SANBORNTON — The Belknap County Republican Committee is hosting a grass-roots "Lakes Region Harvest Festival" to highlight their candidates. The event is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 5 to 7 p.m. at the home of Bill and Faith Tobin, 457 Knox Mountain Rd; Sanbornton, N.H. In addition, Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate will be the guest speaker.
For a fee of $10 per person ($25 per family) attendees will be able to have hamburgers, hotdogs, baked beans, corn chowder, apple and pumpkin pie, and other desserts while at the same time enjoying a chance to meet all the candidates and and hear from Governor Perry.
This event will be under a tent and will be held rain or shine, warm or cool, so please dress appropriately.
Please RSVP to Faith Tobin at 934-5946 by Saturday, Oct. 4 to attend. A limited number of "walk-ins" will be admitted on Monday.
The Belknap County Republican Committee has scheduled their next monthly meeting for Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont.
With the campaign season in full swing, the committee is pleased to announce that Executive Councilor Joe Kenney will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 8 meeting. Kenney won the special election earlier this year to fill the late Ray Burton's seat as the District 1 Executive Councilor, and is now running for a full 2-year term on what is also known as the "Governor's Council". Kenney will share his accomplishments during his abbreviated term, as well as his plans and goals for the next two years.
Belknap County GOP meetings are open to all Republicans and like-minded independents. Per the usual meeting format, those interested in the dinner option and/or wish to socialize before the meeting should plan to arrive as early as 5 p.m.
The committee once again reminds everyone planning to attend to bring a non-perishable food item to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.