SCF and Bradenton Herald Partner on Community Conversations

Jan. 23 Public Forum Features Local Legislators

(Bradenton, Fla., January 6, 2014) —State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has partnered with  the Bradenton/Lakewood Ranch Herald Editorial Board to launch a new Community Conversations series on major issues of interest to the local community. The series' first public forum on the Legislature's upcoming 2014 session will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Howard Studio Theatre, Building 11 West, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.

The Jan. 23 forum will include Manatee County legislators Sen. Bill Galvano and Reps. Jim Boyd and Greg Steube, who will discuss their 2014 legislative priorities. Conversations will be guided by SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld and Herald Editorial Page Editor Chris Wille.  METV will record and broadcast the forums.

The forums are free and open to the public and public input is invited by emailing questions in advance to Wille at

Maps and directions to SCF's Bradenton campus are available at

Click here to read the Bradenton Herald editorial.


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