Tampa Bay’s Campaign Weekender for July 25-28

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With only 5 weekends left until the Aug. 26 primaries, State House District 38 GOP hopeful Danny Burgess will attend a candidate meet-and-greet on Friday, July 25 from 6-9 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Nissan, 28519 S.R. 54 in Wesley Chapel.

On Saturday, July 26 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist celebrates the 100 day mark until Election Day with Weekend of Action, a series of 70 grassroots phone bank and canvassing events across the state. In Tampa Bay, Crist’s St. Petersburg Canvass Kickoff begin at noon at the campaign office, 2313 Central Ave.

Also on Saturday, supporters of Democratic attorney Sean Shaw will canvass state House District 61 beginning 9 a.m. at 930 E. Idlewild Ave. in Tampa. Shaw says he will provide the snacks and drinks if followers bring their voice. In addition, Shaw announced a fundraiser for the following Thursday, July 31 beginning 5:30 p.m. at 600 Garrison Cove Lane, Unit 10 in Tampa. More information for both events is at www.shawforflorida.com.

State Rep. Mark Danish will be canvassing neighborhoods in House District 63 Saturday starting at noon. The Tampa Democrat asks supporters to meet him at his home, 18048 Arbor Crest Dr. in the Hunter’s Green neighborhood of north Hillsborough County. RSVPs are on Facebook or email at markdanishfor63@gmail.com.

Republican State House District 65 candidate Chris Sprowls hosts a volunteer event on Saturday beginning 9:30 a.m. at his campaign headquarters, 1379 Main Street in Dunedin. For more information, visit www.chrissprowls.com.

Pasco County Commission candidate Mike Moore is holding a Campaign Walk — complete with coffee, donuts and T-shirts. The event begins 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Seven Oaks Clubhouse, 2910 Sports Core Circle in Wesley Chapel. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

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 HRNewsDaily.com. His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for Patch.com, 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 phil@floridapolitics.com and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.