Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Candidate forums in Ward 5

Premier Community Development Corporation and the Woodridge Civic Association are hosting two candidate forums; the first is for Ward 5 representative and council chair and the second is for mayor and at-large CM in advance of the September 14 primary.   Ward 5 resident and The Washington Times staffer Deborah Simmons will moderate.   The focus of both are these issues:   Jobs, the economy, economic development, and community benefits/neighborhood preservation.

Part I:   Ward Five Council Member and Council Chair Forum, June 17, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Bethesda Baptist Church (1808 Capitol Ave NE, Fellowship Hall):   7:00 – 8:00 pm Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia.   Candidates are:   Kwame Brown, Dorothy Douglas, Calvin Gurley, Vincent Orange, James Walker.   8:00 – 9:00 pm Ward 5 Member of the Council.   Candidates are:   Timothy Day, Kathy Henderson, Delano Hunter, Kenyan McDuffie, Harry Thomas, Jr.

Part II:   Mayor and At-Large Council Forum, July 13, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Bethesda Baptist Church (1808 Capitol Ave NE, Fellowship Hall).   Details forthcoming.

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