Denise Grimsley - Running for Commissioner of Agriculture.
With her term ending in 2018 as a Republican member of the Florida State Senate representing District 26, Denise is a running to be Florida's next Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Growing up in Wauchula, Denise's family has deep roots going back generations in Florida agriculture as cattle ranchers and citrus growers. Denise is a member of the Peace River Valley and Highlands County Citrus Grower's Associations, the Florida Cattlemen's Association, and the Florida Farm Bureau.
She received her degrees from Polk Community College and Warner Southern College, and earned an MBA from the University of Miami.
In the Legislature, Denise has been a tireless advocate for Florida agriculture. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and is the recipient of the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Legislator of the Year award.
As Commissioner of Agriculture, Denise will bring her conservative Heartland values and commitment to serving others to Tallahassee to fight for our farmers, protect consumers and seniors, and defend our Second Amendment rights. Her mission will be to run a Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that puts people first, responsibly uses our tax dollars, and meets the needs of Florida farmers.
Denise believes Florida is the best place in America to work, raise kids, and retire. She will always work hard to improve the quality of life we all value. Denise loves the land, our waters, and our vibrant agricultural community, and she will fight to protect Florida farmers and families as our next Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Buffet lunch will be open beginning at 11:45 a.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at noon.
Anyone that has already paid their $100 Membership dues or pays their 2018 dues at this meeting will be charged $15 for lunch. Non-members & Guests will be charged $25 for lunch.
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