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Sen. Sam Brownback Town Hall Meeting at MNU Sept. 21

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Carol Best
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Sam Brownback, U.S. Senator from Kansas, will be holding a community town hall meeting on the MNU campus Mon., Sept. 21, at 6 p.m., in Bell Cultural Events Center. The town meeting is open to the public and an overflow crowd is expected. Doors open at 5 p.m.

The format for the town meeting will include an opening statement from Senator Brownback and then questions/comments from the audience. The range of topics will include salient national issues including national health care reform.

Senator Brownback was a White House Fellow in the first Bush Administration and was elected to Congress in 1994. He has served in the U.S. Senate since 1996. Senator Brownback currently serves on the Appropriations Committee (ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture); Joint Economic Committee (ranking member); the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; the Senate Special Committee on Aging; and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water and Power).

MNU seeks to provide its public venues as a meeting place for issues that serve the public good. Federal and state legislators, and presidential candidates such as Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Bob Dole, as well as senatorial and congressional aspirants such as Rep. Jim Slattery, and organizers of forums on legislative issues forums have used the 530-seat Bell Center as a venue for public discourse.

MidAmerica Nazarene University is a private, liberal arts university offering more than 40 undergraduate degrees and adult degree completion, as well as five professional graduate degrees in business, education, and counseling. MNU is located on a 105-acre campus in Olathe, Kan., and recently opened a location in Liberty, Mo., for adult and graduate programs including the RN-BSN program. MNU is the home to Bell Cultural Events Center, Olathe’s premiere venue for fine arts performances.

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