City and school board election forums begin in October

Candidates for city office and school boards will square off at election forums starting in early October.

Candidates for city office and school boards will square off at election forums starting in early October.

Some panels are theme-based while others cover a number of topics.

The forums will allow residents to hear from the hopefuls running for mayor, council and the Red Deer Public School and Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools boards.

The Golden Circle kicks off the City Hall circuit from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 2. RSVP at 403-343-6074.

The following night, on Oct. 3, the Red Deer Library will host the mayoral candidates from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at the downtown library branch.

Two school board trustee forums are set for Oct. 8 with the candidates for public school district squaring off at Hunting Hills High School from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Contact Bruce Buruma at 403-342-3708.

Trustee candidates for Red Deer Catholic debate from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Pomeroy Inn and Suites at Olds College. Contact Barb at 403-556-7070 for more information.

Other city council forums:

• Oct. 9: Construction, Development and Real Estate Forum, Red Deer Lodge from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

• Oct. 10: Health Forum, Heartland Room at the Harvest Centre from 7 to 9 p.m. Contact 403-409-3682.

• Oct. 15: Panel Election in Plain Language, The HUB on Ross (4936 Ross St.) from 4 to 6 p.m. Contact Debbie at 403-342-4550 or Twyla at 403-340-4869.

• Oct. 17: Red Deer Chamber of Commerce, Harvest Centre in Westerner Park at 7 p.m.

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