Downtown Council Hosts Political Forum Jan. 3

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Council will host a political forum Jan. 3 for qualified candidates running for the Chattanooga City Council District 7.  

The meeting will take place from 7:30-8:30 a.

m. at the DoubleTree Hotel located on 407 Chestnut St. 

Featured participants will include Chris Anderson, Karl Epperson, incumbent Manny Rico and Tramble Stephens.

The forum will commence with opening statements from each candidate and proceed with questions from the audience. Candidates will be allotted an additional three minutes each for final comments at the event’s conclusion. 

Downtown Council meetings take place the first Thursday of each month and are open to the public. Admission is $10 and a full breakfast is provided. Attendees are invited to come early and stay late for networking.


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