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Upcoming candidates forums for Cape Coral City Council candidates

By Staff | Sep 28, 2015

* Civic Association forum

The Cape Coral Civic Association will hold its Candidate’s “Survivor’s Night” forum Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., in the Yacht Club Ballroom at 5819 Driftwood Parkway in Cape Coral.

Doors open to the public at 6 p.m. Candidates from Districts 2, 3 and 7 running for Cape Coral City Council will be in attendance.

To submit any potential questions for the candidates, or for more information, email: CapeCivic@Outlook.com.


* Chamber forum

The Cape?Coral Chamber of Commerce will hold a Are You Smarter Than A Politician? Candidates Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The forum will be at the Gulf Coast Village Retirement Community at 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral.

The event is free and open to the public.


* Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife will hold a Candidates Forum for those seeking election to the Cape Coral City Council. It will be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., Rotary Park Environmental Center, 5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral. The election is Nov. 3.

Candidates are — District 2: John Carioscia and Kirk LaGrasta; District 3: Chris Cammarota and Marilyn Stout; District 7: Timothy W. Barrier and Jessica Cosden. CCFW members and the public are invited to attend and question the candidates. www.ccfriendsofwildlife.org


* City of Cape Coral debate

The City of Cape Coral and CapeTV 98 will be hosting one candidate debate for the general election, Thursday, Oct. 22, beginning at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers in City Hall. The debate will last 90 minutes.

The debate will be moderated by Jeff Koehn (CapeCoral.com). Questions will be posed by Valarie Harring (Cape Coral Breeze) and Tom Hayden (Fort Myers News-Press).

The debate will be broadcast live on CapeTV, the City’s government channel (Channel 98), and via live videostream on the City’s website and DaCast outlet (www.cape-tv.com). The debates will be taped for replay on CapeTV during the two weeks leading up to the election. These videos also will be posted for viewing on the city’s website, capecoral.net.