Monday, May 29, 2017

Allen West Is Coming To Michigan: Here's What You Need To Know


By Brandon Hall
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Lt. Col. Allen West is coming to Michigan to attend the Emmet County Republican Party's annual dinner.

West will be the featured speaker at the ECRP's "Top Of The Knob" dinner in Harbor Springs, near Petoskey.

The event starts at 5:30 on June 22nd and tickets are $75.

A private reception with West goes from 3:30 to 5, and tickets for that are $150.

The cost for students is $25.

Also in attendance will be Speaker Tom Leonard, Speaker Pro Tem Lee Chatfield, and State Senator Wayne Schmidt.

To purchase your tickets, go to the ECRP.GOP website.

West is described in a promo for the event as follows:

"Colonel West served in several combat zones: Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was a Battalion Commander in the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, and later in Afghanistan. He received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals and a Valorous Unit Award.

 In November of 2010 he was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District and was instrumental in passage of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. Colonel West is currently the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board for National Center for Policy Analysis.

He is also a Fox News Contributor, a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and regularly writes for numerous media outlets."

Brandon Hall is a lifelong political nerd from Grand Haven, and is the Managing Editor of West Michigan Politics.

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