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Thanks to a recent care package Gov. Whitmer sent to ‘SNL’ actress Cecily Strong, I officially want to put down my Mich Ultra and switch to a Michigan made beer in honor of Gov. Whitmer’s witty gesture.

You may recall last week, Cecily Strong played the role of Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer during a “Saturday Night Live” sketch that didn’t make the live airing but was posted online after. The State of Michigan took notice — and so did Whitmer, who told Fox 2 that she found it funny, but took issue with Strong holding a Labatt Blue rather than a Michigan-made beer…

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“We love Canada, but we drink Michigan beer,” Whitmer said, holding a Bell’s Two Hearted Ale.

Gov. Whitmer took it a step further: She sent Strong a “care package” of Michigan beer and goodies, all from Comstock-based Bell’s Brewery, the largest and perhaps most recognizable independent craft brewery in the state.

…And Strong loved it!

“Got a giant and gorgeous Michigan care package sent to New York courtesy of that super cool woman from Michigan,” Strong wrote on Instagram. “Thank you @gewhitmer !!! Honestly, this blew me away!”

Kudos Governor Whitmer! This woman has been put in a tough situation and still finds time to playfully (and rightfully) set things straight while representing the great state of Michigan! #Cheers

Tracy Marie is one of Beasley Media Detroit's Digital Program Directors. She has an obsession with fun coffee mugs, yoga pants, and Jason Momoa. She enjoys decorating, taking naps and a good coffee buzz. You can hear her on-air, Sundays 10am-3pm. Connect with her on Instagram @ItsTracyMarie.