Meet the Candidate night upcoming

Annual event scheduled for April 20

Staff report

TROY — Meet the Candidate night, sponsored by Leadership Troy Alumni, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at the Troy Junior High School cafeteria.

The event also will be broadcast live on Troy Community Radio 107.1 WTJN and on WPTW 98.1 FM and 1570 AM.

The forum will feature candidates and an issue facing the voters in Troy in the May 2 Primary Election to include:

• Troy City Income Tax for Parks and Recreation — Michelle Ziolkowski is scheduled to explain the levy.

• Troy City Council-at-Large candidates — Thomas Andrew Brinkman, William Lutz, Robin Oda, Todd Severt and Lynne Snee. Three candidates are to be elected.

• Troy City Council, 5th Ward — William Rozell and William Twiss. One candidate is to be elected from that ward.

The media panel for Meet the Candidate night includes representatives of, Troy Daily News, WPTW Radio and WTJN Radio.

Tom Dunn, LT ’96, will be the moderator. Written questions from the audience will be accepted and presented by the media panel. Jack Hoekstra LT ’08 will be timekeeper. The program will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last 90 minutes. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Doors to the Troy Junior High School at 556 N. Adams St., Troy, will open at 7 p.m.

This is the 27th year that Leadership Troy Alumni has sponsored Meet the Candidate night that began in 1990. Leadership Troy Alumni includes residents of the Troy area who, since 1984, have successfully completed an extensive program designed to increase the quality and quantity of men and women capable of accepting leadership roles in community organizations.

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Annual event scheduled for April 20