The Republican Party of Story County announced today that U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will be the keynote speaker for the ninth annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper. This special event will take place at Oakwood Road Church in Ames on Monday, Nov. 19, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Additional speaker announcements are expected.

“Our Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper is a very special event and we looking forward to hearing from Senator Ernst,” said Chairman Brett Barker.

The dinner is an annual tradition in memory of Wendy Jensen. Wendy selflessly dedicated countless hours volunteering for Republican causes from 2008-2011.

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Event Information Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper featuring Senator Joni Ernst Presented by the Story County GOP Monday, Nov. 19 Oakwood Road Church at 2400 Oakwood Road in Ames, IA Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner Begins at 7 p.m.