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Lincoln Club Dinner - February 11, 2023

Jan 8, 2023

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The Lincoln Club of Portland, Maine


Barbara Campbell Harvey

Lincoln Club Dinner Announces Phil Harriman as its featured speaker
on Saturday, February 11, 2023, as we honor President Lincoln.

On Saturday, February 11, 2023 (Feb. 12 snow date) The Lincoln Club will hold its 137th Annual Lincoln Dinner in Portland, Maine. These dinners are held every year around the country in honor of our 16th President and one of the Republican Party’s great heroes, Abraham Lincoln.  Many elected officials have been invited and expect to attend.
The dinner will be held at the Portland Elks Lodge and Events Center located at 1945 Congress Street, across from the airport entrance in Portland. A cocktail hour/cash bar will begin at 6:00 PM. The buffet dinner starts at 7:00 PM and includes a buffet with Chicken Parmigiana; Homemade Meatballs; Baked Ziti and Fettucine Alfredo and a vegetarian dish, along with salads and appetizers & desserts. Tickets are $50 per person or $95 for two. There will be a limited amount of tickets at the door. Tickets are available online at:

Our keynote speaker is the Hon. Philip Harriman. Harriman is an American politician and political commentator.  Harriman served on the Yarmouth Town Council from 1986 to 1991 and then served four terms in the Maine Senate from 1992 to 2000. He represented a portion of Cumberland County, including his residence in Yarmouth. He serves as a columnist for the Bangor Daily News, and political analyst for News Center Maine, appearing weekly in its popular segment Political Brew airing Sunday mornings often paired with/against Ethan Strimling. Harriman is the founder of Inside Maine on News Radio WGAN and still appears monthly on its Saturday morning broadcast which started 16 years ago. He is also the Founder of Lebel & Harriman, Retirement Advisors based in Falmouth, ME.  Our Guest Minister will be Rev. Jeffrey McIlwain, M. Div. (AME Zion) of the Cumberland County Correctional System.

There will be a silent auction and signature gathering during the cocktail hour, plus a 50/50 and raffle, so bring your checkbooks and/or cash to help the Cumberland County GOP support their candidates.
(FMI: Jim Nicholas 207-767-3030 at his office; Steve Scharf 207-415-4662, Karen Lockwood 207-751-1667, or Barbara Harvey 207-837-2400.)

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Barbara Campbell Harvey of Portland was elected as Secretary of the Maine Republican Party in 2015 and unanimously re-elected in 2017, 2019, and 2021. In addition to her vast experience with Republican political organizations across Maine, Ms. Harvey also has served in a variety of positions for well-known organizations such as the Maine Education Loan Authority Board, LearningWorks, First Radio Parish Church of America, and Friends of the Blaine House. Ms. Harvey received her Master’s Degree in political science at Northeastern. She lives in Freeport, Maine.

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Details regarding food:
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Lincoln Club Dinner - February 11, 2023
Lincoln Club Dinner Announces Phil Harriman as its featured speaker on Saturday, February 11, 2023, as we honor President Lincoln.