Friday, October 12, 2012

Local Sierra Club president to endorse Keith Fitzgerald for Congress

Allison Chin, president of the Manatee-Sarasota Sierra Club on Monday will endorse Keith Fitzgerald in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan. Here is the press release from the Fitzgerald campaign:
Keith Fitzgerald will hold a roundtable discussion with members of the Manatee – Sarasota Sierra Club to discuss green job, energy and the Environment. Following the discussion,Sierra Club President Allison Chin will offer her endorsement of Keith Fitzgerald to represent the 16th district in Congress. 
WHO:            Keith Fitzgerald, candidate for Congress
WHAT:          Manatee – Sarasota Sierra ClubWHEN:          Monday, October 15th, 9:30 a.m.– 10:30 p.m.
WHERE:        2815 Proctor Road, Sarasota, FL 34231
Working with former Republican Governor Charlie Crist, Keith Fitzgerald led the way to banning oil drilling near Florida’s coast. Fitzgerald believes America’s path to energy independence should use an “all of the above” approach of traditional energy and new cleaner sources of energy. Moving toward clean-energy solutions will not only benefit our environment, but will provide needed jobs in our 21st century economy.  

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