Meet the candidates supper
RUMFORD -- The Oxford County Democrats are sponsoring a Meet the Candidates Old Fashioned Beef Stew Supper for the River Valley democrats and others interested in electing Democrats on Thursday, Feb. 2.
Continuing a series of regional 2012 Kick-off events held throughout the county, the supper will feature stew with biscuits and gingerbread and will be held at the Rumford Eagles Hall at 6 p.m., preceded by a social time at 5:30. The special guests will be U.S. Senate candidates, including former Secretary of State Matt Dunlap and Rep. Jon Hinck, and possibly Senator Cynthia Dill, who is hoping to attend.
In addition, River Valley area legislators Sen. John Patrick of Rumford, Rep. Matt Peterson of Rumford, and Rep. Sheryl Briggs of Mexico will attend, as will candidates including Jane Rich of Andover for Commissioner, incumbent County Treasurer Roy Gedat and others to be added.
Updates will be provided by Cathy Newell, Oxford County Democratic chair, of Greenwood, as well as Maine Democratic Party leaders, and representatives of Congressman Michaud’s campaign.
Tickets are $10 at the door with seniors and students $8. RSVP, by calling 364-7666 or 875-2116, would be appreciated for planning purposes.