The forum will begin at 9 a.m. in the Baton Rouge General Mid City Atrium, 3600 Florida
Blvd., Baton Rouge, with lunch being provided for the seniors.
Candidates running for the following public offices have been invited and confirmed:
• Mayor-President Metro Council, City of Baton Rouge
• Councilman Metro District 2
• Councilman Metro District 5
• Councilman Metro District 6
• Councilman Metro District 7
• Councilman Metro District 9
• Councilman Metro District 10
• Councilman Metro District 12
• Associate Justice Supreme Court, 5th Supreme Court District
• Judge, Court of Appeal 1st Circuit
• City Judge City Court, ES 2C
• City Judge City Court, ES 2E
• City Constable City Court, City of Baton Rouge
• Public Service Commissioner District 2
This forum will provide a unique opportunity for the senior population of East Baton Rouge Parish (now 75,000
strong) to meet the candidates as well as hear their varying positions.
Additionally, candidates will be given a chance to answer a slate of questions created and submitted by seniors.
“We at the Baton Rouge General are proud to sponsor this political forum for the members of the Council on
Aging. We believe that staying active and involved in one’s community is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. The
Baton Rouge General is dedicated to promoting health and wellness among the seniors of our community,” stated
Myra Collins, Business Development & Community Outreach Liaison, Baton Rouge General Mid City.
“Right now is a pivotal time to advocate for seniors,” says Tasha Clark-Amar, EBRCOA Executive Director. “This
forum is an exciting opportunity for seniors to advocate for themselves by making their voices heard through the
execution of political responsibility.”
For more information about this event, contact Alicia Murphy at 225-923-8000, ext. 226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.