Here’s an opportunity for concerned citizens to learn the facts about our most important founding document.
Marco Islander and constitutional scholar Michael Sanchez will conduct a free, four-part program entitled “America: How and Why We Got Here,” that examines the roots of the U.S. Constitution, its creation and interpretation, and explores its place in today’s American society. Each session will include a presentation followed by a question-and-answer session and discussion.
Part 1, Significance of the Constitution and Events that Led to its Creation, first presented on July 7, will be repeated 1t 10:30 a.m., July 20.
Part 2, Structure of the Constitution, will be at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 4 and 10:30 a.m., Aug. 24.
Part 3, Interpreting the Constitution, will be 5:30 p.m., Sept. 14 and 10:30 a.m., Sept. 22.
Part 4, Government Today and Why the Constitution is Still Important, will be 5:30 p.m., Oct. 12 and 10:30 a.m., Oct. 27.
All presentations will be at Marco Island Public Library, Rose Room, 210 S. Heathwood Dr.; 239/394-3272.
“America: How and Why We Got Here” is sponsored by GOOOH (pronounced “go”), a “nationwide, non-partisan, grassroots effort to return the U.S. House of Representatives to the control of citizen-legislators as envisioned by the founders of the Republic.”
School Board candidates forum on Marco Island
The Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Collier County and the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island will hold a School Board of Collier County Candidates Forum.
This event is free and open to the general public. It takes place at 7 p.m., July 21, at The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island.
The audience will have the opportunity to submit questions for the candidates. Questions may be submitted to Beth Povlow at firstname.lastname@example.org or Irv Povlow at email@example.com.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact Irv or Beth Povlow at (239) 393-6306.