Augusta Metro and Greater Augusta Black Chambers to host Candidate Forums May 2-5

Posted By: Kathryn Freemon News Releases,

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to host a series of Candidate Forums for all competitive Augusta-Richmond County Commission District seats and for the Mayoral Race. These educational forums, held the first week of May, will provide an opportunity for Chamber members and the community to learn more about the respective campaigns of each candidate and their goals as elected officials.


In collaboration with WJBF NewsChannel 6, the forums will be live streamed through on the nights of the forums.  The format for the forums will include a moderator with questions directed from two panelists: Sue Parr, President and CEO of Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and Ronic West, President of the Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce.  


Attendance for all forums is open to the public and advanced registration is not required.


WHAT:            Augusta-Richmond County Candidate Forums


WHEN:           Monday, May 2

District 2 Candidate Forum – 5:00 to 6:30 pm

District 4 Candidate Forum – 6:45 to 7:30 pm


Wednesday, May 4

District 6 Candidate Forum – 5:00 to 6:00 pm

District 10 Candidate Forum – 6:15 to 7:15 pm


Thursday, May 5

Mayoral Candidate Forum – 6:00 to 7:30 pm


WHERE:           The Salvation Army Kroc Center Chapel Theater (1833 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901)





Media Contact:

Kathryn Freemon, Communications Coordinator

Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce