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  • Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

    139 W. Dominick Street ~ Rome, NY 13440

    Phone: (315) 337-1700 ~ Fax: (315) 337-1715

    Email: info@RomeChamber.com

  • Congressional Candidates Forum

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    Name: Congressional Candidates Forum
    Date: October 19, 2016
    Time: 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Congressional Candidates Forum Presented during
    National Business Women’s Week in cooperation with
    the Professional
    and Business Women of Rome

    Congressman Richard Hanna was re-elected in 2014 to represent the 22nd District of NY in the US House of Representatives.  His current term is his last—he announced his retirement last December. 
    The 22nd District includes the following counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Oswego, and Tioga. Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th.  The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee and the PBW of Rome are presenting this forum to familiarize you with the candidates; Martin Babinec, Kim Myers, and Claudia Tenney.  Actions taken by Congress affect our livelihoods and our abilities to successfully conduct business.  Your attendance at this forum is encouraged.

    The Professional and Business Women of Rome is a local chapter of New York State Women Inc., whose mission is to build powerful women personally, professionally and politically.  During the Forum, Yellow Rose of Challenge Awards will be presented to Gale Barone and Kerry Casler, who exemplify the PBW of Rome’s motto of Women Helping Women.  A member of the Chamber, the PBW of Rome has partnered with the Chamber’s Government Affairs Cmte since 2003 in candidate forums. For membership info, contact Beth Jones at 315-335-0551.

    The Beeches
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, Oct 19th
    Check-in begins at 7:30am
    Breakfast buffet at 7:40am
    Program at 8:00am
    Contact Information:
    Rome Chamber of Commerce (315) 337-1700
    Individuals: $25pp if you rsvp by Oct 7th - $30pp after Oct 7th
    Tables of eight: $195; nine: $220; ten: $245

    Event Sponsor: The cost is $255 and includes a table for eight and appropriate recognition in the program. 
    Student Sponsor: The cost is $25 per student if paid by Oct 7th, $30 after Oct 7th.
    High school students from government classes attend with their teachers. Sponsors will be listed in the program. The students sit together–sponsors are not matched-up w/ students.
    Please note: Reservations not canceled will be billed.