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For Immediate Release                    

July 25, 2008


Contact: Nancy Garcia, Government Affairs Director


(904) 394-9494, ext. 1205

Fax (904) 398-8025

NEFAR Announces Candidate Recommendations for Putnam County


JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors' (NEFAR) Board of Directors announces candidate recommendations for the upcoming elections. Members of NEFAR's Candidate Screening Task Force interviewed candidates for the Florida Legislature in March and candidates for Putnam County local races on July 9 - 10. "Challenging economic times call for strong leadership from our elected officials," said NEFAR President Bonnie Siecker. "We believe that these individuals possess the credentials and experience necessary to lead Putnam County in the right direction."


NEFAR recommends the following candidates for election:


Florida Legislature

Florida Senate District 1 - Tony Hill

Florida House District 21 - Linda Myers


Putnam County

Putnam County Sheriff -  Dean Kelly

Putnam County Commission, District 1 - Nancy Harris

Putnam County Commission, District 3 - Kenny Eubanks

Putnam County Commission, District 5 - Brad Purcell

Putnam County School Board, District 2 - Terry Wright

Putnam County School Board, District 3 - Lisa Parsons

Putnam County Superintendent of Schools - David Buckles


The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors is headquartered in Jacksonville with satellite service centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach and Palatka. NEFAR is the largest trade association in northeast Florida, serving more than 6,500 Realtor and affiliate/business partner members in Duval, Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties.


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