Category: Special Announcement

$1,000 Betty Gissendanner Scholarship Deadline April 15th

The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is accepting scholarship applications until Monday, April 15th.  As local parents work to meet the Federal tax filing deadline, a Scholarship bonanza to offset college costs could make Tax Day a little brighter. Named in honor of the memory of Betty Gissendanner, a long term mentor and champion …

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Blue Gala SOLD OUT!

Full House Expected at Charlotte County Democrats’ April 13 Blue Gala with Keynoter Nikki Fried   It might be a first for Charlotte Democrats! Days before our annual fundraising event featuring Nikki Fried, Florida’s first female Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, all but one VIP table has been sold for a total of 224 …

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Nikki Fried, Blue Gala Guest Speaker, on Cover of Florida Trend

Catch Nikki Fried in Florida Trend and MAKE YOUR RESERVATION for Charlotte County’s Blue Gala Florida Trend’s March 2019 issue has arrived! Make sure to read our cover story: The New Face of Florida Agriculture. The state’s new agriculture commissioner Nikki Fried brings a focus on weed, water, and weapons. She and the state’s traditional ag community …

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REMEMBER! A vote for April Freeman is a vote for our New DEMOCRATIC Congressional Candidate

If you registered to vote by mail (VBM), you should be receiving your ballot shortly, if you haven’t already. Because our Congressional District 17 candidate, April Freeman, died unexpectedly on September 23rd, the ballots still have her name printed on them. You should still mark your ballot for APRIL FREEMAN!! Votes for her will count …

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Changes at

We’ve made some changes here at that we think will improve your online experience. Folks have mentioned that they can’t find some of the great original content published here. And it’s true that we post so much on a daily basis that, if you don’t check in often, you can easily miss some of …

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HELP WANTED – Gillum Volunteer Coordinator, Charlotte County

Here is your chance to make a big difference in Andrew Gillum’s extraordinary campaign for Governor! You will help coordinate Andrew’s get out the vote effort in Charlotte County. Great organizational skills and a passion to win for Democrats in the coming Blue Wave are required! Contact —

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March for Our Lives (MFOL) Student Organizers To Hold Town Hall in Punta Gorda.

Voter Registration and Town Hall discussion scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, as part of MFOL “Road To Change” tour. “For us, the ‘Road To Change’ is the next step in our journey to empowering people across the country,” said MFOL student organizer Delany Tarr, age 17.  “It’s a chance to connect with people, young people, in …

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Politics in the Park

Come to Harbor Heights Park for Politics in the Park! Hear our local and statewide candidates speak to our community.  Featuring local food vendors, family-friendly fun, and live music. Meet state and local candidates to learn about their plans for a better Florida! Politics in the Park Saturday, July 21st – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. …

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