May 9, 2011 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican Products and
League of Women Voters Beach Cities and Torrance Area
Host Special Election Candidates Forum at Dave's Garage
Event Features 13 Candidates Vying To Be the Next U.S. Representative of the 36th Congressional District
TORRANCE, CA — On Monday, May 2nd, Pelican Products, in partnership with the League of Women Voters Beach Cities and Torrance Area, hosted a special election candidates' forum for those running for the U.S. Representative 36th Congressional District seat, formerly held by Jane Harman.
Pelican Products President and CEO Lyndon Faulkner started the evening off with opening remarks to a crowd of more than 200, plus the 13 candidates - "We're proud to host this event and live in a country where forums like this exist to offer the free exchange of ideas, views and opinions regardless of your political persuasion."
The forum was moderated by The League of Women Voters' Fatima Malik, who quizzed the candidates on topics ranging from the Federal Budget to the environment to National Defense policies. The 36th Congressional district covers most of the coastal communities of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, El Segundo, Venice, Wilmington, and San Pedro, in Greater Los Angeles.
About Pelican Products, Inc.
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including firefighters, police, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 12 countries, with 22 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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