FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2012
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NEPTUNE BEACH MAYOR HARRIET PRUETTE ENDORSES MIKE WEINSTEIN FOR STATE SENATE
All Three Mayors from the Beaches Communities in Duval County Now Have Endorsed Mike Weinstein for State Senate
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Joining her colleagues Jacksonville Beach Mayor Fland Sharp and Atlantic Beach Mayor Mike Borno, Neptune Beach Mayor Harriet Pruette today endorsed State Representative Mike Weinstein for the State Senate, District 4. Mayor Pruette cites Weinstein’s support of home rule for the beaches communities and his commitment to securing the future of the Mayport Ferry as some of the reasons that she supports Weinstein.
“I am grateful for the widespread support that I am receiving from the beaches communities. I look forward to working with Mayor Pruette as we protect our quality of life and advocate for issues that are important to our beach communities such as home-rule and securing the long-term future of the Mayport ferry,” said Weinstein.
Mayor Pruette joins the following from the Beaches communities in showing their support for Mike Weinstein for State Senate:
* Fland Sharp, Mayor of Jacksonville Beach
* Mike Borno, Mayor of Atlantic Beach
* Lee Buck, Jacksonville Beach City Council
* Penny Christian, Jacksonville Beach City Council
* Jonathan Daugherty, Atlantic Beach City Commissioner
* Steve Hartkemeyer, Jacksonville Beach City Council
* Rick Knight, Jacksonville Beach City Council
* Maria Mark, Atlantic Beach Mayor Pro Tem
* Jeanell Wilson, Jacksonville Beach City Council
Weinstein presently is a State Representative running for the newly redrawn Senate District 4. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Jacksonville mayors Ed Austin and John Delaney, the Executive Director of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, the President and CEO of the Jacksonville Super Bowl Host Committee and past-President of Take Stock in Children, a state-wide non-profit for underprivileged children. He currently serves as a prosecutor and the Executive Director for State Attorney Angela Corey’s office. Weinstein continues to build momentum as community leaders and organizations from inside the district are lining up to support him such as the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Florida Builders Association, Associated Industries of Florida, National Federation of Independent Business, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Florida Nurses Association, Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, Nassau County Firefighters, Jacksonville Police, Nassau County Police, Jacksonville Fire Chiefs, Jacksonville City Council President Bill Bishop, Jacksonville City Councilman Stephen Joost, Duval County Property Appraiser Jim Overton, Jacksonville City Councilman Matt Schellenberg, Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter, Jacksonville City Councilman Don Redman, Jacksonville City Councilman Clay Yarborough, Jacksonville Beach Mayor Fland Sharp, Atlantic Beach Mayor Mike Borno, Atlantic Beach Mayor Pre Tem Maria Mark, the North Florida Hispanic Leadership Alliance, Duval School Board Member Becki Couch, Duval County School Board Member Fred “Fel” Lee, former Duval County School Board Chair Nancy Broner, former City Council President Henry Cook, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Lee Buck, Jacksonville Beach City Councilwoman Penny Christian, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Steve Hartkemeyer, Jacksonville Beach City Councilwoman Jeanell Wilson, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Rick Knight, Atlantic Beach City Commissioner Jonathan Daugherty, Jacksonville community leader Wyman Duggan, Jacksonville Jaguars original owner Wayne Weaver, Jacksonville business and political leader Tom Petway, First Coast Tea Party Co-Founder Billie Tucker, Florida Tea Party Leader Patricia Sullivan, State Representative Charles Van Zant, State Representative Larry Metz, Jacksonville community leader Mike Hogan, former Jacksonville International Business Director George Banks and Governor Rick Scott’s Campaign Manager Susie Wiles.
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