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Lincoln Dinner is set

By Staff | Mar 2, 2011

Congressman David McKinley (R-WV)

The annual Tyler County Lincoln Day Dinner will be held on March 19 at the Sistersville Fire Department.

The featured speaker will be Congressman David McKinley. McKinley was elected the 1st Congressional District representativein 2010.

His home is inWheeling WV where he and his wife Mary raised four children andfounded McKinley & Associates Construction. He is currently serving on the Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade, and Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Also attending the dinner will be candidates for the special election for Governor of Wet Virginia. Betty Ireland and Clark Barnes have already committed to attend at this time but the remaining six are expected to attend also.

The reception hosted by the Tyler County Federation of Republican Women will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner to be served by the Sistersville Fire Department Auxiliary at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $20 donation for adults and $15 for students.

Tickets may be purchased from any of the following committee members: Becky Wells 304-758-4497; Mike Smith 304-758-4907; Rusty Wetzel 304-652-1325; Patty Boggs 304-758-2976; or Janet Hadley 304-652-4114. Reservations must be made by March 16.