Workshop To Offer Overview Of Local Government

January 3, 2019

Penn State Extension is offering a Feb. 12 workshop “Toss your Hat in the Ring” to provide an overview of Pennsylvania local government and the responsibilities of a municipal supervisor, council member or school board director. Marisa Crispell, Luzerne County elections Director, will also review instructions on filing a petition to run in the primary election and reporting campaign expenses. A panel of local officials will talk about why they ran for office and some of their experiences since they were elected. The workshop will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 with a snow date of Feb. 14. It will be at the Wilkes University Henry Student Center, second floor Miller Room, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. Registration is $25/person and you can register at https://extension.psu.edu/toss-your-hat. For information, contact Peter Wulfhorst, Penn State Extension, at 570-296-3400. — MICHAEL P. BUFFER

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