PHILIPSBURG – Officials of the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership announced that they will host a candidates’ forum featuring the six candidates for Centre County Commissioner. The six candidates are Steve Dershem (R), Jon Eich (D), Ed Emel (I), Chris Exarchos (R), Sue Mascolo (R), and Rich Rogers (D).
“We are pleased to offer the residents of the Philipsburg area an opportunity to hear the views and goals of the candidates as they work to secure a Centre County Commissioner seat,” said Mike Baron, president of the MVEDP board of directors. “This forum also gives the business community an opportunity to network with other business people and to get to know first-hand how the positions of the candidates might affect their businesses in the future,” he said.
The candidates’ forum will be held:
8 a.m. Oct. 4
Philipsburg Country Club
A buffet breakfast will be served
Cost is $8 for PRC/MVEDP members and $10 for non-members/guests
RSVP to Sharon or Emily at the Partnership at 342-2260
“We are urging the community to come out to this important event,” said Emily Gette-Doyle, program manager at the Partnership. Partnership Executive Director Stan LaFuria added, “There are many issues facing Centre County and the Moshannon Valley region. It is very important that we make our views known to the candidates to better position our community for future support.”