The Longboat Key Democratic Club is delighted to welcome Dr. Frank Alcock as our special guest speaker on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Dr. Alcock is the Director of Environmental Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at New College in Sarasota. He has served as a political commentator for ABC 7 since 2007. His academic research covers issues of sustainable development, trade and global environmental politics with a focus on energy, oceans and marine policy. Dr. Alcock spent more than five years as an economist and policy analyst at the US Department of Energy.
The meeting will be held at the Portofino Restaurant near the Marina at the Longboat Key Club and Resort. Social hour begins at 11:30 am followed by lunch at 12:00 pm. Cost for the luncheon is $25 and reservations must be made in advance by February 5th. Mail your check to the LBK Democratic Club, PO Box 8025, Longboat Key, FL 34228. For more information, please call Dr. Lois Barson at 941-383-9893.