Hendry Democrats to hold riverfront rally on Oct. 13

HENDRY COUNTY — The Hendry County Democratic Party will host a rally and fundraiser for all Democratic Party candidates appearing on the Nov. 6 midterm election local ballot on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 4473 County Road 78, Fort Denaud 33935, from 4 p.m. until sundown at 6:59 p.m.

Valet parking will be available. The event will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres, iced tea, cold drinks, beer and wine for $30 a person to cover event expenses and raise funds for local Get Out The Vote promotions by the Hendry County Democratic Party and its cadre of volunteers prior to this extremely important election.

Candidates invited include Tony Aguilar, running for Hendry County property appraiser; Dr. Jennifer Boddicker, running for state representative from District 80; Annisa Karim. running for state Senate from District 28, Sean Shaw, running for Florida attorney general; Jeremy Ring, running for Florida chief financial officer; Nikki Fried, running for Florida commissioner of agriculture; and Andrew Gillum and Chris King, running for Florida governor and lieutenant governor.

The ballot is topped by Sen. Bill Nelson, running for re-election to the U. S. Senate, and Mary Barzee Flores, running in the 25th Congressional District of Florida.

Joe Thomas, chairman of the Hendry County DEC, says this event will give local and area attendees the opportunity to meet, listen to and ask our Democratic candidates about their mutual concerns and what an agreeable course of action should be.

Mr. Thomas added that a 27-foot sailboat will be available to give the attendees short cruises on the Caloosahatchee River.

Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com with “Fort Denaud,” “Rally,” and the date “Oct. 13” in the search. Contact hendrydems@embarqmail.com or call 863-234-8890 if you need help in ordering your tickets online.

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