Carol Berz Schedules Town Hall Meetings, Event Appearances

Monday, February 4, 2013

Councilwoman Carol Berz will hold and participate in multiple town hall meetings and other events in February designed to ask district residents, “What’s important to you?”

“Beginning in April, with a new mayor and some new members of the city council, there will also be new opportunities to focus on what’s important to the people of Chattanooga,” said Dr. Berz, who is running unopposed for the District 6 seat. “I want to speak with as many people as possible to find out what they want us to tackle as we move forward.”

Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.

Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 N. Terrace Road

Town Hall Meeting

Monday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m.

Silverdale Baptist Church, 7236 Bonny Oaks Drive

Midtown Chamber Council Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 13, noon

Out of the Blue Café, 3230 Brainerd Road

Chattanooga Police Interaction Committee

Thursday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Shepherd Community Center, 2124 Shepherd Road

Early Voting Cookout

Feb. 16 and Feb. 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The District Connection/Berz Headquarters, 5896 Brainerd Road (Brainerd Village) 



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