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Political notebook - Aug. 26

Delaney to tour Hagerstown health center, aeronautics school

August 25, 2013

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., will be in Washington County on Wednesday to tour some local facilities and attend a panel discussion.

Delaney, who represents the 6th Congressional District, which includes Washington County, will tour the Walnut Street Community Health Center in Hagerstown beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and tour the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, also in Hagerstown, in the afternoon.

Later that night, Delaney is scheduled to attend a panel discussion on Maryland agriculture in Smithsburg.


Republican Club picnic

The Washington County Republican Club’s annual picnic is Wednesday at the North American Rod & Gun Club, 12108 Belvedere Road in Hagerstown.

The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m., according to a Facebook post by the Washington County Republicans.

Tickets cost $25 each for adults and $15 for those ages 7 to 16.

The Washington County Democratic Central Committee held its annual end-of-summer picnic Thursday at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport.


Mizeur in Western Maryland

Del. Heather Mizeur, D-Montgomery, who has announced that she will run for governor in the 2014 elections, will be speaking about her vision for the state at an event today in Friendsville, Garrett County, Md.

Her speech is expected to focus on economic development, education and environmental protection, according to an email from her campaign.

 The event is being held at Friendsville Community Park from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Washington Post reported in June that an email sent out by Mizeur’s campaign manager said she would be the first openly gay governor in the country if she was elected to the post in Maryland.

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— Compiled by Kaustuv Basu

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