The Winston-Salem Chamber to host 2018 Candidate Forum Oct. 17
Winston-Salem (September 26, 2018) – The Winston-Salem Chamber is hosting a community event welcoming all citizens to become informed on the candidates for state and local office ahead of the Mid-Term Election on Nov. 6.
The 2018 Candidate Forum will be held on Oct. 17 at Forsyth Tech’s West Campus. This event is non-partisan and open to the entire community. The schedule and invited candidates for each contest are as follows:
2:00pm – 2:45pm — U.S. House of Representatives (District 05: Virginia Foxx and DD Adams)
3:00pm – 3:45pm — NC State Senate (District 31: Joyce Krawiec and John Motsinger Jr.; District 32: Eric Henderson and Paul Lowe Jr.)
4:00pm – 4:45pm — NC House of Representatives Candidates (District 071: Evelyn Terry and Scott Arnold; District 072: Derwin L. Montgomery and Reginald Reid; District 073: William Stinson and Lee Zachary; District 074: Terri Elizabeth LeGrand and Debra Conrad; District 075: Donny C. Lambeth and Dan Besse)
5:00pm – 5:45pm — County Commissioners and Sheriff Candidates (Forsyth County Board of Commissioners At Large: Ted Kaplan, Keenen Altic, and A.L. “Buddy” Collins; Forsyth County Board of Commissioners District A: Tonya McDaniel and Fleming El-Amin; Forsyth County Board of Commissioners District B: Don Martin; Forsyth County Sheriff: Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr. and William T. “Bill” Schatzman)
Questions for the candidates may be submitted on the event registration page, located on our website www.winstonsalem.com.
Voters will also decide on the City of Winston-Salem municipal bonds, which the Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors has voted to support, as well as a quarter-cent sales tax in Forsyth County.
The 2018 Candidate Forum is presented by the Chamber’s Government Affairs division. The Chamber advocates for Federal, State, and Local policies that enhance a healthy business environment for long-term economic vitality. To learn more, visit winstonsalem.com/government.
2018 Candidate Forum
Wednesday, October 17, 2-6pm
Forsyth Tech West Campus-1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
ABOUT THE CHAMBER
The Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce is In Business for Business. Our mission is to provide and advocate for the best environment for businesses of all sizes– because when businesses succeed, the community thrives. The Chamber represents nearly 1,200 area businesses providing economic development assistance, market research, government relations, educational programs, and connecting events to help businesses grow. The Chamber’s programs support small business creation, technology-driven development, public school student achievement, and higher education initiatives. Membership scholarships are available to minority- and female-owned companies as part of the Chamber’s commitment to equal opportunities in the workforce.
The Chamber is an independent nonprofit organization with a history that pre-dates the joining of the cities of Winston and Salem. For more than 130 years, the Chamber has been integral in the evolution of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.