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Wednesday, October 10th 2018

Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Forum



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  • Brian Seamonson
    • Vote Cannibis website
    • Deputy Director of Madison NORML
    • Brian Seamonson is a husband, father, and small business owner who lives in Deerfield, Wisconsin, and is the Deputy Director of Madison NORML (National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws). After cannabis 'saved his life' when struggling with PTSD, he has been active in the state in promoting these referendums.
  • Yuri Rashkin
    • Yuri Raskin is a Rock County Supervisor, representing District 15, which is downtown Beloit
    • In his capacity as supervisor he introduced the advisory referendum to the board of supervisors this past summer. He is originally from Moscow, Russia, and has been a United States citizen for over 20 years and resident of Rock county since 2004. Yuri teaches Communication at UW-Whitewater and works as a court interpreter and musician. In his spare time he hosts a podcast about Russia. Yuri served on Janesville City Council from 2008 until 2012. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
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Forum Schedule:

6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic)
6:30 PM-7:45 PM, Speaker presentation


Forum Location:

*Basics CO-OP Natural Foods
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.


For video of past forums see:

"Past Events"


This mural is located in Beloit, near 500 Pleasent St., on the side of the old Ironworks building facing the Rock River.
It is a great tribute to the laborers of the 20th century.

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