Thursday, January 29, 2009

Lt.C. Allen West.....Heading to New York

Allen West the black Republican canidate who in 2008 ran as a Republican candidate for Florida's 22nd congressional district against incumbent democrat Ron Klein is heading to NYC. Lt.C.Allen West lost in an extremly tight race. So tight that Lt.C.Allen West has announced that he is running in 2010 for the seat. This is a seat that a Republican could easily pick up.

The district was created after the 1990 Census. Republican E. Clay Shaw, Jr. was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 and was subsequently reelected for six terms until he lost to Democrat Ron Klein in the 2006 election.In the total tally Democratic Ron Klein (incumbent) got 169,041 54.7% while Republican Allen West got,104 45.3% Lt.C. West will be in Manhattan for the 134th Anniversary – Lincoln Bicentennial Dinner. It is the official New York Bicentennial event endorsed by the US Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC.

The celebration will be in honor of Lt. Col. Allen West, where the Decorated War Hero will recive the Lincoln Bicentennial Award with a special introduction by Jed Babbin,

Other featured speakers and honorees include:

Hon. Herman Badillo, former Bronx Boro President and former Chair of CUNY Trustees, recipient of the Educator of the Year Award, presented byHon. Barbara Clark, NYS Assembly Education Committee Member;

Special Guest Speakers:

Herbert London, former Republican NYS gubernatorial candidate, delivering the Lincoln Bicentennial Address

Prof. Gerald Matacotta and the Hon. Barbara Clark presenting the Lincoln Bicentennial Essay Contest Awards

The actual event wil be on Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 3 P.M. at Antun’s
96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village, NY 11429

Tickets: $100.00 per person paid in advance

Cocktails at 3 P.M. - Open Bar

Music, Dinner and Festivities at 4 P.M.

Reservations are available from

QVRC Club Chairman, James Trent.

Make checks payable to:
“Queens Village Republican Club”

For information call James Trent:

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