TAMPA (Sept. 21, 2021)—Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried will discuss her bid for governor at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club meeting on Friday, Oct. 15 at noon at the Cuban Club in Ybor City.
Fried was elected Agriculture Commissioner in 2018, the first woman elected to the post and the only Democrat in statewide office. Now she is running for the Democratic nomination for governor against Congressman and former governor Charlie Crist.
In a poll among Democratic voters released last month, Fried led Crist with 36% to 33%, with 31% still undecided. The primary is Aug. 23, 2022.
The forum will be in the ballroom of the Cuban Club in Ybor City. Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at noon. Tickets are limited and can be purchased in advance at TigerBayClub.com.
In accordance with updated CDC guidelines for our area, masks are required for all attendees regardless of vaccination status.
The meeting is open to the public. Only Tiger Bay Club members may ask questions. To become a member, go to https://www.tigerbayclub.com/join-tbc/
Upcoming Tiger Bay Club events
Frenemies: Cuba and the U.S. Embargo
Tiger Bay Club moderated discussion at Tampa Theatre immediately after screening featuring the filmmaker, Mirella Martinelli, with supporters and opponents of the embargo, moderated by Tiger Bay President Tom Scherberger.
Oxford Exchange Presents: Tiger Bay Club After Dark – Terrell Sessums’ memoir
A panel discussion and book sale of the late Terrell Sessums’ memoir, Speaking of Florida: My Time Remembered
With USF Distinguished Professor Emerita Susan MacManus, Steve Sessums and Judge E.J. Salcines.
Tampa Bay Rays President Brian Auld
Brian Auld will discuss the team’s proposal to build new home ballparks in Tampa Bay and Montreal and divide home games between them.
Noon at the Cuban Club
Hillsborough County Constitutional Officers discuss how they serve the public
Noon at The Cuban Club
The Tampa Tiger Bay Club, founded in 1982, is a non-partisan political group that presents lively discussions on important issues and candidates running for office.