Ten years ago, the Meijer State Games of Michigan were announced, and planning began for the first Summer Games. Typically for a State Games to become a full member, they have three years to get ten sports running. Michiganders however were supportive right away of the Meijer State Games and it didn’t take long for 15 sports to be a part of the inaugural Summer Games.
This year, the Meijer State games of Michigan is sending two athletes and their families to Virginia. Dakota Mclaren of Belding, Michigan was one of the athletes chosen for the opportunity to go to Lynchburg and compete in the State Games of America