Hillsborough GOP sells out tickets to its Lincoln Day Dinner

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Deborah Cox-Roush, Chairman of the Hillsborough County Republican Party announced a Lincoln Day Dinner sellout today. Attendance at this event is expected to be the largest of any previous Hillsborough GOP dinner. This is a strong start to what could become a record breaking fundraising year for the Hillsborough County Republican Party Leadership team and builds a strong foundation for the 2012 Election Cycle.

Keynote speaker for the Saturday night event will be Governor Rick Scott. Featured Guest Speaker is Senate President Mike Haridopolos, with Special Guests Attorney General Pam Bondi and Speaker Designate Will Weatherford.

Honorary Co-Hosts for the evening will be Senator Marco Rubio, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Congressman Dennis Ross, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, State Senators Jack Latvala, Jim Norman and Ronda Storms, State Representative Rachel Burgin, Rich Glorioso, Jamie Grant, Shawn Harrison, Seth McKeel, Greg Steube and Dana Young, State Attorney Mark Ober, Sheriff David Gee, Property Appraiser Rob Turner, Tax Collector Doug Belden, Supervisor of Elections Earl Lennard and Commissioners Victor Crist, Ken Hagan, Al Higginbotham, Sandy Murman and Mark Sharpe.

Chairman Cox-Roush stated ?e are encouraged by the response and outpouring of support. Republican principles of lower taxes, less government, more freedom and personal responsibility continue to be embraced by a majority of Floridians and this event helps ensure our local party is able to carry that message to Hillsborough County voters.?

The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt at Tampa Bay on Saturday, May 7, 2011 with a Chairman? Reception at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Additional information atwww.hcrp.org.

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