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Saturday, Sept. 10

State Rep. Dana Young, running for Senate District 18, will celebrate the opening of her Carrollwood campaign office with some Super Saturday canvassing. Starting at 9:15 a.m., Young will be on hand for a meet-and-greet with supporters, the campaign team, and volunteers, followed by a neighborhood walk. Joining Young for the event are members of the North Hillsborough Republican Club. Bagels and coffee will be provided. The Carrollwood campaign office is at 14499 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 165, in Tampa.

State Rep. Frank Artiles, running for Senate District 40, hosts grand opening festivities for his new Miami campaign office. The event is from noon to 3 p.m. at 8946 S.W. 40th St. in Miami. For more details, visit RSVP with Nick Recuset at or 786-280-1622.

State Rep. Chris Latvala will be holding his own Super Saturday door-knocking event, in support of his re-election bid for House District 87. Canvassing starts 9:30 a.m. at the Publix located at 525 S. Belcher Road in Clearwater. Lunch will be provided for volunteers. RSVP at

State Sen. Rene Garcia joins state Reps. José Oliva and Bryan Ávila for another Super Saturday canvassing walk, this one supporting state Rep. Manny Diaz Jr’s re-election effort in House District 103. Event begins 10:30 a.m. at 1165 W. 49th St. in Hialeah.

Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.

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