Chamber To Host Candidates Forum

The November election is quickly approaching, and the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce is giving you an opportunity to hear from one of the most highly contested races. Citizens are invited to attend the forum on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall at Iowa Wesleyan University. The forum that evening will include candidates Mike Heaton (D) and Jeff Shipley (R) who are vying for to represent District 87 in the Iowa State House of Representatives.

“This is a very important race for our community, and we want to give citizens the opportunity to learn more about those candidates before they go to the polls” said Kristi Perry, Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance.

The Chamber has also invited candidates that are running unopposed to join them that evening if they would like. If you have any questions about the Candidates Forum, please contact Kristi Perry at 319-385-3101 or email

The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance exists to improve the quality of life for Henry County residents through economic growth. The Chamber consists of 345 businesses, organizations, and individual members. The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance encompasses the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce, Mount Pleasant Area Development Commission, and Henry County Tourism.