Democrats celebrate at Blue Gala
CCDEC members Karyl Katz and Bev Yankwitt check out the silent auction.
CCDEC Chair Patrick Hurley and Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo.
Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida President Noemi McGregor, Chapter President Vielka Wambold and Chapter Vice President Jannette Rodriguez.
School Board member Cara Reynolds with Chris Reynolds, Holly Burke and Josh Reynolds. Allen Ellison, a candidate for the 17th Congressional District of Florida, addresses the audience.
Doug Gissendanner, son of the late Betty Gissendanner, speaks during after the gala was dedicated to her memory.
Charlotte County Democrats held their annual Blue Gala Saturday night. The event, which included a tribute to longtime local Democrat Betty Gissendanner, raised money for scholarships.
School Board member Kim Amontree
SUN PHOTOS BY KAYLA GLEASON