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No Casinos was founded in 1978 by then-Governor Rubin
Askew to prevent casinos from coming to Florida. Their
grassroots campaigns kept casinos out of Florida in 1986
and once again in 1994 when Las Vegas Casino interests
attempted to come to Florida through Constitutional
In 2004, No Casinos rallied to fight a ballot initiative
legalizing slot machines at dog tracks, horse tracks and jai
alai frontons in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Despite being outspent 8 to 1, the constitutional
amendment narrowly passed by .8%.
Today, No Casinos continues to oppose the expansion of
gambling and we will learn more their current efforts in
Sara Johnson has been involved in politics since 2008 and
joined No Casinos at the beginning of this year as the
Central Florida Field Director.
Our Speaker for July 10th is Missi Hatfield- No Cape Required
Worldwide experiences, brilliant humor and a love of teaching best describe Missi Hatfield. A 20 year veteran of the US Air Force and a graduate of Barry University, Missi delights and entertains with stories of adventures in foreign lands and discoveries close to home. Each story is laced with a life taught lesson. From Drill Sargent to Massage Therapist, Combat Veteran to stepmother of 3 boys, Teacher to Government Administrator, Missi has not done it "all", but she has done enough to be interesting!
Our speaker is Lizzy Kasonde of Raise international. Read about RAISE http://www.raise.international/about/our-story.html