Clay County Republicans recently announced that it has plans to host two "Meet the Candidates" events this month.
The first will take place Monday at Simply Decadent Café in Brazil. On hand will be candidates for mayor, city council and clerk/treasurer to answer questions and speak with concerned citizens.
The newly opened Simply Decadent Café is hosting the "after hours" session. The café is located in the 500 block of National Ave. The activities will begin at 7 p.m.
The event will also serve as the regularly scheduled meeting of the Clay County Republican Club for October.
The second event will take place on Monday, Oct. 22, at the same location. Candidates expected to be present are James Sheese, mayoral candidate, Janet Wallace, clerk/treasurer candidate, and City Council candidates Pat Heffner, Erich Erst, Sam Glover and Cindy Schmaltz.
The Clay County Republican Club also recently announced the winners of its one-half hog/gas grill giveaway. The winning names were drawn at the conclusion of this year's Popcorn Festival at Forest Park in Brazil.