2018 Annual Kennedy King Dinner Fundraiser – Congressman Joaquin Castro, Special Guest Speaker

Join us for our Annual Fundraiser



Special Guest Speaker – Congressman Joaquin Castro!

3rd Term Democratic Congressman
Member, House Select Committee on Intelligence
Member, House Foreign Affairs Committee
Co-Chair, bipartisan U.S – Japan Caucus
Chief Deputy Whip for House Democrats

Rising star, U.S. Congressman Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) will be the keynote speaker at the annual Kennedy King Dinner 2018 on Sunday, February 25th, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sarasota.

He has been deeply involved in the Committee’s work in the investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 general election.  Joaquin was the 2013 Co-President for the House freshman Democrats and serves in House Democratic Leadership as Chief Deputy Whip.


Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Ticket

Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine (confirmed)
Entrepreneur Chris King (confirmed)
Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum



2018 SCDP Champion Award
Barbara Zdravecky, legendary CEO of Planned Parenthood of Central and Southwest Florida for her many years of devoted service to our community

2018 Recognition of Appreciation
Steve Seidensticker, hospitality executive and noted philanthropist for his family’s generous support of SCDP and their tireless community service


Media inquiries:  if you wish to schedule an interview with Rep. Castro or other honorees, please contact:

JoAnne DeVries, SCDP Chairwoman

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