Our Kids, Our Future committee slates more info meetings

The public is invited to attend presentations by the Our Kids, Our Future – Greene County committee, the committee working toward the approval of a $21.48 million bond issue in the Greene County school district in the coming weeks.

Presentations are slated for Tuesday, March 20, at the Greene County Community Center north meeting room. Thirty-minute presentations followed by time for questions and answers will begin at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 6 pm. Various committee members will lead the PowerPoint® presentations.

Yard signs, buttons, posters and handouts will be available for distribution at these meetings.

Presentations are on the agendas at upcoming city council meetings as follows:
• Monday, March 12 – 6 pm, Grand Junction city council meeting
• Tuesday, March 13 – 5:30 pm, Scranton city council meeting AND at the Jefferson city council meeting, also at 5:30

Committee members are also scheduled to speak at the Rippey Lions Club meeting Thursday, March 15, at 8 pm at the Rippey United Methodist Church.

The public is welcome at any of the above presentations.

Midland Power, Jefferson Telecom, Power Lift, Greene County Medical Center and Syngenta have scheduled ‘breakfast & learn’ or ‘lunch & learn’ events for their employees during the next two weeks.

Information about the April 3 bond referendum will be available at the BOOST Bash Saturday, March 24, at the Greene Room at Wild Rose Casino.

Organizations and businesses are encouraged to contact the Our Kids, Our Future committee to make arrangements for a presentation by emailing ourkidsourfuturegreenecounty [at] gmail [dot] com. The public is also invited to email the same address with questions about the bond referendum. They’ll be answered for all to view in the Frequently Asked Questions section on the website – www.ourkidsourfuturegreenecounty.org

Satellite voting has been approved for Thursday, March 29, from 1 to 9 pm at the Greene County Middle School. The elementary music and movement programs are scheduled there for that day. Voters are reminded they must show identification to be able to vote. Because polling will be done, no promotion of the bond referendum can take place there.

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