Beckley-Raleigh County
Chamber of Commerce
245 North Kanawha Street
Beckley , WV 25801
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Meet the Candidates
4/8/2020 6:30:00 AM - 4/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Meet the Candidates

You're invited to join us to meet the candidates for the upcoming May 2020 Election

Join us on Wednesday, April 8 to meet candidates for the upcoming Primary Election

The Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ‘Meet The Candidates’ forum on April 8, 2020 at the Raleigh County Convention Center. Registration begins at 7am with the candidates taking the podium at 7:30am.

“This is the only local forum in the area that will give constituents the opportunity to meet their local candidates prior to the primary election on May 12th,” says Heather Ouimette, Chairperson for the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs committee.

The event will be moderated by Jay Quesenberry of Southern Communications and the media panel will consist of Damon Cain, Editor, Beckley Newspapers; Dave Kirby, Morning News Anchor, News Talk WWNR; Keith Thompson, Senior Account Executive, WJLS Radio; Anna Saunders, Reporter, WOAY TV; Annie Moore, Capitol Beat Reporter, WVVA TV and Riley Phillips, Evening Anchor, WVNS TV 59 News.

“The Chamber is recognized as the voice of business for issues affecting the economic well-being and quality of life in the area” says Michelle Rotellini, President / CEO of the Chamber of Commerce. “Our Meet The Candidates forum provides our local business community with an opportunity to learn about the candidates positions on major issues before the May 12th election.”

Candidates that have already confirmed their attendance are two candidates for County Commission: Ron Hedrick and Greg Duckworth; six candidates for the Office of Mayor: Tony O. Martin, Robert R. Rappold, Marvin R. Robinson, Danielle R. Stewart, Sherry Wade and James P. Wills, Sr.; and thirteen candidates for Common Council: (At-Large) Timothy R. Berry, Ronnie L. Booker, Sherrie R. Hunter and Michael D. Reedy; (Ward 1) Tom Sopher - unopposed; (Ward 2) Robert K. Canter III - unopposed; (Ward 3) Thomas A. Mosley, Robert P. Dunlap III and Frank E. Williams; (Ward 4) Kelly Elkins and Kevin W. Price; and (Ward 5) Janine O. Bullock and Mark Lovell Larkin.

Reserve your seat by contacting Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce
304-252-7328 | [email protected]