PIGEON FORGE, TN, April 9, 2015– The Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association is hosting a public forum featuring candidates for the Pigeon Forge City Commission on April 14, 2015 from 5:30 – 7 P.M. in The Conference Center at Mainstay Suites in Pigeon Forge. This political forum is open to the public and is a community service offered by PFHA.

Three candidates: Leland Wykoff, Ken Maples, and David Wear will participate and answer questions regarding their views on tourism advertising, ongoing and future development in Pigeon Forge, the challenges they see ahead for the city, and what they hope to accomplish if they are elected.

This is a free event and the community will have the opportunity to meet the candidates, learn about their respective backgrounds and experience and to speak with them personally one on one in a relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments will be served.

[quote_box_center]“I encourage the residents and businesses in Pigeon Forge to take advantage of this opportunity to engage with the candidates and participate in the future of their community”. Pam Smith, PFHA President[/quote_box_center]

Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association is a not for profit membership organization forging connections between businesses, organizations, and government to promote, strengthen, and support tourism and hospitality industries through political advocacy, education, scholarships, philanthropy, and community outreach and development.

Members of PFHA include attractions, restaurants, lodging properties, retail stores, theaters, and the related service vendors to those businesses.