question and answer session will conclude the program.

The event is being organized in conjunction with the Drug Treatment Court Foundation of Kalamazoo County. Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger is also expected to attend.

Guests are asked to enter the courthouse from the west entrance located off of Church St. where they will register and receive a parking pass.

For more information, call 269-383-6468, or email