Franklin County Democratic Committee to Host CASD Candidates’ Forum

The Franklin County Democratic Committee (FCDC) will be hosting a forum
featuring candidates for the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) Board of Directors on
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 6:30pm.
The forum is open to all members of the Chambersburg area community and offers voters a unique
opportunity to hear from and meet their 2023 school board candidates.
All seven of the candidates nominated by both the Democratic and Republican Parties have been
invited. As of print time, six of the seven candidates have confirmed their attendance with FCDC
Chairman, Cameron Schroy.
The forum will be held at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, Bard Hall, 235 S. Third Street,
Chambersburg, PA at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.
To submit a question to be asked of the candidates, please email the Franklin County Democratic
Committee at with the subject line ‘Forum.’ Only questions submitted by or
before Noon on Tuesday, October 10th, will be considered.
Following community questions, the forum will feature a meet-and-greet period with the candidates
to allow time for one-on-one Q & A’s.
For additional information, please contact FCDC Chairman, Cameron Schroy at 717 – 417 – 8841.


Daily Forecast, October 2, 2023

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Born on September 8, 1967 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Amy was a daughter of the late Jack Lester and Betty Louise Shaffer Miller.

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