Thursday, September 29, 2016

Congressional Candidate Lon Johnson to hold 5 local Town Halls and attend Oct. 4 Candidate Forum

HANCOCK -- Next week Lon Johnson, U.S. Congressional Candidate for Michigan's First District, will be holding five Town Halls in the Keweenaw, in addition to participating in the Oct. 4 Candidate Forum in Ontonagon. Johnson, a Democrat, is running against Republican Jack Bergman  for the Congressional seat now held by U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, who is not running for re-election.

Here is Lon's schedule:

Tuesday, Oct. 4: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Chassell VFW, 42103 Wilson Memorial Dr, Chassell

Tuesday, Oct. 4: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Tina’s Katalina Restaurant, 59 Trimountain Ave, South Range

Tuesday, Oct. 4: Candidate Forum at Ontonagon High School Cafeteria, 701 Parker Ave, Ontonagon, MI 49953. The event begins at 6 p. m. ET with a "meet and greet," which will give voters the opportunity to meet forum candidates as well as candidates in Ontonagon County contested races. The Forum begins at 7 p. m. ET and will include 1st Congressional District candidates Lon Johnson (D) and Jack Bergman (R) and Michigan’s 110th State Representative candidates Scott Dianda (D) Greg Markkanen (R). The forum moderator is Ontonagon District Court and Probate Judge, Janis Burgess.

Wednesday, Oct. 5: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Carmelita’s Restaurant, 618 Oak St, Calumet

Wednesday, Oct. 5: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Slim’s Café, 8 Mohawk Dr, Mohawk

Wednesday, Oct. 5: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The Downtowner, 100 Shelden Ave, Houghton

For information about Lon Johnson and his campaign, visit his Web site:

(Inset photo: Lon Johnson. Photo courtesy Lon Johnson's campaign)

No comments: