|Candidates Forum Scheduled for Tuesday, October 15, 2019|
Covington, VA (Aug. 30, 2019) - The Alleghany Highlands Chamber Of Commerce will sponsor a local candidatesâ€™ forum on Tuesday, October 15th beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Gleason Forum Hall at Clifton Middle School., 1000 Riverview Farm Rd, Covington. The public is encouraged to attend.
The event is being co-sponsored by the Clifton Forge Womenâ€™s Club as an effort to encourage citizens to become more involved in local government by learning about the issues and positions of each candidate. All candidates are invited to participate; candidates running unopposed that wish to participate will have an opportunity to present their three-minute platform.
Candidates running this fall include:
Alleghany County Commissioner of Revenue, Valerie N. Bruffey;
Alleghany County Treasurer, Teresa Sartain Brown Charles E. Rusmisel
Alleghany County Sheriff, Kevin W. Hall David F. Williams
Shannon Paxton Cox George M. Garten Cletus W. Nicely
Soil and Water Conservation Director Mountain District, Christine Hodges
Alleghany County Member Board of Supervisors
Alleghany County Commonwealthâ€™s Attorney, Ann Gardner
Boiling Springs District, Shannon Paxton Cox
Falling Springs District. George M. Garten
Sharon District, Cletus W. Nicely
The public will be allowed to submit written questions at the forum. A panel will review the questions before they are posed to the candidates. The moderator will pose the questions to the candidates and each candidate will have a limited time to respond. At the end of the forum, each candidate will be given three minutes to present statements about their candidacy and explain why they are running for office and their position on various issues.
Questions may be submitted in advance by mail to the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce, 110 Mall Road, Covington, VA 24426 or email at email@example.com.
Questions may also be submitted the night of the forum. Please call the Chamber office at (540) 962-2178 if you have any questions or need additional information.