Judge rejects bid by landscapers, garden shops to reopen immediately

The lawsuit hoped to block the governor's stay-at-home order for plant nurseries and landscapers.

The Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association asked for an emergency injunction against enforcement of the governor’s stay-at-home order as it applies to landscapers, lawn-care businesses and garden centers. But U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney refused to issue that injunction before the state had a chance to reply.

MLive reported that Maloney said that the plaintiffs had to prove “irreparable injury” for a judge to issue an injunction before the other party can answer.

NowKalamazoo Partner Event
Group of people laughing and chatting underneath the text "Eat. Drink. Give. Craft beer. Wine. Great food."

A fundraising gala supporting

logo for Gryphon Place

Friday, April 28, 2023 | 7-10PM
Girl Scouts Program & Training Center

It’s back! Eat Drink Give returns to bring hundreds of guests together to enjoy a memorable evening filled with food, drinks, music, and fun. This gala features tasty creations, an impressive selection of wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages for sampling, an awesome venue, fabulous raffle and auction prizes, and best of all — people who want to make a difference!

The funds raised at Eat Drink Give will support Gryphon Place’s local programs and services, including 2-1-1, suicide prevention, youth services, Restorative Practices and more. We know the last few years have been difficult for everyone, so the joy of celebrating and supporting our community is needed now more than ever. We hope to see you there!

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