Mike Wells Holds Fund Raising Event in Dade City in bid for Second Term on the Board of Commissioners

     Several of Pasco County’s Republican élite gathered for a fundraiser last week to support Mike Wells in his bid for a second term on the Board of Commissioners.

     On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the event began 5:30 p.m. at the home of First National Bank of Pasco President Steve Hickman and his wife Lynn, 37402 Church Ave. in Dade City.

     Listed among the host committee were many of the county’s top GOP leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson, former House Speaker Will Weatherford, state Rep. Danny Burgess of Zephyrhills, Pasco School Board Chair Allen Allman, superintendent Kurt Browning and Wells’ father — former Pasco County Property Appraiser Mike Wells Sr.

In his first term representing Pasco County District 4, Wells — a 39-year county resident — was appointed to the Area Agency on Aging, the Department of Juvenile Justice Circuit Advisory Board, the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, the Engineering and Architectural Selection Committee, the Pasco Economic Development Council, the Pasco County Fair Authority and the Value Adjustment Board.

     Wells, a 2006 alum of Leadership Pasco, is a member of the National Association of Realtors, West Pasco Board of Realtors, Florida Realtors and the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce. He also held roles at the YMCA of the Suncoast — James P. Gills Family YMCA Advisory Board, United Way, Volunteer Way, The Angelus, Sunrise of Pasco, Feeding Pasco’s Elderly, the Coastal Conservation Association. Wells is also a National Rifle Association member.

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