Candidates converge at Glenwood chamber’s Issues and Answers night
Glenwood Springs City Council and Roaring Fork School District Re-1 school board candidates will discuss issues and answer questions Monday night.The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is hosting the event in its 22nd year.”It’s something the community expects and looks forward to prior to the elections, and it gives the community a chance to get candidates on the record about important issues,” said Marianne Virgili, president and CEO of the chamber.
Questions will be taken from the audience, a panel of three or four media representatives will also ask candidates about where they stand on relevant issues. A moderator will conduct the forum. The League of Women Voters format commonly seen on television will be used, and candidates are expected to have a three-minute opening statement prepared. Responses to questions are limited to two minutes, with one minute allowed for an opponent’s rebuttal.The event will be broadcast live on Cable Channel 12. It’s also covered by KMTS and KUUR radio stations, TV Aspen Glenwood and KREG TV. The event will be rebroadcast several times on Channel 12.”This debate and educational platform is a highlight of the election season for the entire community,” said Marianne Virgili, president of the chamber.The Post Independent, Valley Community Television, KMTS and KGLN radio stations and State Farm Insurance are co-sponsoring the event. Call 945-6589 for more information.Contact Pete Fowler: 945-8515, ext. 16611 email@example.comPost Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO
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