Oct. 10, 2017
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. — The North Adams Chamber of Commerce will host the second and final candidate forum of the fall on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m.  Working with Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ (MCLA) Department of History, Political Science and Public Policy, and forum hosts Greylock WORKS, the meeting will provide local voters and members of the business community with another opportunity to meet the candidates who are running for office in North Adams.

This event, to be held at Greylock WORKS, 508 State Road, is free and open to the public.

From 5 to 5:30 p.m., candidates for the North Adams City Council and the North Adams School Committee will have an opportunity to meet members of our business community. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., the candidates will introduce themselves to the voters of North Adams and talk about their ideas for the future.

“Our goal is to give the voters of North Adams every opportunity to meet and get to know all of the candidates for elected office in North Adams this fall,” said North Adams Chamber of Commerce President Glenn Maloney. “We feel it is vitally important for all of us to take part in the electoral process. To do that, we must all have the opportunity to learn and understand the issues that are important to our community, and to learn the vision our leaders have for the future.”

Those interested in attending should access this event through the main entrance on Protection Avenue. Parking will be available in the municipal ball field lots off of Protection Avenue, and in front of the Greylock WORKS on State Road.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college and a campus of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA promotes excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA graduates are prepared to be practical problem solvers and engaged, resilient global citizens.

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