Candidate forum set for October 23rd


The Switzerland County community is invited to attend a “Meet the Candidates” forum that will be held on Thursday, October 23rd. The forum will be held at the Historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay, and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

All candidates on the November General Election ballot have been invited to participate, including local, state, and national elections; as well as candidates for the Switzerland County School Board.

The event is being coordinated by the Swiss Roundtable group. Questions for the forum will be solicited through the group’s website:; from the newspaper; and in selected locations around the county.

Questions for the forum may also be mailed to: Swiss Roundtable, P.O. Box 1, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

Candidates for each office will be asked the same questions, with a two-minute response time for each question.

The forum will be moderated by Dr. Robert Findley and by resident Nancy Peters.

Also sponsoring the event is Switzerland County Farm Bureau, Inc., and the Switzerland County Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, contact Sarah Brichto at 812-525-1188; or Andrea Kappes at 427-2800.