Candidates nights planned

Staff Reports

TROY — The Leadership Troy Alumni will be sponsoring two back-to-back evenings to Meet the Candidates in February.

The first night is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23, will feature 15 candidates with opposition for the 8th Congressional District race.

The second evening, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24, and will feature candidates for sheriff of Miami County, prosecuting attorney, and Miami County Commissioner, as well as the Troy Schools levy.

“The important issue and races along with the number of candidates running in the Primary Election has necessitated the additional night,” says Steve Baker, chairman of the event. “Mark your calendars and be sure to join us to help you make an educated decision in the Primary Election on March 15, 2016.”

Both of these forums will be held at the Troy Junior High School gymnasium at 556 N. Adams St., Troy. Doors open at 7 p.m. The program will begin each evening promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last 90 minutes.

Leadership Troy Alumni have been hosting the Meet the Candidate forums since 1990. Leadership Troy includes residents of the Troy area who, since 1984, have successfully completed an extensive program designed to increase the quality and quantity of men and women capable of accepting leadership roles in community organizations.