The Marion Chamber of Commerce and Marion Economic Development Corp. will host several candidate forums for Linn-Mar Community School District and Marion Independent School District.
The forums will give parents, teachers, staff and voters the opportunity to ask questions prior to the school board election Sept. 12, according to an announcement.
The format will be question and answer, and individuals will be able to submit questions to the moderators. Bob Hoyt, retired middle school principal in the Marion Independent School District, will moderate the Linn-Mar forum. Kent Stock, former middle school principal in the Linn-Mar Community School District, will moderate the Marion forum.
Linn-Marr Community School District's forum will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center. The Marion Independent School District forum will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Thomas Park Safe Room. All candidates participating in the forum will be announced prior to the events.