Davenport School Legislative Forum changed to Nov. 1

Posted Online: Sept. 26, 2012, 11:39 am
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Press release submitted by Davenport Community School District

Date changed for Legislative Forum Thursday, November 1, 2012

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Madison Elementary School

Davenport, Iowa-A Legislative Forum will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 in the auditorium of Madison Elementary School, 116 East Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa. The forum is being sponsored by the Legislative Advocacy Committee of Davenport Community Schools. The event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend.

Parking is available in the lot directly north of the school. Paula Sands, KWQC TV-6 anchor will serve as moderator for the forum.

(Date was previously October 18, 2012…everything else will remain the same)


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