Jim Mitzel
"By Jim Mitzel,Community Blogger"

I'm 49 years old from Hampton,Fla I been living in Bradford Co. since 1969 I graduated from Bradford-Union Votech in Starke 1983 I'm in advertising Sales for two different publications and also the former Mayor and City Commissioner of Hampton I served as commissioner for 4 years and two of those years was Chairman then I ran unoppsed as Mayor and remained Mayor for 8 years before leaving office in 2008 to consentrate on our 501-C-Non-Profit Organization called the Hampton Veterans Memorial Fund,Inc. Founded in May 2008 by myself a wife Jennifer this organization was started in the Memory of Major Alan G. Roger's a friend of mine who was killed on January 27th 2008 in Operation Iraqi Freedom he was in the U.S. Army 4th ID.Our goal was to have a Veterans Memorial constructed in the Hampton area in which  is completed the memorial will honor all our fallen & current hero's. Also we raised funds though numberous fundraising too have it fully funded  scholarship setup in Alan's name at Santa Fe College in Gainesville,Fla. along with other veterans causes.I'm a proud Father of two children a 26 year daughter Tiffany Crawford and a 14 year son Patrick also I'm proud Grandfather of three beautiful Granddaughter's Haleigh & Ayla Crawford & Jaci Crawford all of Hampton. FIND ME ON FACEBOOK.