Press release from Progressive Women of Hendersonville:
In preparation for the primary elections on Tuesday, May 8, and the November general election, Progressive Women of Hendersonville will host an election focus on Friday, May 4, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. as part of its First Friday Focus at Sanctuary Brewing Company. Candidates are invited to attend to answer questions and sample ballots will be available. Voter registration forms will also be available.
Postcards and postage will also be available for people to write representatives about concerns. Progressive Women of Hendersonville has been hosting postcard writing events for over a year every Friday at Sanctuary Brewing Company in downtown Hendersonville from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Over 13,000 postcards have been mailed. Local artists have designed the postcards. Postage and the cost of the postcards are provided through donations. Recently, the group decided to expand the postcard writing to include First Friday Focus where people impacted by current issues attend to facilitate citizen involvement. Postcard parties are still held every Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Over 700 postcards were mailed in March during the First Friday Focus calling for gun regulations.
Progressive Women of Hendersonville, NC connects people of Henderson County and surrounding areas for the advocacy of human rights, equality, and positive change for our community. For more information go to pwhendo.org.