Oak Crest Hosts Meet the Candidates Night

PARKVILLE, MD---With a pending primary election on June 24th, candidates for Baltimore County and state offices are busy meeting with area voters. The campaigning included a recent stop at Oak Crest as the Erickson Living retirement community hosted a Meet the Candidates Night on May 14th. The event, sponsored by the Oak Crest Chapter of the Maryland Continuing Care Residents Association (MaCCRA) and the Oak Crest Public Affairs Department, offered candidates time to provide information on their backgrounds and election platforms. In all, twenty-seven area candidates attended the forum in front of 150 residents and family members. "As the election calendar in Maryland has changed in 2014, it is more important than ever for voters to be informed early," stated Jeff Getek, public affairs manager for Oak Crest.  "We thank these candidates for visiting Oak Crest and sharing their views.  We also appreciate the time they took to meet our residents before and after their presentations." Ron Stokes, President of Oak Crest MaCCRA, provided welcome remarks, and Gerri Gray, the organization's Legislative Director, served as the event emcee.  Oak Crest serves as an election precinct in the primary and general elections. [caption id="attachment_117042" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oak Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community in Parkville, hosted Meet the Candidates Night on May 14th. Twenty-seven candidates running for office on the county and state levels spoke to over 150 residents and family members in attendance.[/caption] About Oak Crest:  Oak Crest is one of seventeen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Parkville, Maryland the scenic 87-acre campus is home to more than 2,100 residents.  Oak Crest is the ideal greater Baltimore retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.

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