WHAT: Kelly Girtz for Mayor Campaign Kickoff
WHERE: Lyndon House Arts Center, 211 Hoyt St, Athens, GA 30601
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. – noon
DETAILS: Free and open to all. Biscuits and coffee will be served.

ATHENS, Ga.– District 9 Commissioner Kelly Girtz will formally launch his campaign for mayor of Athens-Clarke County with a celebratory kickoff event on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Lyndon House. Over biscuits and coffee, Girtz will outline his vision for Athens and the issues he will prioritize as a candidate and mayor.

An Athenian for more than 20 years, Girtz has served our community as an educator, commissioner, and advocate. He is currently employed as the Regional Director for Student Services at Foothills Education Charter High School and has served as District 9 Commissioner since 2006.

“We can build a strong foundation that will support Athenians of every walk of life, one that will set the stage for great lives for generations ahead,” said Girtz. “A safer, healthier, more prosperous Athens is awaiting, and I can’t wait to work with you to build it.”

The election for Athens-Clarke County Mayor will be held on May 22, 2018.

For more information about Kelly Girtz, visit his official campaign website, www.votegirtz.com.