Barbecue scheduled for re-election campaign

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A barbecue in support of Mayor Bridget Powers is scheduled for Wednesday. The barbecue is the kickoff event for the Re-elect Bridget Powers for Auburn City Council Campaign. The event will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. in Central Square and the cost is $50 per person or $99 per couple. The money will go toward Powers’ election campaign. Powers is expected to discuss current issues and talk about her plans for the next four years. Those who attend can also take part in Wednesday Night Live International Night. Virgil Traynor & the Gang are providing the barbecue and Blue Rhythm will offer musical selections for the evening. According to the Placer County Elections Office, Monday is the beginning of the filing period for those wishing to run for the three City Council seats up for election, so as of Friday afternoon information on who might run against Powers was unavailable. To RSVP for the barbecue call Ann Bryant at (530) 887-3448 or e-mail ~Staff report