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This program will show you how to run for local office

Posted: May 24, 2019 | Updated: June 6, 2019

In an effort to educate citizens about serving in a public role, the Nonprofit and Public Service Center at Lakeland Community College will host "So You Want to Run for Office?" Wednesday, June 5, from 5-8 p.m., at the Holden University Center.

Representatives from the Lake County Board of Elections and area elected officials will present information about what individuals need to know to run for office in Lake County such as what needs to be done first, how to fundraise and grassroots campaign techniques.

Presenters include Councilwoman Nancy Fellows, Willoughby Mayor Bob Fiala, Concord trustee Paul Malchesky and Eastlake Mayor Dennis Morely.

Scheduled topics include:

• The various elected positions in Lake County and for what they are responsible.
• What forms of government there are in Lake County.
• Moral and ethical obligations.
• Sunshine and finance laws.

This training is bipartisan and will be led by Amy Sabath, director for government relations at Lakeland, and Kevin Malecek, director of economic development for the city of Mentor.

There is no cost for this seminar but registration is required. Online registration is available by clicking on the link below.

For more information, contact Amy Sabath at 440.525.7775 or

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