The next regular meeting of The Gadsden Center is scheduled for Tuesday July 12, 2016

Please join us for food and fellowship at our social hour and dinner at 5:30 pm. Our meeting starts at 7 pm.

Block Brewing Company
1140 S. Michigan Avenue
Howell, MI 48843

The Gadsden Center is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" event on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.  Candidates engaged in a contested primary and who are running for Township offices, County Commissioners, and prosecuting attorney races have been invited to attend.  The event will be held at Block Brewing, 1140 S. Michigan Ave., Howell, MI.  48843 from 7pm to 8:30pm.


Candidates will have an opportunity to speak, and voters will be able to meet and greet their candidates after the presentation to ask questions. 

Candidates who have responded to our invitations (as of July 5, 2016) are shown below. We will update this list as we receive additional responses.

Jurisdiction Candidate Office Attending
Brighton Twp Patrick Michel Supervisor Yes
Brighton Twp Melvin Paunovich Supervisor Yes
Cohoctah Twp Aaren Currie Supervisor Yes 
Cohoctah Twp Mark Fosdick Supervisor Yes
Conway Twp Cindy Dickerson Supervisor Yes
Conway Twp Michael B. Rife Supervisor Yes
Genoa Twp Bill Rogers Supervisor Yes
Genoa Twp Linda S. Rowell Supervisor will send someone
Genoa Twp Kevin T. Spicher Supervisor Yes 
Genoa Twp Paulette A. Skolarus Clerk Yes 
Genoa Twp Dan Wholihan Clerk Yes
Genoa Twp Nick Fiani Treasurer will send someone
Genoa Twp Robin L. Hunt Treasurer Yes
Green Oak Twp Michael H. Sedlak Clerk waiting to confirm 
Green Oak Twp Linda Taylor Clerk no response 
Hamburg Twp Mike Bitondo Treasurer Yes
Hamburg Twp Jason Negri Treasurer Yes
Howell Twp Jean Graham Clerk Yes
Howell Twp Mira J. Spyres Clerk no response 
Putnum Twp Dennis M. Brennan Supervisor Yes
Putnum Twp Ron Rau Supervisor not attending 
Cty Comm. #2 William Green County Commisioner no response 
Cty Comm. #2 Kristen Hunter Randall County Commisioner not attending 
Cty Comm. #4 Mary Ellen Helfmann County Commisioner Yes
Cty Comm. #4 Douglas Helzerman County Commisioner Yes
Cty Comm. #6 Robert Bezotte County Commisioner  
Cty Comm. #6 Steven Elton Williams County Commisioner Yes
Cty Comm. #9 Gary Childs County Commisioner Yes
Cty Comm. #9 John Conely County Commisioner Yes
Prosecuting Attorney William Vailliencourt Prosecuting Attorney Yes
Prosecuting Attorney Carolyn Henry Prosecuting Attorney Yes 





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