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Chamber to host candidate forum next week

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual candidate forum for the Hendersonville City Council and mayoral election from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19.

Invited candidates for mayor are Barbara Volk and DJ Harrington. City Council candidates are Mike Baer, Raphael Morales,
Debbie Roundtree, Jerry Smith, Mike Vesely and Chelsea Walsh. City voters will elect the mayor and two council members.

Each candidate will be given two minutes for opening comments followed by audience questions through the Zoom chat feature.
A moderator will also ask questions and each candidate will be given 90 seconds to answer. Each candidate will get a 2-minute closing statement.

The forum is free. Registration is required here.