Levine to Headline Suncoast Tiger Bay Club Meeting
Philip Levine, a former Miami Beach mayor, is running for governor.
ST. PETERSBURG – The Suncoast Tiger Bay Club will host Phlip Levine, a Democratic candidate for governor, at an upcoming meeting.
The luncheon meeting is at noon May 10 at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. in downtown St. Petersburg.
Levine is one of several Democratic candidates for Florida governor who will compete in this 2018 primary election season. Levine was elected mayor of Miami Beach in November 2013 and won re-election to a second term with a majority of the vote. He ran on a reform platform, fixing street flooding, combating sea-level rise, cleaning up government corruption and re-structuring the police department and city finances.
As a candidate for governor, Levine cites as his key campaign issues revitalizing the economy, envisioning Florida with better-paying jobs, more competitive schools and an entrepreneurial approach to protecting our environment.
In the private sector, Levine has owned and managed several media companies and cruise industry concessionaires as a self-made successful businessman. He has a diverse portfolio in startups, businesses and real estate. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BA in political science.
Networking begins at 11:30 am and lunch for pre-registered guests is held prior to noon. The discussion begins at noon and ends at 1:15 pm. The luncheon fees are $25 for Tiger Bay Club members and $35 for guests. Reservations are required before noon May 7 by contacting tigerbay.org under the heading Upcoming Meetings.
The Suncoast Tiger Bay Club is a non-partisan political club founded in 1978 to foster a better understanding of public issues and greater involvement of citizens in civic discussion. Members have the opportunity to participate in question and answer sessions with guest speakers.
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