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Scottsdale briefs: Rail park building plans shown today

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Posted: Friday, September 26, 2008 6:23 pm | Updated: 10:27 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Plans for a new display building at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park will be shown to the public 8:30 a.m. today at the park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, city officials said in a statement.

Residents may offer comments on the plans at the meeting, in an event tent in the courtyard of the park.

The proposed new building would be used to exhibit several railroad collections and space for displays of model railroad clubs using the park, officials said.

The meeting will begin with a brief presentation by the design team, followed by public comment and a question-and-answer session.

For more information, call project manager Elaine Mercado, (480) 312-7985.

Governor to stump for Dems in Dist. 11

Gov. Janet Napolitano is expected to campaign door-to-door today on behalf of Democratic state legislative candidates seeking seats representing three districts, including District 11 in northeast Phoenix and the town of Paradise Valley, her office announced in a statement.

Napolitano is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. at Roadrunner Park, 3502 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix.

The District 11 state Senate race features incumbent Republican Barbara Leff against Democrat Ann Wallack. In the District 11 state Representative race, incumbent Republican Adam Driggs, Republican Jon Altmann and Democrat Eric Meyer are vying for two seats. The election is Nov. 4.

Korean War vets' chapter to meet Oct. 4

The Korean Veterans Association's General Brand Smith Chapter will meet 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3513, 7220 E. Wilshire Drive (at Scottsdale Road), Scottsdale, chapter officials said in a statement. Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Carl Schneider is to be guest speaker.

Those who served in any branch of the U.S. armed services between 1950 to 1955 or who have ever served in Korea are eligible for membership, chapter leaders said.

For more information, call (480) 948-9276.

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