A campaign kickoff fund-raiser for Democratic City Council candidate Frank V. Roma will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Macri's Palace, 755 West Market St. Tickets are $25 each.
Roma, of 552 29th St., is a lifelong resident of the city. He worked for the New York Power Authority for 33 years before retiring as senior community relations representative in 1996.
Roma has been active in tourism in the county and he heads a coalition promoting the legalization of gambling casinos here.
Roma is one of eight candidates vying for the Democratic nominations for three seats on the City Council.