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Decatur Candidate Forum Sunday

The two people running for a school board seat will take questions at the Church at Decatur Heights.

A forum and meet and greet for in District 1 will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at , 735 Sycamore Drive.

Candidates Peg Bumgardner and Garrett Goebel will take questions from moderator Geoff Koski, government and politics teacher at Decatur High.

People in the audience can follow up with the candidates afterward at the meet and greet.

The Church at Decatur Heights and the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association are organizing the event. The public is invited.

The election is Nov. 8. Bumgardner and Goebel are running for the seat now held by John Ahmann, who is not seeking re-election. All the other races in Decatur are uncontested.

Deanne October 07, 2011 at 03:56 PM
Ralph- Thanks for getting the word out to Patch readers! We'll save you a front row seat! To the Community- This is a terrific opportunity to hear Peg Bumgardner's and Garrett Goebel's ideas for our schools. Geoff Koski is putting together a list of all the questions that are on folks' minds. The forum will last approximately one hour. Please join in the meet & greet fun afterward-- meet the candidates, mingle with other schools minded folks, and enjoy some tasty snacking! All interested City of Decatur residents are invited! * We're pleased to offer a limited number of courtesy childcare slots to parents who'd like to attend the forum. Please email to arrange: deanneindecaturheights@yahoo.com.
Garrett Goebel October 07, 2011 at 10:02 PM
Patch readers may also wish to check out the AJC Voter Guide's candidate interviews for the Decatur School Board District 1 (B) race: http://www.thevoterguide.org/v/ajc11/race-detail.do?id=221406548

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