Thursday, January 27, 2011

YAF: Gov. Palin will keynote Reagan 100 Opening Banquet

Her address will reflect on "The Speech"
Great news today from YAF's blog, The Quad:
Young America’s Foundation announced today that Governor Sarah Palin will give the keynote address on February 4 at its Reagan 100 Opening Banquet at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, California, for the 100th anniversary celebration of President Reagan’s birthday. Governor Palin was Alaska’s youngest and first woman governor and the first female Vice Presidential candidate in the history of the GOP.

“I am very excited to have been selected to address Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan 100 dinner,” Governor Palin said. “Young America’s Foundation has been sharing the values of President Reagan with young people for more than 40 years, and there is no organization more committed to preserving freedom’s future.”

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, Governor Palin will reflect on the seminal speech by President Reagan, “Time for Choosing,” that discussed the risks and rewards before an America at a crossroads in the early 1960’s. Governor Palin will draw parallels to today while calling for young people to continue the Reagan revolution into the future.

Vice President Dick Cheney will also headline the celebration weekend and deliver the keynote address at the closing Reagan 100 Dinner Banquet on Saturday, February 5 at the Reagan Ranch Center.

The banquets bookend a series of special events which will kick off a year-long celebration of President Reagan’s life, his ideas and how he remain relevant today. Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan 100: Freedom’s Future initiative celebrates the leadership of President Reagan and how his vision is needed to ensure the future of American liberty.

- JP

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