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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Meet the Mayor
In case you want to meet the Mayor (and city manager in most cases), here is the proposed schedule for the year. Generally about 6 to 10 people turn out for the event.:
Sessions will be held every month on Thursday. Times will alternate between 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Citizens will have the opportunity to talk to Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry, Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams and a Carbondale City Council member at various eateries throughout the city.
The locations will be as follows:
January 10 Quatro's 1:30-2:30 p.m.
February 7 Neighborhood Co-op Grocery 8:30-9:30 a.m.
March 7 Italian Village 1:30-2:30 p.m.
April 4 Kroger Starbucks 8:30-9:30 a.m.
May 2 Fazoli's 1:30-2:30 p.m.
June 6 Harbaugh's 8:30-9:30 a.m.
July 11 Dairy Queen 1:30-2:30 p.m.
August 8 McDonald's (East Main Street) 8:30-9:30 a.m.
September 5 Longbranch 1:30-2:30 p.m.
October 3 Common Grounds 8:30-9:30 a.m.
November 7 Keepers Quarters 1:30-2:30 p.m.
December 5 Gloria Jean's Coffees 9:30-10:30 a.m. (special time due to mall hours)
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939.
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