LWV to Hold Candidate Forum October 7, 2012

THIS WILL NOT BE A FORUM AS SCHEDULED, ONLY A “MEET THE CANDIDATES” EVENT.

Save the Date! This particular Candidate Forum is set for Sunday, October 7 at 1:00 P.M. As more information is released on which offices/candidates will be at the debate, I will release those details.

League of Women Voters to hold Candidate Forum on October 7, 2012
League of Women Voters to hold Candidate Forum on October 7, 2012

(Announcement)
The League of Women Voters of Lake County will hold a public Candidate Forum. The Forum is co-sponsored by the Round Lake Area Public Library and will be held at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center in Round Lake Beach.

Here’s the official news release:

League of Women Voters and the Round Lake Area Public Library To Conduct Candidate Event

The League of Women Voters of Lake County and the Round Lake Area Public Library will hold a public event for candidates in contested races for 10th Congressional District, 31st State Senate District, 62nd State House District, County Board Districts 3, 5, 6, and 16. The event will be on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 N. Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, IL. The doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and the candidate event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Note: This will not be a Forum, as previously announced, due to scheduling conflicts from the candidates. This event is open to the public.

After brief introductory remarks, candidates will give a public interview. Following that public interview, candidates will be available for individual questions at their own table space. The session will end at 3:30 p.m.

WRLR 98.3-FM and Comcast will cover the event. The event will be carried live on WRLR 98.3-FM and over the station’s website at wrlr.fm. A rebroadcast is set for 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 14. Comcast will air the event on Saturday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m. on Comcast Channel 17 and weekly thereafter.

For more information contact Jim DiDonato, Library Executive Director at (847) 546-7060, ext. 127 or jdidonato@rlalibrary.org.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information, please visit website www.lwvil.org. Membership in the League is open to men and women of all ages. With more than 91 years of experience and 800 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted grassroots organizations.

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