Candidate Workshop to Prepare Residents to Run

You are the Future!

MUSKEGON, MI – Can you influence the future of your community? The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and is hosting a Candidate Information Workshop for individuals interested in running for public office. The workshop is open to the general public to introduce citizens to, and gain a working knowledge of, the local political process.

“The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce encourages citizens who are concerned about the progress of our community to become involved,” says Cindy Larsen, President of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.

This non-partisan program will provide a general overview of campaign rules, marketing, fundraising, policymaking review and understanding local issues. Join experts and community leaders for informative presentations and interactive discussions. Anyone who may be interested in running for a public office now or in the future should attend. This includes interest in school board, village, township, city, county and state level positions.

“This in an exciting time for Muskegon,” says Wes Eklund, President of Fleet Engineers and Chair of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee. “Participation in the political arena from all citizens in the community is essential for dynamic and innovative growth and development.”

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2015

Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Place: Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Training Center, 380 W. Western Avenue, Suite 202 in Downtown Muskegon

Cost: $15 per person/pre-registration is required.

Call 231-722-3751 for more information or visit