This event has been postponed due to weather until Jan. 29. Here’s the latest update from organizer Matt Mittan:
Independent Asheville Radio – 1350 WZGM Presents:
2013 “Take a Stand!” Speaker Series – Debate
Tuesday, January 29th, 6-8PM
Double Tree Hilton at Biltmore Village
“Conceal Carry for Teachers in Schools” – Addressing guns and safety in today’s culture
Ned Ryan Doyle vs. Dr William Forstchen
Moderated by Charu Kumarhia
Tickets are only $5, with all proceeds going to Green Opportunities and Asheville Humane Society. Tickets may be purchased online at www.1350wzgm.com or at www.mattandagnes.com – Credit Cards or PayPal accepted. Call 828-505-8439 for more information.
NOTE: About 25 new tickets that have been added for this event. (The previously scheduled event had sold out.)
6-6:30pm – catered reception & meet and greet with audience
6:30-7:30 – moderated debate
7:30-8:00 – audience participation
Here’s the original Jan. 15 post:
Local author William Forstchen will debate local radio host Ned Ryan Doyle in an event moderated by former WLOS reporter Charu Kumarhia Thursday night at Biltmore’s Doubletree Hilton. Organized by the radio talk show Take a Stand, the debate promises to be a lively challenge on the topic of concealed carry of firearms by teachers in public schools.
The following is a release from the Take a Stand website:
Emmy award winner, journalist, and long time news anchor for News 13 WLOS, Charu Kumarhia will be moderating a debate between Ned Ryan Doyle and Dr. William Forstchen on the topic of conceal carry for teachers in schools. There will be a reception with light food and drinks from 6-6:30 PM, and audience questions will be from 7:30-8 PM.
When: Thursday Jan. 17th, 6-8 PM
Where: Doubletree Hilton at Biltmore
Cost: $5 per ticket (Limit 4 per transaction) pick up at will-call
Topic: Conceal carry for teachers in schools
There will be a list at check in of the names the tickets were purchased under. Check in at will call when you arrive
*All proceeds go to local non profits Green Opportunities and Asheville Humane*