Ward 5 Councilman Richard Fimbres campaign celebration

    December 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Barrio Brewery
    800 E 16th St
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    Richard Fimbres was just re-elected to his 3rd Council term in Ward 5. He was unopposed in the Primary and General Elections of 2017.

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).


    1. About 40 people at Richard’s campaign celebration tonight, including LD 2 State Senator Andrea Dalessandro, former LD 9 House legislator Matt Kopec, and CJ Karamarjin, District Director for CD 2 Congresswoman Martha McSally. Richard thanked everyone for their help in his recent (unopposed) campaign and that he is proud to have brought 7000 jobs to Ward 5 since elected in Nov. 2009. He said we have “One city, one county, one community” in the collaboration with Pima County, working together. This is Richard’s 3rd term in Ward 5 Council office. His Ward 5 holiday party is tomorrow (see calendar).

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