(Chronicle, The (Centralia, WA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 17--Larry Grove, Lewis County's chief accountant, will host an official campaign kickoff for Lewis County auditor from 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Centralia Train Depot meeting room.
A continental breakfast will be served.
Current Auditor Gary Zandell announced this year he will not seek re-election.
Grove is running against Jenifer Slemp, a Napavine city councilor and former chair of the Lewis County Democrats.
Grove's campaign kickoff event will feature various speakers, including Zandell, who endorses Grove; Brian Zylstra, representing Secretary of State Kim Wyman; former Lewis County Commissioner Joanne Schwartz; and current Lewis County Commissioner Bill Schulte.
Pastor Dave Bach, from Centralia Church of the Nazarene, will give an invocation and Bill Logan, the former Lewis County sheriff, will lead a flag salute.
Troy Dahlin will be the emcee for the event.
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