Join the Thurston County Chamber Wednesday, Oct. 9 for the annual candidate forum and reception to meet candidates running for public office. Don’t miss this celebration of politics, policy and people!
This event will feature a moderated discussion with the Port of Olympia Commissioner race candidates—incumbent Joe Downing and challenger Helen Wheatley and the City of Olympia Mayoral race candidates — incumbent Cheryl Selby and challenger Nathaniel Jones.
Doug Mah, Director of Thurston Chamber’s Public Policy team will moderate the discussion. “The races for Mayor and Port Commissioner are seen by many people as pivotal with regional significance,” said Mah. “These two elected positions, in particular, can directly shape the civic tone and reputation for our region.”
In addition, candidates from across the region running for other public offices in Thurston County will be at the Candidates Reception beginning at 11:15 to meet and mingle with community and business leaders.
When: Candidates Reception & Meet the Candidates Forum is Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Hotel RL Olympia
What: Forum includes lunch, and the cost is $35 for general admission, $25 for prepaid Chamber members, and $30 for members at the door.
Visit thurstonchamber.com to make your reservation today.
Thank you to our Forum sponsors, Hometown Property Management, Olympia Federal Savings and Window Genie.