red-white-blue-picnicOWENSBORO, Ky. (8/13/14) — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has been confirmed to attend and speak at the 2014 Red, White & Blue Picnic Tuesday, Aug. 26 on the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse.

The non-partisan event, sponsored by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 5 p.m., with Senator McConnell and his challenger Grimes, taking the stage around 5:15 p.m.

“We extended invitations to all offices for this fall’s election, including those in the Kentucky Senate Race. We are excited that we’ve received confirmation about Senator McConnell as well as Alison Lundergan Grimes joining us for the event,” said Amy Jackson, President and CEO of the Chamber. “As you know, the Senate race puts Kentucky on the national stage with the 2014 election, and we are excited to give our community the opportunity to hear from both candidates.”

The picnic is free and open to the public and sponsored by AT&T. A free meal, cooked by the Daviess County Cattleman’s Association, will be provided to the first 300 attendees. In addition to the free meal, cooked by the Daviess County Cattleman’s Association, there will be other food and beverages available from vendors. All attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy the event.

Those invited and confirmed to attend the event include:

US Senate Race

  • Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (confirmed)

  • Alison Lundergan Grimes (confirmed)

Second District US Representative:

  • Congressman Brett Guthrie (surrogate speaker)

  • Ron Leach (confirmed)

House District 7:

  • State Representative Suzanne Miles (confirmed)

  • John Warren (confirmed)

House District 12:

  • State Representative Jim Gooch (confirmed)

  • Dianne Burns Mackey (confirmed)

House District 13:

  • State Representative Jim Glenn (confirmed)

  • Alan Braden (confirmed)

House District 14:

  • State Representative Tommy Thompson (confirmed)

  • Marian Turley (confirmed)

County Commissioner, Eastern Division – both confirmed

  • Mike Koger

  • James O’Brien

County Commissioner, Western Division – both confirmed

  • Commissioner George Wathen

  • Jim Murphy

Property Valuation Administrator – both confirmed

  • PVA Administrator Rachel Pence Foster

  • Michael Harris

Owensboro City Commission:

  • Mayor Pro Tem Deborah Nunley (confirmed)

  • City Commissioner Pam Smith-Wright (surrogate speaker)

  • City Commissioner Jeff Sanford (not confirmed)

  • City Commissioner Bob Glenn (confirmed)

  • Joseph Martin (confirmed)

  • James Terry Stinson (confirmed)

  • Reggie Helm (confirmed)
For more information about the event, please contact the chamber at (270) 926-1860.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jessica Kirk

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