On Saturday, November 2, from 5 to 7 p.m, LWVN and its co-sponsors: Green Newton, Mothers Out Front, Newton Conservators, Newton Cuncil on Aging, Newton Needham Regional Chamber, 350 Mass for a Better Future and Welcoming Newton hosted Newton’s first ever Saturday Night at the Races.
The goal of this evening was to provide voters an opportunity to learn more about city council candidate positions on important challenges and issues that Newton is facing today. Therefore all city councilor candidates, whether they had a challenger or not were invited for this evening. We are pleased that the following City Councilor candidates spent the evening with us:
At-Large Councilor Candidates: Ward 1 – Alison Leary; Ward 2 – Susan Albright, Jake Auchincloss, Jennifer Bentley, Tarik Lucas; Ward 3 – Jim Cote, Andrea Kelley, Pam Wright; Ward 5– Deb Crossley, Andrea Downs; Ward 6 – Alicia Bowman, Vicki Danberg, Greg Schwartz; Ward 7 – Becky Grossman, Mark Laredo; and Ward 8 – David Kalis, Rick Lipof
Ward Councilor Candidates: Ward 1 – Allan Ciccone, Maria Scibelli Greenberg; Ward 2 – Bryan Barash; Ward 3 – Julia Malakie, Carolina Ventura; Ward 4 – Chris Markiewicz; Ward 5 – Bill Humphrey, Kathryn Winters; Ward 6 – Lisa Gordon, Brenda Noel; Ward 7 – Mark Laredo, surrogate for Lisle Baker and Ward 8 – Holly Ryan
Many thanks go toall of the volunteers for the evening with a special shout-out to the LWVN team of Bonnie Carter, Lucia Dolan, Sue Flicop, Lois Levin, and Sharyn Roberts who made this very successful event happen. It was LWVN at its finest!
Remember….think global, vote local on November 5th!