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Hernando Political Notebook for Sept. 16

Political notebook

Fundraiser for Rowden: A fundraising event to benefit Hernando County Commissioner Diane Rowden's re-election campaign will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Brian's Place, 3430 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

The dinner party will include music by Stan Prinston and a menu of seared salmon, stuffed pork loin or panchetta-wrapped chicken breast. Tickets are $50.

For information or tickets, call (352) 573-4178 or visit

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Candidate meet-and-greet: The Business and Professional Women of Hernando County will host a meet-and-greet candidate forum from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods, Spring Hill. The event is open to all political candidates and the public. The cost is $10 and includes hot and cold appetizers and beverages. Proceeds will benefit the BPW scholarship program. RSVP to Amy Bennett at by Friday or call Dorothy Baudry at (917) 929-2442.