Manatee County Commissioner Ron Getman announced recently he will not seek a third term on the county’s governing board.
The 65-year-old at-large commissioner said he plans to build his at-home travel agency, which specializes in cruise vacations.
Two candidates already have stepped forward to vie for the District 4 seat, including Republican Robin DeSabatino and Democrat Roger Galle.
Getman has served on the commission since first being elected in 2002.
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17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
20 First Responders Community Day
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
24 Food Fight
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
26 Lakewood Ranch Republican Club Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MTI hosts 9/11 blood drive
As the nation remembers the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Manatee Technical Institute will commemorate the tragedy with a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 11, at its main campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, in front of Braden River High Schol.
Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient
An East County salon is trimming up to support a local 32-year-old battling cystic fibrosis.
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