Just 4 more days until our Lincoln Day Event!

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Lincoln Day is just about here!

To be totally frank, I have no idea how we managed to snag two guests so distinguished: WA State Senator Doug Ericksen, and David Dewhirst, Chief Litigator for the Freedom Foundation. Both this year and last we have been extremely fortunate. It is therefore no suprise that tickets are very nearly sold out.

All of the details about the events are posted on our website here.

More about our Speakers: 

It is our distinct honor to welcome State Senator Doug Ericksen, the former liaison for the Trump campaign in Washington State, and a distinguished senator in Washington State for the 42nd district.

Born and raised in Whatcom county, he is a ranking minority member on the Senate Energy, Environment and Technology Committee. He also serves on the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee.

We are also welcoming Mr. David Dewhirst, chief litigation counsel for the Freedom Foundation. Mr. Dewhirst received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, and studied with Justice Clarence Thomas. He has been published and interviewed by numerous outlets, including the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, The Federalist, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, National Review, and many others.

Lincoln Day Events:
Lopez Island:
Date: March 9, 2018 @ The Lopez Island Golf Club
Orcas Island:
Date: March 10, 2018 @ Orcas HotelFriday Harbor:
Date: March 10, 2018 @ The Golf Course in Friday Harbor

Details for all the events found here, including sign-ups!



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