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Lincoln Club Dinner

EVENT DATE: Saturday, February 9, 2019 (snow date of February 10, 2019), 6:00 PM

Jan 17, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT

Barbara Campbell Harvey
(207)837-2400
barbara@mainegop.com

Lincoln Club Dinner

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 (snow date of February 10, 2019), The Lincoln Club will hold its 134th 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 and candidates have been invited.  This year the dinner will be dedicated to Merton Henry, a long-time prominent republican and Bowdoin College Alumnus.

The guest speaker for 2019 will be Professor Jean Yarbrough the Gary M. Pendy Senior Professor of Social Science at Bowdoin College. She will give her presentation during dessert.

Our Guest Minister will be Reverend Jeff McIlwain, Chaplain: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Pastor: North Star A.M.E. Zion Church, Newington, NH.  Congressman Bruce Poliquin will be joining us and willaward the 2018 winner of the Lincoln Club Scholarship, Brandon Sprague from Portland, who is a senior at Deering High School. Captain Matt Bray and Cpl. Steve Peterson of the 3rd Maine Regiment, Company A will also be attendance in uniform. You will hear from all of them during the evening’s festivities.

The Business Women’s Republican Club (the late Cora Brown’s group) has promoted supporting our local businesses for more than 75 years. Many of the sponsors are long-time Portland small businesses who serve our community and employ many local workers to help keep Portland a vital economic force. Come help us thank our multi-generational businesses for their support of The Lincoln Club and also for their continuing support of Portland’s economy.

The dinner will be held at the Italian Heritage Center located on Outer Congress Street, behind the Westgate Shopping Center in Portland. There will be a cocktail hour/cash bar will begin at 6:00 PM with The Heritage Buffet Dinner which includes a carving station, haddock, and a vegetarian dish along with salads and side dishes starts at 7:00 PM. The lecture will be presented during the dessert. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased by contacting any of the members of the committee, or there will be a limited amount of tickets at the door. (FMI: Jim Nicholas 207-767-3030 at his office; Steve Scharf 207-415-4662, or Barbara Harvey 207-837-2400.

 

Next CCRC General Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, February 19th, at the Freeport Masonic Lodge, located at 33 Mallet Drive, for the February meeting of the Cumberland County Republican Committee.  Social time begins at 6:30pm and the meeting will commence at 7pm.  All Republicans are welcome.

This is an important meeting for voting members, as we will be electing our executive officers to serve for the next two years.

Events

Lincoln Club Dinner
On Saturday, February 9, 2019 (snow date of February 10, 2019), The Lincoln Club will hold its 134th 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 and candidates have been invited. This year the dinner will be dedicated to Merton Henry, a long-time prominent republican and Bowdoin College Alumnus.
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