State representative candidates to discuss disability issuesResidents of Stevens, Douglas, Grant and Todd counties can learn where candidates stand on issues affecting people with disabilities at a forum event for legislative Districts 11A and 11B.
Residents of Stevens, Douglas, Grant and Todd counties can learn where candidates stand on issues affecting people with disabilities at a forum event for legislative Districts 11A and 11B.
Hosted by the Alexandria multiple sclerosis self-help group, the forum is from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 13 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria, 115 30th Avenue East.
It will be moderated by Joel Ulland, vice president of public affairs for the National MS Society, Minnesota Chapter. The goal is to provide constituents of Districts 11A and 11B an opportunity to hear from legislative candidates about issues affecting the disability community.
Candidates invited to attend include District 11A incumbent Representative Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, and opponents Bruce Campbell, D-Alexandria, and Dave Holman, IP-Morris; and District 11B incumbent Representative Mary Ellen Otremba, D-Long Prairie, and opponent Dave Kircher, R-Burtum.
To learn more about this event, contact Alexandria MS self-help group leaders Deb at (320) 761-5131 or Dennis at (320) 763-5009.
About the National
MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. It helps each person address the challenges of living with MS through its 50 state network of chapters.
The society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS. The Minnesota Chapter represents an estimated 9,000 people with MS in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. For more information, go to the Web site, www.nationalmssociety.org.