Candidates for mayor, vice-mayor and Metro Council will take part in a community picnic on Vanderbilt University’s Olin Lawn Wednesday, July 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m. This free event, sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations office, provides an opportunity for the Vanderbilt community to meet many of the candidates while enjoying hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Olin Lawn is located just off 25th Avenue South between Garland and Highland avenues. The rain location for the event is the nearby Branscomb South Dining Room at 25th Avenue South and Vanderbilt Place.
The following candidates have confirmed their attendance:
Mayoral candidates ñ Kenneth Eaton, Jim Johnston, Rob Lucy, Bill Purcell, Barry Schmittou
Vice-Mayor candidates ñ Howard Gentry
Metro Council-At-Large candidates ñ Nicolas G. Beehan Jr., David Briley, Earl Campbell, Al Carota, Roy Dale, Buck Dozier, Adam Dread, Charles French, Jack Johnson, Tracey Kinslow, Diane Neighbors, Trey Rochford, Ellis Joseph Saad Sr., Larry Schmittou, David H. Scott, Carolyn Baldwin Tucker
Metro Council candidates ñ Brenda Gilmore (District 1), Anthony Brown (District 2), Jamie D. Isabel Sr. (District 2), Conne Molette (District 2), DeDe Ashton (District 3), Chester Hughes (District 3), Nathan Massey (District 3), Mike Jameson (District 6), Kristina Wait (District 6), Erik Cole (District 7), Jason Hart (District 8), Les White (District 8), Jim Gotto (District 12), Harold White (District 14), Amanda McClendon (District 16), Ronnie Greer (District 17), Ginger Hausser (District 18), Janice A. Davis (District 19), Jerry Maynard II (District 21), Luvenia H. Butler (District 22), Nick Perenich (District 22), John W. Allen III (District 23), Bob Bogen (District 23), Chris Whitson (District 23), Joel R. Sullivan (District 24), John Summers (District 24), Greg Adkins (District 26), Mike Frankich (District 26), Sybil McClain (District 26) Carolyn M. Clark (District 27), Duane Dominy (District 28), Dorrence Stovall (District 29), Vivian Wilhoite (District 29), Gordon Wilson (District 29), B.J. Brown (District 30), Michael Kerstetter (District 30), Sam Coleman (District 32), Sue Lynn Cooper (District 33), Debbie Campbell Herrington (District 33), Tommy Jacobs (District 34), Pam Ezell (District 35), Charlie Tygard (District 35)
Media contact: Princine Lewis, (615) 322-NEWS firstname.lastname@example.org