Tampa fundraiser planned for Sen. Atwater
Hillsborough County Republicans have scheduled a fundraiser for the re-election campaign of state Sen. Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, who's in line to become the next Senate president. The hosts for the $500-per-person event June 18 at the University of Club of Tampa include former Gov. Bob Martinez, Republican operative Greg Truax, developer Dick Beard, business owner Bob Odom, former Sen. Jim Sebesta of St. Petersburg, former state Rep. Sandy Murman, Dr. A.K. Desai and Verizon executive Alan Ciampocera.
[Scott Keeler, Times files]