Steve Kornell picks up three more endorsements
ST. PETERSBURG- Restaurateur Mike Atwater, former City Council member Connie Kone and Peter Rudy Wallace, former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, have all joined the Steve Kornell for District 5 bandwagon.
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St. Petersburg – Steve Kornell, candidate for St. Petersburg City Council, announced two more endorsements from local leaders today. Today’s additions include Peter Rudy Wallace, former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and Connie Kone, former member of the St. Petersburg City Council.
“Steve Kornell cares deeply about our community. His more than twenty years of service to families in our city is compelling proof,” said Peter Rudy Wallace. “I strongly support his election.”
Connie Kone added, “I’ve known Steve Kornell since he was a supervisor at Shore Acres. I was always impressed by his concern for our young people, his ability to identify needs, and his creative solutions to meet those needs. He will serve our community well, and that’s why I strongly support his candidacy.”
“I am pleased to have the support of Speaker Wallace and Councilmember Kone,” said Kornell. “Their hard work has made St. Petersburg a better place to live, and I look forward to building on their work as a member of the St. Petersburg City Council.”
St. Petersburg – Steve Kornell, candidate for St. Petersburg City Council, announced that he has received the endorsement of Mike Atwater, owner of Atwater’s Cafeteria, a landmark business in Midtown St. Petersburg.
“Steve Kornell has earned the respect of this community for his hard work at Childs Park, Campbell Park and the Enoch Davis Center,” said Atwater. “He is the best choice in the District 5 race to move our city forward together, and I am proud to endorse him."
“Mike and I share a strong commitment to bringing all of St. Petersburg into the future together,” said Kornell. “It is with great pleasure that I humbly accept his support for my candidacy.”
Atwater’s Cafeteria is a hotspot for political gathering in south St. Petersburg, and it recently awarded “Best Soul Food” in Creative Loafing’s “Best of the Bay” awards. The restaurant is located at the 895 22nd Avenue South in St. Petersburg.