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May 2016

May 14th Luncheon – Annual Legislative Update

May 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marina Jacks,
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Susan Smith – President of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Join fellow Democrats at our May luncheon as we welcome Susan Smith, President of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida. The Caucus is dedicated to advancing progressive candidates, promoting progressive legislation, and keeping the progressive community informed about the issues.Visit the Democratic Progressive Caucus web site to learn more. Susan, who has been a progressive political activist for over 10 years, will review the bills that were introduced in…

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June 2016

June 11th Luncheon – Democratic Candidates

June 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marina Jacks,
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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As crucial as the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election is, our local races matter just as much! Join us for lunch on Saturday, June 11th, to learn where the candidates stand on issues and why you should volunteer for them, donate to them, and ultimately vote for them. Candidates include: Frank Alcock (FL Senate Dist. 23) Frank Cirillo (FL Senate Dist. 23) Barbara Ford-Coates (Tax Collector) Edward James III (FL House Dist. 72) Roberto Andreas for Brent King (US…

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October 2016

Election Night Victory Party at Marina Jack

October 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Marina Jacks,
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Join fellow Democrats after the polls close at 7 p.m. at Marina Jack to watch the national and local returns come in! A 7' x 10' projection screen will be provide easy viewing, along with multiple televisions throughout the venue. This is THE place to be as we watch the historic election of the United States first woman president. We will also keep everyone informed about state and local races. When Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Time From 7 p.m. until…

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December 2016

EVENT SOLD OUT! Dec. 10 Brunch – Dr. Susan MacManus and 2016 Election Results in Florida: An Analysis and a Look Forward

December 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Marina Jacks,
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Event sold out!  Only those with reservations can attend. Walk-ins will not be accommodated. On December 10th, we will come together for the first time since the disappointing November 8th election. As difficult as this post-election period is for all Democrats, we must prepare ourselves for what is ahead. What better way to start this process than enjoying the gorgeous view of Sarasota Bay and hearing from Dr. Susan MacManus, Distinguished Government & International Affairs Professor at USF. Dr. MacManus…

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February 2017

RESERVATIONS CLOSED. EVENT SOLD OUT! Feb. 11th Luncheon – Democratic Candidates for Sarasota City Commission

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Francis,
1289 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 32236 United States
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RESERVATIONS CLOSED. EVENT SOLD OUT! Join us at The Francis on Saturday, February 11th, as we hear from candidates for the Sarasota City Commission. The election for two at-large seats will take place on March 14. Voters will be allowed to vote for two candidates. If two candidates don’t win a majority in March, a run-off election will take place on May 9. All Democratic candidates have been invited. For more details on the candidates, check out the recent article…

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March 2017

March 11th Luncheon Featuring ‘Progress for All’ Activist Tim Canova on Florida’s Sabal Trail Pipeline

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at Marina Jack on Saturday, March 11th, as we learn that North Dakota is not the only region with a controversy over oil pipeline construction. Meet Tim Canova, a leader in the campaign against the Sabal Trail Pipeline, that originates in Alabama, extends to Georgia and ends in Central Florida. Spectra Energy Partners, NextEra Energy, Inc. and Duke Energy purport that the “underground pipeline will bring additional affordable, clean natural gas supplies to Florida, while increasing the reliability…

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April 2017

April 4th Wine, Cheese & Politics featuring Futurist David Houle on “The Future of Political Parties”

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bayfront Community Center,
803 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States
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Join us at the Bayfront Community Center on Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30 p.m as we welcome David Houle, a globally recognized futurist, columnist, international speaker and Co-Author of This Spaceship Earth and Co-Founder of ThisSpaceShipEarth.org. David will speak about the future of our two-party system, asking the question, “Was the 2016 election the beginning of the end of the two-party system?” We hear murmurings already of Progressives forming their own party and might there be other emerging parties? If…

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May 20th Meeting Featuring Susan Smith’s Update on the 2017 Florida Legislative Session

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Selby Library – Geldbart Auditorium,
1331 First Street
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Susan Smith, President of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, is back by popular demand for the 4th year in a row to present our annual Florida Legislative update. This year’s event is co-sponsored by our local Sarasota-Charlotte Democratic Progressive Caucus. The Caucus and its county chapters are dedicated to advancing progressive candidates, promoting progressive legislation, and keeping the progressive community informed about issues. Visit the Democratic Progressive Caucus website to learn more. Susan, who has been a progressive political…

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June 2017

June 10th Meeting featuring Gubernatorial Candidate Chris King

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Selby Library – Geldbart Auditorium,
1331 First Street
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Chris King has thrown his hat into the 2018 race for Florida Governor and he’s coming to Sarasota to tell us why he thinks he can successfully lead our state. He describes himself as a husband, father, progressive entrepreneur, Democrat and NOT a professional politician. He is a 38-year-old political newcomer, Orlando businessman, and Harvard graduate. Visit his campaign web site for more details. Join us for this free event at the Selby Library's Geldbart Auditorium on Saturday, June 10th…

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August 2017

Sunset Cruise – August 15

August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Le Barge,
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Cruise Sold Out. Join us on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Cruise Sarasota Bay with Fellow Democrats Funds raised will support our annual September Newtown event and continued Democratic outreach throughout Sarasota County! Don't miss this opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow Democrats, candidates, and Democratic Party leadership while enjoying the beauty of Sarasota Bay. When Sold Out!!!!! Time Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. Boat leaves the dock at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Where Le Barge Tropical Cruises, Bayfront Drive…

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