hosting a School Board Candidate Forum Tuesday.
A media release said the Deming Public School District is the 15th largest district out of 87 in New Mexico, and that concerns of the education of Luna County children have been an ongoing discussion throughout the community.
As such, the media release said, the chamber is hosting a forum for the seven individuals running for the two seats – District One and District Two – on the ballot this election cycle.
In District One, incumbent David McSherry, who is running for a third term on the board, is being challenged by Ronald Wolfe.
And five candidates are vying to replace District Two member Anne Keeler, who did not seek reelection.
Those five are Mickey Hamilton, Jr., Frederick Metcalf, Kenneth Perea, Phillip Skinner and John Sweetser.
The forum will include statements from the candidates and questions from the audience written on index cards and reviewed by chamber board members.
It is set to run from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Historic Train Depot off North Country Club Road next to Starmax.It is open to the public.