Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Fund-raisers, endorsement part of summer campaign


Kentucky political notes

By The Cincinnati Enquirer

Kenton Co. Dems' picnic this Saturday

        The Kenton County Democratic Club will hold its annual summer picnic Saturday 1 to 7 p.m. at Banklick Woods Park in Independence

        Cost is $20 a person, $15 for members of the Young Dems, $120 to sponsor a table of eight. For more information, call (859) 292-8883 or (859) 750-8833.

Covington firefighters back Patrick Hughes

        Kenton County Democratic judge-executive candidate Patrick Hughes has been endorsed by the Covington Firefighters Local 38 labor union.

        “We think Patrick Hughes will make an excellent judge-executive,” Capt. Buddy Wheatley, secretary/treasurer of the Local 38, said in a statement.

        Mr. Hughes, a Fort Wright lawyer, is challenging incumbent Kenton County Judge-executive Dick Murgatroyd, a Villa Hills Republican, in the November election.

Hoffman fund-raiser planned for riverboat

        Kenton County Magistrate Steve Hoffman will hold a campaign fund-raiser Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on a B&B Riverboat at the foot of Madison Avenue in Covington. The suggested contribution is $50.

        For more information, call (859) 292-8883.

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