Tuesday, May 14, 2013
State Senator Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River) will hold a town hall, hosted by Turtle Island Foods on Friday, May 17 to discuss his outlook on Salem progress and take questions and feedback from anyone in attendance.
The town hall is open to the public, and will happen at 5:30 p.m.
The event will the first public event at the Turtle Island building, 602 Anchor Way, built this winter and spring on Port of Hood River property adjacent to Ryan’s Juice Company in the newly developed waterfront business park.
Thomsen said: “This legislative session has had its ups and downs, and I want to discuss them as in-depth as folks want at this town hall.
I’m really looking forward to this because I like Hood River a whole lot more than I like Salem!”
The town hall will last an hour. For those who cannot attend, Thomsen invites questions and comment by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thomsen, a former member of Hood River County Board of Commissioners, is in his second term in the State Senate. He is a long-time Pine Grove orchardist.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge