The Republican Party of Broward County and Chairman Richard DeNapoli are presenting the Grand Old Party BBQ this Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at the Green Glades Ranch in Weston.
Making an appearance at the inaugural GOP barbecue is special guest Sharon Day, Co-Chair of the Republican National Committee.
The “Country Afternoon” will feature Congressman Allen West (FL-22), Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Florida House Representatives Matt Hudson, George Moraitis, and Jeanette Nunez, Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti, and Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca.
Returning to the Grand Old Party BBQ from his appearance as Emcee at the Republican Party of Broward County – 2011 Lincoln Day Dinner is Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell.
In the race for the Republican nomination to unseat Bill Nelson (D-FL) in the United States Senate are Florida’s 34th United States Senator, George Lemieux, State Senate President Mike Haridopolos, and Former House Majority Leader Adam Hasner. They are all confirmed in their appearance at the Grand Old Party BBQ.
The Broward Republican Party is expecting a record crowd. “It is my honor to chair the Grand Old Party BBQ,” says Sally Musser. “We have an amazing venue in the Bergeron Ranch, great speakers and a program that will honor and thank our elected officials.”
Prior to the BBQ, Chairman Richard DeNapoli is hosting a VIP event that will include elected officials and candidates for public office.
“In addition to our featured speakers, the Broward Republican Party is proud to have RNC Co-Chair Sharon Day,” says DeNapoli. “Appearing as a special guest, you’ll not only have an opportunity to speak with chairwoman Day, but candidates who have filed to run for the U.S. House and Senate, the Florida House and Senate, and local offices here in Broward County.”
This RSVP only event will be held at the scenic Bergeron Ranch, located on the fringes of the Florida Everglades, on US 27 just one mile south of 595 or one mile north of Griffin Road. The ranch will open for VIP admission at noon with general admission at 1pm. RSVP’s for the Grand Old Party BBQ will close on Friday, June 10th at 6pm.
Tickets for the VIP event (with photo opportunity) are $100.00 while general admission tickets are available at $35.00. Children 5-17 are $10.00 while those under 5 are free. Admission is inclusive of all fun, food and festivities.
“I hope that you can join us for the barbeque this Saturday,” says former Plantation Councilman and BREC Executive Director Rico Petrocelli. “Come rain or shine, we are going to have a great time.”
For more information, call Executive Director Rico Petrocelli at (954) 941-7775 or go to http://www.browardgop.org.