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State Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota

State Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, will speak about "the past, present and future of the GOP" during the Sarasota Republican Club's next dinner, which runs 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Marina Jack, 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota. In addition to being a state legislator, Gruters serves as chairman of the Republican Party of Sarasota County and was a Florida chair of President Trump's 2016 campaign. Tickets are $30-$35.