The Greater Pinellas Park Chamber of Commerce Candidates Night will be at 7 tonight at City Hall, 5141 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Candidates include Sen. Charlie Crist, R-St. Petersburg, and Democratic challenger Dana Maley; Sen. Don Sullivan, R-Seminole, and Democratic challenger Dee Billings; state House candidates Nicholas Alexiou and Larry Crow; state Rep. Mary Brennan, D-Pinellas Park, and Republican challenger Carl Neuman; County Commission candidates Winnie Foster and Bob Stewart; Democratic School Board member Linda Lerner and Republican challenger Warren Andrews; and School Board candidates Mayme Hodges and Lucile Casey. Pro and con positions on casino gambling will follow the candidate portion of the program. For information, call 546-1494.
Gordon endorses Ron Saunders
Elaine Gordon, a leading women's advocate who is retiring from the Florida House after 22 years, has endorsed Democrat Ron Saunders for secretary of state over Republican Sandra Mortham. "I support your candidacy because of your superior qualifications, without regard to gender," Gordon told Saunders in a letter.