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Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Sunny Simon Announces August 9th Joint Town Hall Meeting With Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko and State Representative Kent Smith

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Discussion on Current State and County Affairs

South Euclid, OH – Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Sunny Simon will co-host a Town Hall Meeting on August 9th, at 7:00 pm at Notre Dame College with Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko, District 25 and State Representative Kent Smith, District 8. This forum will provide an update on current state and county affairs.

Senator Kenny Yuko represents Ohio District 25 comprised of both Cuyahoga and Lake Counties. The Senator graduated from Brush High School in 1968 and attended both Cuyahoga Community College and Kent State University before entering the workforce. Senator Yuko was employed with the Laborer’s Local #860 for 30 years before retiring in 2004, to run for State Representative and serving three terms. Senator Yuko serves on the following committees including Education, Finance-Education subcommittee, Finance-Workforce subcommittee, Financial Institutions, Government Oversight and Reform, and Transportation, Commerce, and Labor.

State Representative Kent Smith was elected to serve the people of the 8th Ohio House District, replacing the seat of Cuyahoga County Executive, Armond Budish in 2015. Representative Smith is a resident of Euclid, Ohio and served on the Euclid School Board for 12 years. Smith also served as the head of the Euclid City Democratic Party in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. Mr. Smith is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in the Economic Development program at Cleveland State University. Representative Smith serves on the following committees including Economic and Workforce Development, Education, Financial Institutions, Housing, and Urban Development and Public Utilities.

Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Sunny Simon has served on County Council since its inception in 2011. She was the inaugural Vice President and is currently Chair of the Education, Environment and Sustainability Committee. The Councilwoman helped to establish the Office of Inspector General and helped to create the strongest ethics policy in the State of Ohio. Ms. Simon has sponsored legislation supporting domestic partner benefits for County employees, reducing pesticide use on County property, directing casino revenue to suburban communities and providing veteran housing. The Councilwoman has also supported increased funding for education, safety, youth and senior services. Ms. Simon holds an honors degree from John Carroll University and a Juris Doctorate from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

A special thank you to Notre Dame College for hosting this event.

WHAT: County Councilwoman Sunny Simon's Joint Town Hall Meeting With Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko and State Representative Kent Smith

WHEN: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7 PM

WHERE: Notre Dame College (Great Room, 3rd Floor) Administration Building, 1857 South Green Road, South Euclid, Ohio 44121