LAKELAND, FLORIDA (September 26, 2017) — On Tuesday, October 3 at LkldTV Studio B – a month prior to the 2017 Municipal Election – the attendees of the Hob Nob event will have the opportunity to personally engage with candidates and representatives of committees. Meet the candidates for Lakeland Mayor, City Commission, and representatives from groups for and against ballot initiatives.
In time for the voter registration deadline of October 9, Polk County Supervisor of Elections’ bilingual Mobile Registration/Outreach Team will be there to provide voter registration services (including name, signature, address, and party affiliation updates), vote by mail sign-ups in English and Spanish, and they will have information to share with individuals interested in becoming paid Election Day workers at voting locations throughout Polk County.
This event is made possible through the support of Publix Super Markets, Inc. and Advancing Florida Agriculture.
Candidates and Committees confirmed:
Christopher Diaz, Candidate for Mayor
Michael Dunn, SW District Commission Seat
Larry Durrence, SW District Commission Seat
Jorge Fonseca, SW District Commission Seat
Scott Franklin, SE District Commission Seat
James Green, Candidate for Mayor
Pablo Sologaistoa, SW District Commission Seat
Patrick Shawn Jones, Candidate for Mayor
Stephanie Madden, At Large #1 Commission Seat
Jim Malless, At Large #1 Commission Seat
Bill Mutz, Candidate for Mayor
Laurel Pullo, At Large #1 Commission Seat
Ricky Shirah, At Large #1 Commission Seat
Kathy Smith Barsotti, At Large #1 Commission Seat
Sandy Toledo, SE District Commission Seat
Committee for a Strong Lakeland
No Boss Mayor Committee
Admission is free with pre-registration required due to limited space. Registration: http://business.lakelandchamber.com/events/details/2017-lakeland-chamber-political-hob-nob-6226
Contact Information: Rebecca Fortier (863) 688-8551 x229
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce represents 1,400 member businesses in the Lakeland area and provides opportunities for networking, professional development and advocacy for companies of all sizes. Five-Star Accredited by the US Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber upholds the following vision and mission statements: Vision Statement – The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will be the premier catalyst for the advancement of Lakeland’s economic growth and enhancement of quality of life– creating Florida’s community of choice. Mission Statement – The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to creating a climate where business can prosper.