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Citrus DEC Announces Speakers for Blue Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bob Madeiros, CDEC Chair Phone: (352) 209-8651 Email:


Lecanto, Florida. February 3, 2022 - The Citrus County Democrats are pleased to announce the guest speaker line up for their 2022 Blue Gala Fundraising Event which will be held on March 5th at St. Michael’s Greek Orthodox Church.

This year’s speakers include Gubernatorial Candidate, Annette Taddeo, City of Miami Commissioner and US Senate Candidate Ken Russell, US Senate Candidate Allen Ellision, and Candidate for Florida House District 23 (formerly 34) Nancy Pierson.

Tickets for the events are $75 and include dinner and open bar. Tickets are available by making a donation to the Citrus Democrats at A silent auction will also be conducted. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Masks will be required and social distancing guidelines enforced.

Bob Madeiros, Chair of the Citrus DEC said “Thanks to the hard work of the Biden Administration, millions of Americans are fully vaccinated, once again providing us the freedom to safely hold in person events. Our team has done an outstanding job of finding speakers and we look forward to welcoming members of the community to this exciting event. ”

About the Citrus DEC:

The Citrus County DEC is responsible for managing the affairs of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) within the county. Membership of the DEC includes elected Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen who represent the registered voters of their precinct.

Citrus County Democrats strive to eliminate voter suppression, enhance public education, establish a living wage for workers, advocate for social justice and preserve Social Security and Medicare for senior citizens.

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