More local government 101 in Wichita

Here’s a message from John Todd about additional training provided by Americans For Prosperity.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 & Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Local Government 101: Learn how to get involved in Sedgwick County Government and how to influence public policy as a citizen activist.

With Special Guest Sedgwick County Commissioner Karl Peterjohn

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 22, 2009, at the Wichita Area Builders Association meeting room, 730 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67203

Then, a follow-up event:

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday September 23, 2009
Attend a Board of Sedgwick County Commission Meeting
Sedgwick County Court House, 525 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202

Followed by Lunch 11:45 a.m. To 1:00 p.m.
Spangles Restaurant (Private Meeting Room)
612 S. Broadway, Wichita, Kansas 67202
Menu: Individual choices off the menu with individual tickets plus gratuity.

Please RSVP to either John Todd, Wichita AFP volunteer coordinator
john@johntodd.net or (316) 312-7335, or to Susan Estes, AFP Field Director, Kansas sestes@afphq.org or (316) 269-4170

Attendees will participate in an interactive presentation of the inner workings of Sedgwick County Government and how to foster constructive relationships with elected and non-elected officials and learn ways to influence public policy. Part One is an evening session at the Wichita Area Builders Association meeting room from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22. In this class we will examine a typical Sedgwick County Board of County Commission meeting agenda. Part Two’s session will begin at the Sedgwick County Courthouse on Wednesday, September 23 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. to observe a Board of County Commission meeting, followed by a luncheon discussion at Spangles Restaurant meeting room from 11:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.


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