Saturday, January 14, 2017 07:59 AM


The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, is set to host forums for mayoral and City Council races.

Two separate forums will provide the public an opportunity to be introduced to participating candidates and be educated on their respective platforms.

The mayoral forum is scheduled forMonday, Jan. 30, at 6 Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1115 North Moore Road.

The forum will be moderated by retired educator Edna Varner, who currently works for the Public Education Foundation and is very involved in community service.

For those seeking to hold City Council seats, a second forum will be heldMonday, Feb. 6, at 6 Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, 1734 East Third St.

The forum will be moderated by Tom Griscom, former managing editor of the Chattanooga Times Free Press and who currently provides strategic communication consultations with a focus on education, utilities and health care.

Candidates from both races have been extended invitations to participate. As an organization interested in Chattanooga's future and actively engaged in the city's political and economic process, NCBW strongly encourages the community to attend both forums.

NCBW is a non-partisan, advocacy organization and does not endorse candidates or contribute to political campaigns. The organizations role is to ...

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