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From Battleground Tampa Bay: S-16 candidate Jack Latvala will be walking precincts in the Safety Harbor and Clearwater area to obtain petition signatures. He will be meeting at the Starbucks in the Northwood Plaza, McMullen-Booth at Enterprise Road at 9:30 am. Afterwards, he will be heading to The Varsity Club at Sunset Point Rd. and U.S. 19 for lunch.

Florida House candidate Russ Patterson is having a House Party at Beth and Mel Tockman’s home in Tampa Palms” on Sunday, February 21 at 7:30pm. “Beth and Mel Tockman have graciously opened their home and offered support to my campaign to become the next State Representative for Florida House District 60. We would be delighted if you could come next Sunday evening.” 5033 Wesley Drive, Tampa, FL 33647.

H-45 candidate Kathryn Starkey will be collecting petitions, meeting at Starbucks on the corner of US 19 and Curlew at 9:30 a.m. H-54 candidate Mary Russell is also gathering petitions tomorrow and will host a barbecue afterwards at 8298 139th Lane N., Seminole, FL 33776.

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