Local, state and federal legislative candidates have been invited to a series of forums in October to discuss their views on key issues. The public is invited to attend.
The forum is sponsored by Northern Lakes Community Mental Health (NLCMH) and its Consumer Advocacy Council. The forum will focus on affordable housing, employment, public transportation, and health care. Candidates attending will have the opportunity to address these issues and to respond to audience questions.
The forums will be held as follows:
* October 10, 2008 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at NLCMH, 3rd Floor Board Room, 105 Hall Street, in Traverse City.
* October 15, 2008 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at NLCMH, Multipurpose Room, 527 Cobbs Street, Cadillac.
* October 17, 2008 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Days Inn, 2556 Business Loop South, in Grayling.
* October 28, 2008 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at NLCMH, 2715 Townline Road, in Houghton Lake.
“These are issues of importance to many persons in our community and we are pleased to host this forum. It will be a good opportunity for people to share their views with the candidates and become more informed voters in advance of the November election,” said Greg Paffhouse, Chief Executive Officer.
For additional information call Deb Lavender at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health at 231-935-3677.