Per the Florida Press Club website:
We will celebrate excellence in journalism throughout the state of Florida on Oct. 30 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Fla., which sits along the Gulf of Mexico. Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $139 for FPC banquet attendees. Parking is included.
Our keynote speaker this year is Pulitzer Prize winner and St. Petersburg Times reporter Lucy Morgan
Open bar will last from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner, which will offer a choice of prime rib, cedar roasted salmon or chicken roulade, will be served at approximately 6:30 p.m. Vegetarian selections are available upon request.
Cost for the banquet is $40 and can be paid by mailing a check to FPC Treasurer Megan Stokes, 1043 S. Hiawassee Road Apt. 3125 Orlando, FL 32835, going online or at the banquet.
For an opportunity to mingle and network with your peers, join the FPC after party in the presidential suite of the hotel at approximately 10:30 p.m., or the banquet’s conclusion.
Please e-mail FPC President Jennifer Cason (fpcpresident[AT]gmail.com) with meal selections by Oct. 15. Contact the hotel for room reservations.
We hope to see award winners, their guests and our peers at the banquet. Congratulations!
Even though the deadline was a couple days ago, we might be able to fit you in. Let us know!