Two fundraisers to benefit Nugent
Two fundraisers are scheduled for congressional candidate Richard Nugent: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. A minimum $100 contribution is asked. To RSVP or for information, call (352) 596-7745. Also, 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at 3174 Gulf Winds Circle, Hernando Beach. Reservations are not required. Nugent, who is currently the Hernando County sheriff, is a Republican candidate running for U.S. House of Representatives, 5th Congressional District.
Democrat Thompson appears in District 44
A candidate meet and greet for Jay A. Thompson will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. No tickets or reservations are required, but donations to the campaign will be accepted. Thompson, a Democrat, is running for the Florida State House of Representatives, District 44. For information, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.jayathompson.com.
Dance benefits School Board candidate Toro
An "Oldies Dance" Fundraiser for Nilsa Colon Toro will be from 7 p.m. to midnight July 9 at SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Music will be provided by DJ Mr. T. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. Appetizers will be available for purchase and guests can bring their own beverages.
Toro is a candidate for Hernando County School Board, District 1. For information or tickets, call (352) 686-0225, (352) 683-9417 or (352) 596-4049.
Democrats hold annual dinner
The Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee will host the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. The event includes a cash bar, followed by a buffet dinner, dancing and raffles. The keynote speaker will be Loranne Ausley, candidate for Florida chief financial officer.
Other Democratic candidates speaking include Daven Aronberg and Dan Gelber, candidates for state attorney general; Randy Hatch, candidate for Florida agriculture commissioner; and Jim Piccillo, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 5th Congressional District. Representatives for U.S. Senate candidates Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene, and for Alex Sink, candidate for governor, will be present. Candidates running for local office will attend.
Guests will have a chance to meet all candidates between 6 and 7:15 p.m., as well as after the completion of the dinner.
Tickets are $40 and can be obtained by calling Cy Wingrove at (352) 796-9754. A limited number will be available at the door.