2021 Honorary Mayor of Riverview
On October 13th, 2020 during the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) Munch & Mingle, the 2021 Honorary Mayor Race candidates were recognized and the fundraising began for this year’s race. This kickoff event was hosted at The Barn at Winthrop Town Centre and each candidate got time to speak about their race and the charities they are supporting this year.
The candidates running in this year’s race are:
Candidates Announced & Fundraising Begins
Shirley Bhat, running virtually from India has been a very involved GRCC member and has a huge passion for giving back to her community. The charities she will be supporting are the Riverview Woman’s Club and FishHawk-Riverview Rotary Club. Shirley Bhat and her supporters will be hosting one major event, details listed below. She will also be raising funds for her charities through ticket sales for a 50/50 raffle and ticket sales for a Cruisin' & BOOzin Wagon of SPIRITS.
Patrick Crowne owns the most authentic Irish pub in Riverview and is excited about supporting the community through his effort running to be Honorary Mayor. The charities he will be supporting are South County Spartans Athletic Program Inc. and Seeds of Hope, Inc. Patrick Crowne and his supporters will be hosting two major events, details listed below. He will also be raising funds for his charities through ticket sales for a Lottery Board and Christmas Poinsettia sales.
- Shirley Bhat, FishHawk-Riverview Rotary Club
- Patrick Crowne, The Forge Irish Pub
To find out further information and details for all of these events, please visit https://www.riverviewchamber.com/2021-honorary-mayor-of-riverview-race or call the GRCC office at (813) 234-5944. You can also look for each of these candidates on Facebook or follow the charities Facebook pages to support as well.
Each dollar fundraised counts as one vote for the candidates. The candidate who raises the most votes, aka dollars, will be announced at the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Meeting on Tuesday, December 15th at The Regent.
- Poker Night
- Four Course Wine Pairing Dinner
Photos taken by Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce