Pensacola Politics

Open Gaetz Day in Pensacola, April 20

April 17, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz will be hosting a full day of events in the Pensacola Beach and Pensacola area on April 20, for “Open Gaetz Day Pensacola”. Much of the day will focus on the environment.

The Congressman kicks the day by holding a “live on location” Beach Town Hall at the Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach, with 1620 AM radio starting at 6:30 a.m. Immediately following the town hall, Rep. Gaetz will host and participate in a Beach Cleanup in the Casino Beach Area around the Pavilion. Volunteers are welcomed.

Congressman Gaetz will attend a variety of other events that day, which include a visit to West Pensacola Elementary School and a Military Roundtable. He will also do an interview on “Conversations with Jeff Weeks” that will air WSRE on 4/20 at 7:30 p.m., 4/21 at 10:30 p.m. and 4/23 at 10 a.m.

In the afternoon, there will be an “Environmental Listening Tour” taking place at two separate locations and times; constituents are encouraged to attend both the 2:20 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. events. Congressman Gaetz will then attend the 5 p.m Escambia County Commissioner’s Board Meeting.

Pensacola Open Gaetz Day will end with him attending the Blue Wahoos Home Game that evening starting at 6:35 p.m. He will be throwing out the first pitch of the game. Staff will have a “Constituent Info Booth” set up inside the stadium while the Congressman enjoys the game with fans.

The itinerary for Open Gaetz Day on is as follows.

6:30 – 7:30 am | Beach Townhall w/News Radio 1620/FM92.3 | Gulfside Pavilion Pensacola Beach
7:30 – 8:30 am | Beach Clean-Up | Casino Beach – Gulfside Pavilion area
9:45 – 11:00 am | School Visit | West Pensacola Elementary School (closed event per school security- except for members of the press, press encouraged to attend)
11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Military Roundtable | Legislative Update with Military Community
1:00 – 2:00 pm | Conversations with Jeff Weeks WSRE| Pensacola State College TV Studio
2:20 – 3:20 pm | Environmental Cleanup Listening Tour | 701 S. J Street, American Creosote Works Inc.
3:30 – 4:30 pm | Environmental Cleanup Listening Tour | 455 W. Main Street, Nick’s Boathouse
5:00 – 5:30 pm | Escambia County Commissioner’s Meeting | 221 Palafox Place
6:35 pm | Blue Wahoos Baseball Game | Blue Wahoos Stadium 351 W Cedar St.

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