Nelson wants to tell Grover ‘Hi’ and Gene gets a cup of coffee

This must be the day for elected officials to use their positions to get their staffs (and the taxpayers) to promote their re-election campaigns:

From Escambia County Public Information:

Senator Nelson to Meet With Commissioner Robinson, Other Officials Wednesday at PSC

Monday, August 4, 2014 – 2:30pm
On Wednesday, August 6, Senator Bill Nelson will visit Escambia County to meet with District 4 Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV, and other local officials to gather insight regarding potential changes Congress could make to the RESTORE Act that may impact Escambia County.

A fact-finding meeting will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pensacola State College Administration Building (building 7), in the District Board Room. One or more Escambia County Commissioners may be in attendance.

For more information, please contact the Escambia County Office of Public Information and Communications at (850) 595-3476.

Commissioner Valentino Celebrates 1,000th “Coffee with the Commissioner”

Monday, August 4, 2014 – 10:30am
District 2 Commissioner Gene Valentino will host his 1,000th “Coffee with the Commissioner” community meeting this Wednesday, August 6, 7:30 a.m., at The Coffee House, 31 North Navy Boulevard.

All are also welcome to join the Commissioner and special guests weekly on Mondays at Triggers, 12700 Gulf Beach Highway, 7:30 a.m., and Commissioner Valentino encourages the public to bring questions and input for discussion.

For more information, contact Commissioner Valentino’s office at (850) 595-4920 or Dean Kirschner at (850) 554-2177.

Residents are encouraged to follow District 2 news on Twitter at @MyDistrict2 and sign up to receive the latest information via email on Escambia County’s web site at by selecting the “Notify Me” tab.