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Senator Wright, District 14 — Press Release


August 16, 2017

CONTACT: Lindsey Swindle, 386-316-9033

Senator Hukill to Tour Eastern Florida State College & Participate in the Great American Eclipse

Port Orange —

State Senator Dorothy L. Hukill (R-Port Orange) will tour the campus of Eastern Florida State College on Monday, August 21st at 10:00 AM at their Melbourne location.  Later that afternoon, Senator Hukill will visit the Observatory at the Eastern Florida State College Planetarium in celebration of the Great American Eclipse.

According to their site, the eclipse is scheduled to begin at approximately 1:21 PM and continue until 4:17 PM, and marks the first time since 1979 that observers anywhere on the United States mainland will get to witness at least a partial view of a total eclipse of the sun. Maximum eclipse in Brevard County occurs at 2:55 PM, when 88% of the sun will be obscured by the moon. 

WHO:                          State Senator Dorothy L. Hukill

                                   Eastern Florida State College

WHAT:                        Campus Tour/Meeting & The Great American Eclipse Event

WHERE/WHEN:            Eastern Florida State College – Melbourne Campus

                                    3865 N. Wickham Road

                                    Melbourne, FL 32935

                                    August 21st at 10:00 AM 

                                   Eastern Florida State College – Planetarium & Observatory

                                    1519 Clearlake Rd, Bldg. 19

                                    Cocoa, FL 32922

                                    August 21st at 1:00 PM


Senator Hukill was elected to the Senate in 2012 and represents Senate District 14, which consists of parts of Brevard and Volusia Counties. Prior to the Senate, Hukill served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2004-2012.