Rick Scott in St. Petersburg tomorrow for GOP fundraiser

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Gov. Rick Scott will visit St. Petersburg this week, as he headlines a Pinellas County Republican Party fundraising reception Tuesday, October 29.

The event begins 5:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, at 11 Central Avenue.

Co-chaired by Jay Beyrouti and Jim Holton, the reception host committee includes a list of prominent Pinellas County GOP political and civic leaders, such as:

  • Entrepreneur Bill Edwards
  • Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri
  • County Tax Collector Diane Nelson
  • Belleair Bluffs Mayor Chris Arbutine
  • Former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker
  • State Reps. Kathleen Peters, Larry Ahern and Ed Hooper

To attend the event, the suggested minimum contribution is $100 per person. To RSVP, contact pinellasevent@gmail.com or call Pam Hinds at (727) 392-5636 or (727) 709-1679. 

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