Meet the Candidate night set for Oct. 17

For the Troy Daily News

TROY — Meet the Candidate night, sponsored by Leadership Troy Alumni, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Troy Junior High School cafeteria.

The event 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 and Concord Township in the Nov. 6 General Election to include:

• Troy Schools Tax Renewal for Permanent Improvements presented by Superintendent Chris Piper

• U.S. House of Representatives — 8th District to include Warren Davidson and Vanessa Enoch, Ph.D.

• Ohio Senate — 5th District to include Paul Bradley and Stephen Huffman, M.D.

• Ohio House of Representatives — 80th District to include D.J. Byrnes and Jena Powell

The media panel for Meet the Candidate night includes David Fong from the Troy Daily News, Matt Bayman from, Terry Lafferty from WPTW Radio, and Bill McIntosh from WTJN Radio. Written questions from the audience will be accepted and presented by the media panel.

Tom Dunn, LT ‘96, will be the moderator. Steve Baker, LT ‘84 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 at 556 N. Adams St., Troy, open at 7 p.m.

This is the 28th 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. For more information about Leadership Troy, go to