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With session over, Jeff Brandes plans ‘Brews with Brandes’ event

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Now that the 2016 Legislative Session has concluded, state Sen. Jeff Brandes is once again hosting his popular craft beer event in St. Petersburg’s up-and-coming Edge District.

The St. Petersburg Republican invites friends and supporters to enjoy his latest “Brews with Brandes” on Wednesday, March 30, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Green Bench Brewing Company, 1133 Baum Avenue.

Billed as a relaxing evening with the senator, the fundraising reception will feature food and discounts on several Green Bench craft beers.

Green Bench is one of the hottest spots in the region’s booming Edge District, which runs between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to 16th Street, along Central Avenue and First Avenues north and south.

Proceeds and contributions support Brandes’ reelection effort. RSVPs are through the “Brews with Brandes” Eventbrite page.

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