A new and unique multi-county Lincoln Highway GOP Dinner was announced today. Focused on “Celebrating What Connects Us,” this event is sponsored by the Republican Parties of Boone, Story, and Marshall counties; the ISU College Republicans and the Republican Women of Central Iowa. The dinner will take place at the Gateway Center in Ames on Saturday, March 24, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. In addition to two panel discussions of elected officials, United States Senator Joni Ernst will provide a keynote address.

Confirmed elected officials attending include U.S. Senator Joni Ernst; Gov. Kim Reynolds; Auditor of State Mary Mosiman; Secretary of State Paul Pate; Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig; Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix; Senator Jeff Edler; Representatives Dave Deyoe, Rob Bacon, Chip Baltimore and Dean Fisher; Story County Supervisors Rick Sanders and Marty Chitty; Story County Treasurer Renee Twedt; Story County Recorder Stacie Herridge; Marshall County Supervisor Bill Patten; and Republican Party of Iowa Co-Chair Cody Hoefert. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

“We are thrilled to be able to celebrate our Republican connections with our neighbors,” said Story County Chairman Brett Barker. “We are looking forward to highlighting the efforts of our Republican elected officials and getting to know those from neighboring counties and districts.”

For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.storycountygop.com.