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February 22, 2016

Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M) 


MONROE, Mich. – All members of the public are invited to Monroe County Community College on Thursday, February 25 from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. for the first-ever MCCC Public Political Information Forum.

This event will feature information tables sponsored by national, state and local candidates and current office holders. Most political leaders and candidates representing Monroe County and the surrounding regions have been invited. Attendees will learn how to locate information about candidates or how to volunteer for campaigns.

Materials will be available regarding voter information resources and voter registration. In addition, there will be information available about working at the local precincts.

This event is sponsored by Dr. Joanna Sabo’s political science students and MCCC Student Government under the auspices of the Michigan Democracy Institute, a consortium being developed out of a partnership between the League of Women Voters, Henry Ford College, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Wayne State University, Oakland Community College, Monroe Community College, and Schoolcraft Community College.  The process of formally establishing the consortium is underway.

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at