June 14, 2012
-- Eastern Oklahoma County Partnership (EOCP) hosts a candidate forum on Thursday, June 21 at 8:00am at the EOC Technology Center in Choctaw, OK. This event is hosted free of charge to the public and press.
EOCP executive director Tim Hight confirms participation of seven candidates from three races. From Oklahoma House District 101 general election, Hight confirms incumbent Gary Banz and candidate Stephen Covert. From Oklahoma Senate District 17 primary race, participants are Ernest Clark, Mike Jestes, Ed Moore and Ron Sharp, Phd. From the Oklahoma County Commissioners District 2 primary race, Gordon Jeney is confirmed.
“We’re excited to host a wide range of candidates and hear their plans for the future of eastern Oklahoma County,” said Hight. “This forum is one of many resources EOCP provides to the public and to local business.”
This forum is a part of EOCP’s ongoing legislative effort to encorage economic growth in eastern Oklahoma County. For more information and for press access, contact Hight at 405-390-5339.
EOCP is a coalition of businesses and communities including Choctaw, Harrah, Jones and Luther who’ve come together to encourage job growth and economic development. For more information on EOCP, visit http://www.eocpartnership.com