FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2008
State Senate Hopeful to Speak at Webster University’s Holden Public Policy Forum
Kevin Gunn, Mo. State Senate candidate, 15th District, will speak as part of the Webster University Holden Public Policy Forum’s Pizza and Politics speaker series, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m., University Center Sunnen Lounge, 175 Edgar Road, Webster Groves. The event is free and open to the public.
Pizza and Politics is a town hall-style meeting, moderated by Forum founder and former Missouri Governor Bob Holden, where public policy makers, members of the community and students discuss the political process and key issues of the day. Gunn will speak with students and members of the community on life as a candidate as well as “kitchen table issues” specifically affecting the 15th District, which includes Webster Groves. Topics to be covered include: economic development, health care, education, scientific research and the environment.
Gunn serves on the St. Louis County Fire Standards Commission, which sets training requirements for local firefighters. He is vice-chairman of the St. Joseph Hospital of Kirkwood Foundation Board and also serves as chairman of Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
To arrange an interview with Kevin Gunn or Bob Holden, contact Christine Wells Eason, director of media relations, Webster University Office of Public Affairs, at 314-968-5976 or email@example.com.
The Holden Public Policy Forum at Webster University is a bi-partisan speaker series, created by former Missouri Governor Bob Holden and Webster University President Richard S. Meyers that bring public policy leaders to St. Louis to discuss key national and international issues. For more information about the Holden Public Policy Forum, visit www.webster.edu/holdenppf or call 314-968-7423. Webster University is a nonprofit, international university, based in St. Louis, Missouri, with a worldwide network of more than 100 campuses across the United States, Europe and Asia.