, R-St. Petersburg, who is running for re-election to the District 54 seat, is holding his kickoff fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Wine Cellar restaurant on North Redington Beach. The host committee for the event boast a who's who of local politicos, including state Sen.
nes, R-Seminole; state Rep.
, R-Clearwater; former state Sens.
; and Belleair Bluffs Mayor
. Former Pinellas County School Board member
, a Democrat, has said she plans to run against Frishe. District 54 stretches up the western side of Pinellas County and includes the beach communities from Tierra Verde to Clearwater.
- Anne Lindberg, Times Staff Writer