Mount Vernon News
Mount Vernon News
October 13, 2012 1:24 am EDT


“My husband was there and said ‘No matter what party it was, he felt honored to be part of it. The energy was palpable.’”

Lisa Phillippi, Mount Vernon

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“I think it was good for Mount Vernon to get noticed. It was good he let his beliefs be known.”

George Bumpus, Mount Vernon

“I think it was pretty cool. It was the first time I got to go see a presidential candidate speak. — Carlos Hood, Mount Vernon

“It was pretty cool. It let everyone know he cares about small towns as well. It gave people a better understanding of who he is.”

Ty Wirth, Mount Vernon

“It was good people could meet him personally; good for people who didn’t know his views.”

Jaina Holley, Mount Vernon

“It was good for students and teens. We haven’t had a Republican president the past four years and they could get educated about the party.”

Taylor Lavan, Mount Vernon
Photo by William Hartman


Mitt Romney holds town hall meeting in Mount Vernon

Ariel Corporation was recognized as an American success story and provided the backdrop for presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Wednesday morning town meeting in Mount Vernon.

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