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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:10 pm

Meet the Candidates Night, mayoral forums set

DAVE GONG | The Journal Gazette

The Upstate Alliance of REALTORS and Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana will host a Meet the Candidates Night on Oct. 2. 

The two-hour event will feature Allen County candidates running for mayor, city or town council, and city clerk or town clerk-treasurer.

The event is free for current Greater Fort Wayne Inc. investors and members of the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, the Upstate Alliance of REALTORS and Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana. 

The candidates' night will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St., Fort Wayne. RSVPs are due by Sept. 30. 

Arts United will also hold a mayoral forum on quality-of-life topics at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Auer Performance Hall in the Rhinehart Music Center at Purdue University Fort Wayne. The purpose of the forum is to discuss the city's arts, culture and quality-of-life amenities. 

Representatives from Arts United, PBS39, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics will curate questions from the community. Bruce Haines, general manager of PBS39, will serve as forum moderator.

The event is free, and guests are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m. Questions can be submitted to askthecandidate@artsunited.org. 

dgong@jg.net