League of Women Voters PBC Invites Public to Timely and FREE Zoom Discussions
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Floridant -- League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Invites Public to Two Timely and FREE

Zoom Discussions in October

Navigating Sea Level Rise – October 2

Election Campaign Ads & Polls – October 21

(West Palm Beach, FL – September 21, 2020) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited concerned adults to two timely and FREE Discussions via Zoom next month that are being presented under the theme: 2020 Matters.

Friday, October 2 at Noon

"Cool Topic on a Hot Issue"

Navigating Sea Level Rise

With Guest Speakers:

+ John Kent Edwards, M.S., Sustainability Officer for the City of Delray Beach

+ Rebecca Harvey, M.S., Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Boynton Beach

+ Lindsey Nieratka, M.S., Sustainability Manager of the City of Boca Raton

Topic: How the effects of Climate Change impact your community (and your pocketbook!) and what local officials are doing about it.

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+ Note: Presented by the City of Delray Beach and LWVPBC's Environmental Issues Group as part of RISE: A Climate and Art Weekend, October 1-4, 2020.

+ How to Connect: For registration information and to see the full schedule of events, please visit www.resilientdelray.com/RISE.

Wednesday, October 21 at Noon

"Hot Topic Discussion"

Election Campaign Ads & Polls

Guest Speaker: Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University

+ Topic: A pre-election analysis of campaign advertising and current poll results

+ Background: Dr. Wagner's research areas include media and politics, American political thought, and understanding political change in democratic systems including the shifts caused by technology and the Internet. He has been cited in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, been featured as a political analyst on national television, and is currently completing a book, Click and Reboot: How the Internet is Revolutionizing American Politics.

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+ Note: LWVPBC's Hot Topic Discussions are held on the third Wednesday of each month. A follow-up, post-election discussion with Dr. Wagner is scheduled for January 20, 2021.

+ How to Connect: For security purposes, advance registration is required at https://lwvpbc.org/events/. Following registration, an email will be sent with meeting details.

Available for Interview:

Ken Thomas

Ken.lwvpbc@gmail.com

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net

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