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Happy Birthday Studio@620

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You are invited to an informal birthday/anniversary celebration in honor of the Studio@620 on Thursday June 11 at 6:30 pm. Join us for a glass of champagne and toast to five years of community, creativity, and the power of yes. We’ll enjoy some special home baked cookies ala Bob Devin Jones and other surprises. Also on display in the gallery is an exhibit chronicling the history of The Studio@620.

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Smoking gun proves Jamie Bennett knew about the political strategy of Ticketgate

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At the heart of Jamie Bennett’s defense in Ticketgate is there was no political strategy behind the distribution of his tickets to the city’s suite at Tropicana Field: “Schorsch, in turn, claimed the tickets were part of a campaign strategy. The plan was to use the tickets to curry favor with neighborhood leaders and canvass their neighborhoods just before the association’s monthly meeting in hopes of generating a positive buzz, Schorsch said. Bennett said there was no such “ticket strategy.”…

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Jamie Bennett still in denial

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Jamie Bennett still contends that there was no strategy behind the distribution of his allotment of the tickets to the city’s suite at Tropicana Field, however, as reported today: “After Bennett announced his candidacy for mayor, he began giving his tickets to supporters and community leaders across and even outside the city, according to a St. Petersburg Times review. Bennett gave two of his campaign’s earliest supporters, arts leader Bob Devin Jones and St. Pete Beach Mayor Michael Finnerty, several…

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Jamie Bennett raises more than 30K

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Jamie Bennett’s mayoral campaign took in more than $30,000 in cash and in-kind contributions during the most recent quarter of the fundraising calendar. The period began with Bennett’s formal entrance into the race on January 16 and ended on March 31. According to treasurer Bill Boots, who is finalizing the report, we raised $30,918.47 in cash and in-kind contributions. “Our fundraising effort demonstrates the viability of my campaign,” Bennett said. “Along with being the first candidate to collect the 1,000…

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