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Young Professionals Help Citizens Become Informed This Campaign Season

Young Professionals Help Citizens Become Informed This Campaign Season

Santa Rosa Young Professionals (SRYP) strives to help all citizens become better informed. To this end, the group is hosting a political forum and publishing a county-wide 2012 voter’s guide during the 2012 campaign season.

The political forum, co-sponsored by the Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce and SRYP, will be held on July 31 at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium beginning at5:30 p.m.with a 30-minute candidate meet-and-greet. Starting at 6 p.m., candidates running for State Representative, Clerk of Court, Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, County Commission, School Board Superintendent, School Board District, Public Defender and Circuit Judge will have three minutes to share why they should be elected. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Hotdogs, chips, drinks and other snacks will be sold for a nominal fee. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Arc Santa Rosa. In-kind sponsors include Buffalo Rock; Jeremy Reeder, New York Life; and Heather Stout, Emerald Coast Hospice.

SRYP representatives will be distributing voter’s guides at various political forums throughout the county. A copy of the guide can also be found online at The guide is sponsored bySanta Rosa Medical Center.

“We are excited to be able to work with the Chamber again in 2012 to host the political forum.” said Sheila Harris, president of SRYP. “Participating in the political process and learning more about the candidates and current issues helps us all be better prepared to vote for those candidates who share our values.”

For more information, call(850)393-5239or email

The mission of Santa Rosa Young Professionals (SRYP) is to promote professional development through networking and social interaction among young professionals, while emphasizing community involvement to make a positive impact on Santa Rosa County.



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