Democratic Environmental Caucus
The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, Pasco Chapter, will meet on Feb 13 at the Heritage Park Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd., in Land O Lakes. Networking starts at 6 p.m., with the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. The group will be discussing its goals for 2019. For more information, email , or visit the group’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/DECFPasco/.
Kelly Smith files for State House District 38
Kelly Smith has announced her candidacy for Florida House District 38. She is running to fill the vacant seat created when former Rep. Danny Burgess left to accept an offer from Gov. Ron DeSantis, to become the executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information about Smith, visit KellyForPasco.com.
The Trinity Democratic Club welcomes guest speakers Monica Rousseau and Chrissie Parris from the Pasco County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention. The political club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Fox Hollow Golf Club, at 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway in Trinity. Doors open at 5 p.m., for dinner and happy hour (self-pay) with food and beverages available for purchase throughout the meeting. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call (415) 298-9155, or email . You can follow the club on Facebook or at PascoDems.com.
Republican Club of Central Pasco
The Republican Club of Central Pasco meeting on Feb. 25 will feature Walter Andrusyszyn. In 2009, Andrusyszyn served as the deputy permanent representative to NATO, while advising the President of the United States on his first visit to Europe. He is a recipient of several national and international awards, including the Secretary of State’s Award for Heroism in 1996 for helping to negotiate the release of an American journalist in Serbia. In September 2001, he was named the Director of the Task Force on Terrorism in response to the Sept. 11 attacks. Andrusyszyn’s distinguished appointments with the National Security Council, at the State Department and around the globe are too numerous to mention.
The meeting is open to the public. The club meets at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Land O’ Lakes. The social begins at 6:30 p.m., and business meeting starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call (813) 996-3011.