October 13, 2008
AAUW Hosts Political Forum Tuesday
VALDOSTA - The American Association of University Women will
host the South Georgia Political Forum from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 14, at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center.
Candidates for all national and local offices will participate in free-form roundtables and offer three-minute speeches, which will be moderated by Dr. Sharon Gravett, assistant vice president for Academic Affairs and longtime member of the AAUW. Prior to the addresses, the estimated 20 candidates from state and local races will be available in the meeting room to entertain questions from the public and distribute campaign information.
The Valdosta branch of the AAUW organized the forum, in conjunction with Myrna Ballard of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, Julie Greenhaw of the Lowndes County Republican Party and Dennis Marks of the Lowndes County Democratic party.