C of C Forum March 23

The Mountain Grove Chamber of Commerce will be hosing a “meet & Greet” on Thursday, March 23, in the Mountain Grove High School cafeteria beginning at 6 p.m.

The forum is to give the public a chance to meet and hear fr0m several of the candidates running for office in the upcoming April 4 election.

Attendees running for mayor are Fred VanBibber and Will Parsons. Aldermen for Ward 1 are Mike Stearnes and Mary Armstrong; Ward 2, Tom Ratterree and Dean Godsy.

Mark Bushong and Danny Bledsoe will also be in attendance to discuss the police and fire one cent sales tax increase which will be on the ballot.

There will also be an attendee at the forum running for School Board Jerry Elliott. The school board has four candidates running for three available positions. Jeff Holman is out of town all week at a 911 meeting and will not be able to attend and both incumbents Dr. David Gourley and Mark Hyde have previous engagements.

Joe Golden, president of the C of C, will be facilitating the forum.