PRESS RELEASES from Republican
Party of Iowa
TO: Reporters and Editors
FR: Casey Mills
RE: 2011 Lincoln Dinner
DA: Thursday, May 19, 2011
Earlier today the Iowa GOP was informed that Mr. Trump will not attend and keynote the June 10 Lincoln Dinner. Citing Mr. Trump’s unique appeal and the close proximity to the event, the Iowa GOP has decided to cancel the 2011 Lincoln Dinner.
Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn issued
the comment below
following Mr. Trump’s decision to cancel his appearance at the Lincoln
“In Iowa, your word is your bond. We are disappointed that Mr. Trump has chosen not to honor his commitment to Iowa Republicans.”
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Lincoln Dinner to be held at Polk County Convention Center
Donald J. Trump to Keynote the Event
DES MOINES- Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn today announced the venue for the Lincoln Dinner: An Evening with Donald Trump will be the Polk County Convention Center in downtown Des Moines. Doors will open at 5:30pm with the program starting at 7pm. Strawn announced last month that Mr. Trump will keynote the Iowa GOP’s Spring fundraiser as part of his first visit to Iowa this caucus season.
“Since first announcing Mr. Trump as our keynote speaker, we’ve received a very high level of demand from all corners of the state,” Strawn said. “We’re excited to bring Mr. Trump to this convenient location in central Iowa as we continue to provide a platform for interesting, high profile speakers in an effort to deliver value to our thousands of supporters river to river.”
Mr. Trump’s appearance is the latest in a long line of political leaders the Iowa GOP has hosted during his chairmanship.
During Strawn’s Chairmanship national leaders including Governor Haley Barbour, Governor Tim Pawlenty, Congressman Mike Pence, Governor Mitt Romney, Speaker Newt Gingrich, Congressman Ron Paul, Senator Rick Santorum, Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Rand Paul have each headlined an Iowa GOP event.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.iowagop.org, by calling 515-282-8105 or emaling RSVP@iowagop.org.
Media requesting credentials should email Casey Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Donald Trump to
Headline Iowa GOP’s Lincoln Dinner
Continues tradition of high-profile speakers at Iowa GOP events
DES MOINES- Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn today announced that Donald J. Trump will headline the Republican Party of Iowa’s annual Lincoln Dinner. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 10 in Des Moines and will be Trump’s first visit to Iowa this caucus season.
“Mr. Trump’s speech at CPAC earlier this year caught the attention of many political observers and as the ‘First in the Nation’ caucus state, we extended an invite to allow Mr. Trump to introduce himself to Iowa Republicans,” Strawn said. “We are excited to have Mr. Trump share his vision for a better America through his experiences as an individual who has made a career as an entrepreneur and job creator.”
Strawn went on to say that Mr. Trump’s appearance is the latest in a long line of political leaders the Iowa GOP has hosted during his leadership of the party.
“As Chairman, I have made it a priority to deliver interesting and high-profile national Republican leaders to speak at our events. Mr. Trump’s appearance in June is the latest instance of the Iowa GOP working to provide value to its activists, donors and supporters.”
noted that since January 2009, national leaders
including Governor Haley Barbour, Governor Tim Pawlenty, Congressman
Mike Pence, Governor Mitt Romney, Speaker Newt Gingrich, Congressman
Ron Paul, Senator Rick Santorum, Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Rand
Paul have each headlined an Iowa GOP event.
Further details will be released closer to the event. Those interested in tickets should call 515-282-8105 or email RSVP@iowagop.org