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1415Republican Women Host Local Candidates

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  • Lois Kaneshiki
    Oct 7, 2013



      Blair County Republican Women Host Local Candidates


      Altoona, Pennsylvania --  The Blair County Republican Women will host their monthly dinner meeting on Thursday, October 17th, at 6:00 p.m. at Hoss’s in Altoona.   All Republican candidates on the ballot for the November Municipal Election have been invited to attend.  Members and other Republican voters can r.s.v.p. on the organization’s web site http://www.BlairRepublicanWomen.com or call 207-0011 to reserve their spots.


      So far seven candidates have agreed to attend:

      œ   Joy Foreman for Jury Commissioner

      œ   Dave Butterbaugh, Altoona City Council

      œ   Michael Haire, Altoona City Council

      œ   Ed Silvetti, Blair Township supervisor

      œ   Joe Metzgar, Logan Township supervisor

      œ   John Little, Hollidaysburg Council, Ward 2

      œ   Jerome Dodson, Taylor Township supervisor


      “It is important for the citizens to meet their local officials.  These individuals are where the ‘rubber hits the road’ in terms of government spending and are accessible to the people if they take the opportunity to learn about what is going on in their local government,” stated club President Lois Kaneshiki.


      The mission of the Blair County Republican Women is to strengthen the Republican Party, to advance women in political knowledge and political activity, and to promote honest government and unselfish patriotism.