Five county commissioners to speak at chamber forum

The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber will present its annual Legislative Forum with the region’s Wayne County Commissioners March 14 at Crystal Gardens in Southgate.

Participants will include all five commissioners who represent various parts of the SWCRC’s service area. They are Ilona Varga (District 5), Kevin McNamara (District 11), Gary Woronchak (District 13), Joseph Palamara (District 14) and Raymond Basham (District 15).

Each commissioner will get a chance to make brief remarks to chamber members and guests in attendance; a question-and-answer session with the full group will follow.

Cost to attend the SWCRC Forum is $15 a person. Registration opens at 11 a.m. and lunch follows at 11:30 a.m. The program will begin at noon and conclude by 1 p.m.

Advance registration is requested by calling the chamber office at (734) 284-6000.

Businesses and individuals interested in being a sponsor for the March 14 forum or future chamber forums can contact Forum Coordinator Mary Jarosz at (734) 479-0156 to obtain the details. Sponsors receive promotional benefits and also are able to participate in a preforum reception with the guest speaker.

Local high school students also are invited to attend the legislative forum. To sponsor a high school students’ table call the chamber at (734) 284-6000.

Crystal Gardens is at 16703 Fort St., just north of Pennsylvania Road. Additional information on chamber membership and the group’s other activities can be found at