Meet the Candidate media panel announced

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TROY — The media panel for Meet the Candidate night, sponsored by Leadership Troy Alumni, includes Matt Bayman of, Joshua Byers of Troy Daily News, and Scott Hornberger of WTJN Radio.

The event, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Troy Junior High School cafeteria, will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last one hour. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Doors to the school at 556 North Adams Street, Troy, open at 7 p.m.

Meet the Candidate night will be broadcast live on Troy Community Radio 107.1 WTJN and on WPTW 98.1 FM and 1570 AM.

This forum will feature candidates and issues facing the voters in Troy and Concord Township in the general election to include:

• U.S. House of Representatives – 8th District – Warren Davidson and Steven Fought

• Miami County Sheriff – David Duchak and Joe Mahan

• City of Troy Tax Levy for Parks

• Concord Township Fire Levy Renewal

• Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services Levy Renewal

Tom Dunn, LT ’96, will be the emcee and written questions from the audience will be accepted and presented by the media panel. Jack Hoekstra LT ’08 will be timekeeper.

This is the 26th year that Leadership Troy Alumni has sponsored Meet the Candidate Night that began in 1990. Leadership Troy Alumni includes residents of the Troy area who, since 1984, have successfully completed an extensive program designed to increase the quality and quantity of men and women capable of accepting leadership roles in community organizations.

Applications are currently available for the Leadership Troy Class of 2017. Deadline is Dec. 15, 2016.

Contact Leadership Troy at the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce for an application at

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