LAKELAND, FL (July 12, 2018) – The 2018 Political Hob Nob being hosted at the Rocking H Ranch on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, provides an occasion to meet with local and state candidates and learn more about them.
In an effort to increase awareness of and participation in the elections process, the Lakeland Chamber provides this opportunity for the local community to speak with candidates and local clubs at their respective booths. Attendees will vote in a Straw Poll administered by the Polk County Supervisor of Elections from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM with the results announced that evening at 7:45 PM. Candidates will take the stage to introduce themselves.
The Rocking H Ranch provides the perfect “Old Florida” backdrop for the event. Originally, an old Cattle Ranch, it now is one of the leading Agritourism spots in Florida. Attendees will also enjoy great BBQ, beverages, valet parking and good company.
The event is made possible by underwriting from community-focused companies and organizations – Red Sponsors are Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A., Ledger Media Group, Rocking H Ranch, Spectrum Business; Gubernatorial Sponsors include A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC, and Watson Clinic LLP. Other sponsors and supporters are Bernie Little Distributors, BTB Catering, Lakeland Valet, Polk County Supervisor of Elections, WONN/WPCV/WLKF/WWRZ Radio, and lkldnow.com (Linking Community Now Inc.).
Candidates may register for a Table until Tuesday, August 7, 2018 using this link https://bit.ly/2Hb8ZvU or by visiting http://www.lakelandchamber.com and clicking on the Events Calendar tab.
Tickets to the event are $25 with advance purchase and $30 if purchased at the door. Corporate 10-Packs are available for $200. Sponsorships are available. Tickets can be purchased by using this link https://bit.ly/2Hb8ZvU or by visiting http://www.lakelandchamber.com and clicking on the Events Calendar tab.
Candidates and clubs that are currently registered to attend are listed below. Candidates will be added to our event page as they register – please visit http://www.lakelandchamber.com and click the Events Calendar tab to view.
Representative in Congress, District 15:
Andrew P. Learned
Representative in Congress, District 17:
State Senator, District 22:
State Senator, District 26:
State Representative, District 39:
State Representative, District 40:
State Representative, District 56:
County Commissioner, District 2:
Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper
County Commissioner, District 4:
Circuit Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit, Group 10:
Circuit Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit, Group 11:
Dana Y. Moore
Stephen Paul Pinket
School Board, District 3:
School Board, District 5:
Terry L. Clark
School Board, District 7:
Clubs and Organizations:
The Republican Club of Lakeland
The Democratic Women’s Club of Lakeland
The Republican Women’s Club of Lakeland, Federated
Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.
Rocking H Ranch
Ledger Media Group
A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure
Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC
Watson Clinic LLP
Big 4 Radio – WONN/WPCV/WLKF/WWRZ Radio
lkldnow.com (Linking Community Now Inc.)
Exclusive Beer Sponsor
Bernie Little Distributor
Polk County Supervisor of Elections
Location: Rocking H Ranch, 2200 Ewell Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811
Date/Time Information: Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Contact Information: Rebecca Fortier, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT 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.