Port director to address Republicans
PERIDIA -- The East Manatee Republican Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at Peridia Golf and Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd. E., for luncheon. Cost of the lunch is $15.
Guest speaker will be Carlos Buqueras, executive director of Port Manatee.
Reservations: Diane at 941-739-3813 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Democrats to discuss meaning of the election
PERIDIA -- The Southeast Manatee County Democratic Club will host a brunch buffet at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Peridia Golf and Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd.
The brunch topic, The Meaning of the 2012 Election, will feature New College's Frank Alcock. The cost of the buffet is $15.
RSVP to Paul Dain at 941-756-4050.
Lakewood Ranch GOPto meet Nov. 17
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- The Lakewood Ranch Republican Club will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at Lakewood Ranch Holiday Inn, 6231 Lake Osprey Drive. Brunch $10.
Reservations by Nov. 16 at www.lwrrc.com.
Manatee Democratic Women's Club to meet
BRADENTON -- Manatee Democratic Women's Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at Bradenton Country Club, 4646 Ninth Ave. W., Bradenton.
Pete Tannen, ACLU chairman for Sarasota and Manatee counties, will speak on felons' rights.
Information and meal selection: Pat Benson, 941-758-4610.
-- Herald staff report