The Southwest Area Commission will hold its annual election from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Finland Elementary School, 1835 Finland Ave., during the National Night Out Celebration.

The Southwest Area Commission will hold its annual election from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Finland Elementary School, 1835 Finland Ave., during the National Night Out Celebration.

Interested candidates must submit their name, address, telephone number and a statement explaining why they are interested in being an area commissioner. The information can be sent via regular mail to Southwest Area Commission, 1397 Gorham Drive, Columbus 43223, or via e-mail to jason waltke@yahoo.com.

Eligible candidates and voters must reside in the city of Columbus within the SAC boundaries: the Scioto River (east), I-270 (south), CSX Railroad Track (west) and Mound Street/Mount Calvary/Greenlawn (north).

For more information, call Jason Waltke at (614) 425-2387 or visit www.columbusswac.org.