Can­di­date meet and greet sched­uled

The Progress-Index Weekend - - LOCAL -

PETERS­BURG — The Harding Street Area Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion will host a po­lit­i­cal meet and greet on Thurs­day, Oct. 18 fea­tur­ing can­di­dates run­ning for Peters­burg City Coun­cil wards 1,3,5, and 7, United States Sen­ate and United States House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives for the 4th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict. The pub­lic is in­vited.

Can­di­dates who are sched­uled to ap­pear are as fol­lows:

• Treska Wil­son-Smith, in­cum­bent, city coun­cil Ward 1

• Rev. Ge­orge Fri­day, chal­lenger, city coun­cil Ward 3

• Bev­er­ley Cole­man, chal­lenger, city coun­cil Ward 5

• Natan McKen­zie, chal­lenger, city coun­cil Ward 5

• John Hart, in­cum­bent, city coun­cil Ward 7

• Peter J. “Pete” Wells, Lib­er­tar­ian can­di­date for the United States House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, 4th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict

The pur­pose of this event is to give vot­ers a chance to meet those who are run­ning for of­fice and to talk with the can­di­dates about their plat­forms, as well as dis­cuss what the vot­ers want in their lead­ers.

The event will take place at the Taber­na­cle Bap­tist Church Fam­ily Life Cen­ter, 444 Hal­i­fax St. in Peters­burg at 6 p.m.

Light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the Meet and Greet, con­tact Harding Street Area Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion at 804-892-6295/ 804-414-5623.

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