• A campaign fundraiser for Nicholas "Nick" Nicholson will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hogan Law Firm, 11031 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The recommended donation is $100. Nicholson, a Republican, is running for the Hernando County Commission District 1 seat. Reservations are required by Monday. For information or to RSVP, call (352) 442-7844 or send email to VOTENICK2012@gmail.com.
• A campaign fundraiser for Bobby Sullivan, a Republican candidate for sheriff, will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant, 6244 Spring Lake Highway, east of Brooksville. Tickets are $20 per person and include a dinner with salad and beverage. For tickets, call or text (352) 556-8403.
• The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's government affairs committee will host "Politics in the Park" from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville.
The public can meet local, state and federal candidates at the old-fashioned political rally. Visitors will also be able to participate in a straw poll administered by the Hernando County supervisor of elections, register to vote and enter a drawing to win two tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays game. For information, call the chamber at (352) 796-0697 or visit hernando chamber.com.
Candidates are welcome to submit information on fundraisers, meet-and-greets and other campaign events to Phyllis Day by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to (352) 754-6133 or by mail to the Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Notices must be submitted at least 10 days prior to the event or ticket deadline. For information, call (352) 754-6101.