Region - posted Jan, 20 2014
CANTERBURY- The first Lincoln Dinner Event, sponsored by Republican Town Committees throughout Northeastern Connecticut, spearheaded by the Killingly RTC, will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 from 6 – 10 p.m. at Wrights Mill Farm in Canterbury. The donation is $25. Contact the Kilingly RTC at 860-643-2103 for tickets. Keynote speaker will be Lincoln expert Rhode Island retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Williams, discussing Lincoln as “A Study in Courage” Republican individuals are planning to declare their candidacy for major state and federal contests during the evening; all Republican Gubernatorial candidates are planning to be in attendance as are candidates for Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State. Candidates for Governor in 2014 who have announced they will be in attendance include Toni Boucher, Mark Boughton, Tom Foley, John McKinney and Joe Visconti as well as Penny Bacchiochi (Lieutenant Governor) and Peter Lumaj (Secretary of State).