Local groups benefit from Guv’na cash grab

The candidates running for Lutz Guv'na spent months with their hands out. The person who raised the most money was declared the winner of the ceremonial title, so they were all focused on filling their coffers throughout their campaigns. Over the Fourth of July weekend, Jennifer Rankin was declared the winner and earned the Lutz Guv'na sash. But, the real winners were announced Oct. 1 at … [Read more...]

Final fundraisers keep Lutz Guv’na hopefuls busy

The race for Lutz Guv'na is wrapping up, but the candidates aren't ready to pack it in. All three hopefuls are prepping for last-minute fundraising, with some big events in the final days of the race. All the money goes to Lutz organizations, and the candidate who raises the most earns the ceremonial title. So they're pulling out all the stops to grab as much cash as possible. According … [Read more...]

Ayres aims for the Lutz Guv’na sash

Cheryl Lynn Ayres decided to pursue the ceremonial title of Lutz Guv'na in a very modern way. She was on Facebook. She is friends with previous Lutz Guv'nas on the social media website, and a few of them were discussing their efforts to recruit candidates for this year's campaign. Ayres posted that it might be time for her to give it a shot. And that was about all it took. "Within … [Read more...]

Once again, the Lutz Guv’na sash is up for grabs

Campaign season has begun again in Lutz. Candidates for Lutz Guv’na will gather on May 16 at the Old Lutz School to lie, make promises they'll never keep and try to grab a little cash for their campaign. Lutz wouldn't have it any other way. The candidates aren't running for political office. They're vying for the ceremonial title of Lutz Guv'na, an annual tradition that reduces the … [Read more...]