About Town: September 17, 2020

AAUW announces virtual meeting

The public is invited to join the American Association of University Women for a virtual kick off meeting at 4:30 p.m Tuesday.

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Guest speakers will be Rosemarie Muller, president, Donna Oba, vice president of the League of Women Voters, and Debbie Hecht. Discussion will include the methods and timing of voting in the November election, and the two Open Space charter amendments.

For more information and to receive a Zoom event link, contact email Bill and Cindy Armer at cbarmer@hotmail.com.

Mayoral forum slated Oct. 1

The Big Island Press Club will host a live mayoral forum on Oct. 1 in Hilo with Hawaii County mayoral candidates Ikaika Marzo and Mitch Roth. Sherry Bracken will moderate the 90-minute discussion that starts at 4:30 p.m.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no live audience. The Big Island Press Club is using the latest guidance to keep the candidates, the moderator, and the broadcast technical team properly distanced and safe during the forum.

The event will be live-streamed on the Big Island Press Club’s Facebook as well as air live on B97/B93 (97.1 FM in Hilo and 93.1 FM in Kona).

Since 1967, the Big Island Press Club has been protecting the public’s right to know. Serving as a watchdog for openness and credibility for Hawaii Island, the organization hosts several events throughout the year, including the annual awarding of scholarships.

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For more information on the club, visit www.bigislandpressclub.org.

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