The Caxambas Republican Club of Southwest Florida will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 8 from 5 pm to 7 pm. The meeting will take place at The Historical Museum in Rose Hall on Heathwood Avenue next to the Marco Island Library. Guest speaker for the evening will be Dudley Goodlette.
Goodlette served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1998 until 2006 representing Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City. During eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, He served in many key leadership positions including four years as Chairman of the influential Rules Committee and Rules and Calendar Coundil. Goodlette was instrumental in leading election reform initiatives following the 2000 Presidential election, statewide domestic security initiatives reform in 2003, as well as important legislative measures relating to education reform in the state university system and the implementation of the constitutionally mandated statewide universal pre-kindergarten program in 2005.
Among other community and public services, Goodlette has served as President of the Naples Are Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Collier County Economic Development Council, Chairman of the City of Naples Community Redevelopment Advisory Board, President of theCollier County Bar Association. He has received numerous awards for his community srvice including Naples Daily News Citizen of the Year, Economic Development Council Volunteer of the Year, and Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Leadership Hall of Fame Laureate.
Admission is free and open to everyone regardless of party affiliation. Please come and join us for an interesting and informative evening.