CWLI and UTC To Host Candidate Reception And Forum

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute (CWLI), in partnership with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Department of Political Science, Public Administration, & Nonprofit Management and Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Geography will host a Candidate Reception and Forum on Monday, July 21, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St., from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The public is invited to mingle with candidates running in the August State Primary and Hamilton County General Election.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center with a reception, providing the opportunity for candidates and attendees to speak one-on-one.

Then, at 6:30 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Auditorium, there will be a moderated forum featuring candidates running in the August Primary for US House District 3 - Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Dr. Mary Headrick and Weston Wamp.

This event is open to the public, both men and women.  All qualified candidates running in the August 7 State Primary and Hamilton County General Election are invited to attend.  

The closest parking lots to the Fine Arts Center are Lots 10, 12, and 17. Free parking is available in UTC lots after 5:00 p.m. And, as always, street parking is available.

 
 




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