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Date: October 14, 2002 (02-62)
Contact: Dave Willingham, 240-567-7970; Pager: 301-930-0972
               Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

Montgomery College-Rockville to Host Morella, Van Hollen Debate
District 8 Congressional Candidates Face Off Monday, Oct. 21

The two major candidates in Maryland's eighth congressional district race -- U.S. Representative Constance Morella, the Republican nominee, and State Senator Chris Van Hollen, the Democratic nominee -- will square off in a televised evening debate at the Montgomery College, Rockville Campus on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m.  This event is open to the general public.  Because it will be televised, those attending are encouraged to arrive by 7:45 p.m. for seating.

Co-sponsored by the Montgomery College Alumni Association and a host of Rockville area civic organizations, the debate will be held in the College's Theatre Arts Arena.  The Rockville Campus is located at 51 Mannakee Street.  Additional parking for this event will be available in the Montgomery County Public Schools headquarters lot, across Mannakee Street from the campus.

For more information about this debate, contact Tom Curtis of the King Farm Civic Association, 301-258-0300, extension 105, or the Montgomery College Alumni Association, 240-567-5378.

The debate will be shown on News Channel 8 and Montgomery College television, Channel 10.

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