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Mixon Fruit Farms 2525 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208


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Dear Patriot,

Get informed on who’s running for Bradenton City Council and what they stand for—come hear David Levin and Bill Sanders at our candidate forum at Manatee Patriots Tues May 3 at Mixon’s Fruit Farms. Also invited: Marianne Barnebey and Kirk Landefeld.

Read on to be informed about important events and simple actions you can take to make a difference. 

In this Email

•   David Levin and Bill Sanders Bio 

•   From From Mark Stanoch: Watch 2000 Mules with Manatee Patriots Election Integrity Action Team

•   Celebrate Mom at Mixon’s Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday, May 8

•   Come to Open Range Day at Manatee Gun & Archery Club Sunday May 15

•   Listen to the Justin American Radio Hour with this week’s guest Aly Marie Legge, Wednesday May 4


Who:   Bradenton City Council Candidate Forum

When: Tuesday May 3, 6 - 8 pm

Where: Mixon’s Fruit Farms

             2525 27th St. E.

             Bradenton, FL 34208


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Our meetings are free, informal and fun, and you can enjoy our free light refreshments at our snack bar. Plus you’ll meet like-minded patriots, learn about our government and our freedoms, and get encouraged, inspired and informed.


Speaker Bios


David Levin

I’m running for Bradenton City Council Ward 2, at large. I'm a veteran, husband, and father of three. I grew up in a Judeo-Christian household, and that's how my wife and I are raising our children. 


I’m also a former cyber sleuth who discovered critical vulnerabilities in Florida's elections systems, and was subsequently invited to perform penetration tests on the Pentagon. I’m a current member of InfraGard, a public-private partnership with the FBI.


After discovering those critical election vulnerabilities, I went on to graduate from law school. I currently work with technology in the finance sector, and I enjoy training for and running marathons. It works up an appetite, so I also enjoy cooking--mostly healthy--everyday, and smoking briskets on the weekend.


Bill Sanders

Councilman Bill Sanders represents Ward 4 on the City Council. Sanders won his first term as a Bradenton City Councilman in 2018. He brings a wide and varied background with him to City Hall.


He was born and raised on a farm in Southern Indiana and moved to Bradenton in 2011. He left his mark in Iowa by spearheading efforts to get legislators to pass a law to make drunken boating illegal; this successful effort was precipitated by the death of his first wife, Dona, after their boat was hit by a drunken boater. After the accident, Sanders made it his mission to get the law passed; the resulting legislation is known as “Dona’s Law.”


Sanders’ professional background is largely in the field of accounting and financial management. He spent much of his career as a finance manager for Farm Credit Services and in the finance divisions of farm equipment manufacturer Massey Ferguson and the Small Business Administration Eastern Division.


He is a board member of the Sarasota/Manatee MPO; other professional memberships include the Suncoast Partnership HUD Continuum of Care - Manatee/Sarasota Counties Issues & Funding for Homeless; U.S. Global Leadership Florida Advisory Committee (Networking with Congress on America and Foreign Policy); and the Tampa Bay Regional Transit Authority.


Councilman Sanders was recently appointed as a member of the Federal Action Strike Team, a Florida League of Cities delegation known as FAST, that participates in an annual FAST Fly-in to Washington, D.C. to bring national attention to Florida issues.


He is Vice Chairman of Bradenton CRA and is the City Council representative on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. He serves on the Manatee Chamber Transportation committee, and is a member of the Bradenton Lions Club, the Kiwanis Club and the Manatee Tiger Bay Club. He is also a member of River Isle Golf Club.


Sanders, who graduated from Indiana University in 1975, enjoys golfing, boating, and “time on the motorcycle.”


From Mark Stanoch

Watch 2000 Mules with Manatee Patriots Election Integrity Action Team 

Join Manatee Patriots’ Election Integrity Action Team at the special "Movie and Meeting" event to watch Dinesh D'Souza's documentary of the 2020 election, 2000 Mules Monday, May 2. You can meet us at the theater at 6:30 pm for a group photo.


If you are interested, you can find links on the Manatee Patriots homepage.  To go to our website, simply click on the button below.  



This movie is a limited engagement showing on Monday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 4 at Bradenton AMC 20. In order to support Mr. D'Souza's efforts and to discover more about the irregularities of the 2020 election, we thought it would be great to have our group show up en masse.  


This is a special showing which will not be indicated on the theater marquis and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are priced at $20 each. You can also purchase a download of the film for $20 and host a showing in your home!


Mark Stanoch

Manatee Patriots

Election Integrity Action Team


Celebrate Mom at Mixon’s Mother’s Day Brunch

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Come to Open Range Day at Manatee Gun & Archery Club Sunday May 15




Mission: Self Defense, LLC is hosting an Open Range Day at Manatee Gun & Archery Club from 9 AM to 4 PM on SUNDAY MAY 15th 


All experience levels are welcome! We have a private outdoor gun range reserved for the day! This is an opportunity for you to come out and do some informal firearms training with our team.  


The cost is $30 per shooter**. Arrive at any time and stay for as long as you’d like! We will provide targets and a safe training environment for the day. If interested, we can also offer one-on-one instruction for an additional fee. 


Once on the property follow the dirt/gravel road past the front office along the edge of the property until you see our banner. Upon arrival please check in with Dave, Jeremy, or Tom. We’ll have you fill out a waiver form and collect the $30 fee. We accept cash, check, credit card, and Venmo. From there we’ll work to get you on the firing line. 


Event will take place rain or shine, hot or cold. Please bring your own firearm(s), ammo, eye & ear protection, closed toe shoes, sun protection, drinks/snacks. If you have a holster for your handgun – bring it.  




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** The cost of the range rental has been increased by MGAC.  

MGAC has also imposed a “no later than 7 days from reservation” cancellation policy. If we don’t have adequate RSVP sign-ups by May 7th, then we’ll be forced to cancel the date. Any prior RSVP respondents will be notified should the need arise. 

Manatee Gun & Archery Club Location: 
1805 Logue Road, Myakka City, FL 34251


Hear Aly Marie Legge on the Justin American Radio Hour Wednesday May 4 

   Don't miss the "thinking person's" conservative talk radio show, the Justin American Radio Hour. The show airs on AM 1490 Bradenton every Wednesday evening, from 8:05-9 pm Eastern time. You can also listen online at and watch on Facebook Live, For this upcoming show on Wednesday, May 4th, I welcome Aly Marie Legge, candidate Hillsborough County School Board, FL. Governor DeSantis highlighted Aly when she spoke at the signing of the "Stop Woke" law recently passed in Florida. Aly is fired up and ready to go as another warrior against the woke-mob infiltrating Florida schools! Keep on supporting patriotic small businesses and local media, and we'll see you on the airwaves!


An Informed Citizenry is the best weapon against tyranny!

Now more than ever, Conservatives need to be organized and informed.  There still remains a number of Manatee Patriots subscribers missing vital information. So we are providing a link so that you can update your information in order for us to keep you informed on important issues, meetings, and events.  To do so, simply click this link.