Wednesday fundraiser for legislative candidate

ROY – Yelm businessman J.T. Wilcox formally kicks off his campaign for the 2nd Legislative District at a Wednesday evening event at Wilcox Farms Museum.

Speakers at the free 5 to 6:30 p.m. event include former Thurston County Sheriff Gary Edwards and businessman Larry Schorno. The fundraiser is at 40400 Harts Lake Valley Road in Roy. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. For details, call 360-458-6903.

Wilcox, a Republican from Yelm, is challenging GOP state Rep. Tom Campbell. Matthew Hamilton, a Graham Republican, also is running.