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Kedron Kickoff Scheduled in Run for Pinellas Commission

Amy Kedron | Pinellas County Commission | Politics

Amy Kedron is running for the District 6 seat on the Pinellas County Commission.

MADEIRA BEACH – A campaign kickoff has been scheduled for Amy Kedron, who is running for the District 6 seat on the Pinellas County Commission.

Hosts for the event include St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin, St. Petersburg Council members Gina Driscoll and Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, and former St. Petersburg Council member Karl Nurse. It is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Slyce, which is next to Publix, 662 150th Ave., Madeira Shopping Center, Madeira Beach.

Kedron is a native of Buffalo, NY, who holds both a law degree and a doctorate who became the founding CEO of a social enterprise that encouraged people to support local businesses and an economy that works for everyone. She educated business owners about cost-saving things they could do to help the environment and create more wealth for the local community. She also helped launch a think tank with Cornell University that worked to research and implement local policies that made the community a stronger, healthier, more livable place for all. It also worked to ensure that major economic development projects are sustainable and impactful.

After moving to Florida in 2010, Kedron  began working as a professor at USF St. Petersburg and Ringling College, teaching students how to build stronger businesses, organizations and communities.

Kedron, a Democrat, is running for the District 6 seat on the Pinellas County Commission, which is vacant after the recent death of John Morroni. District 6 includes a portion of St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park, Seminole and the south beaches from Redington Shores to Tierra Verde.

Other announced candidates for the District 6 seat are Democrat Ted Lionel Kay and Republicans Barb Haselden, Larry Ahern and Kathleen Peters.

The primary is Aug. 28. The general election is Nov. 6.

For information about Kedron, go to amykedron.com.

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Kedron Kickoff Scheduled in Run for Pinellas Commission
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Kedron Kickoff Scheduled in Run for Pinellas Commission
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Amy Kedron is running for the District 6 seat on the Pinellas County Commission.
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