North Texas GLBT Chamber to host Dallas mayoral candidates

Posted on 31 May 2007 at 8:21pm
By Staff Reports

Candidates Oakley, Leppert to meet with members at breakfast on June 8, presenting opening statements before taking questions

The North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce will host Dallas mayoral candidates Ed Oakley and Tom Leppert at a breakfast meeting at Cityplace Conference Center on June 8 at 7:30 a.m.

Sherry Briggs, president of the chamber, said the chamber members are excited to be hosting the candidates’ forum.

“As a chamber of commerce, we are deeply concerned with the economic well being of North Texas, but we are equally attuned to issues that affect the overall GLBT community,” Briggs said.

Tony Vedda, the chamber’s executive director, said the forum is expected to draw a large audience.

“We realize that a large percentage of the GLBT community is very interested in the election,” Vedda said.

For information about attending the forum call Vedda at 214-821-4528 or e-mail him at news@GLBTChamber.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, June 1, 2007.

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