Political notes from Manatee County

November 5, 2012 

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 longboatfl@aol.com.

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

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