Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April Meeting 2013

JOIN US FOR MONTHLY MEETING:

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 6:30 pm
314 E. Cotton Street, 75602,
Downtown Meeting Place (DTMP), which is just one block east of Green St. and directly across from Johnny's Custom Hatters.

PROGRAM:
Voter Election Information with Elected Officials and Key Ballot Items.
The Longview City Council placed two city-wide elections on the May ballot.
1) To allow “beer and wine sales for off-premise consumption,” and
2) To require a $100 filing fee or 25 signatures to apply to run for office and an increased residency requirement.

Speakers:
Kimberly Fish, with information about the beer and wine sales for off-premise consumption.
The alcohol proposition was called after the signatures of more than 5,300 Longview voters on petitions were verified by City Secretary Shelly Ballinger. An identical proposition was defeated in 2007; however, Kimberly Fish, a spokeswoman for Longview United for Growth, the organization behind the initiative, said the dynamics of the city have changed since then, and several key opponents of the 2007 measure are no longer in the city.

Read more at Longview News Journal article- click here.

RECEPTION:
Members are invited to a reception in honor of
Tanreka Smith who became Ms. UNCF in February.
She is from Longview and is the President Elect of the Wiley NAACP.
SAVE THE DATE FOR JULY 2013 MEETING:
Donavon R. Sammons, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
View Bio of Donavon Sammons
View outline of presentation
Donavon Sammons
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments
3530 Forest Lane Suite 140
Dallas,TX 75234-7978
(214)-350-0838

www.edwardjones.com

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