Morrow County Republican Party hosts Lincoln Day Dinner, Ohio Senate president speaks


By Brenda Harden - Special to The Sentinel



Brenda Harden | The Sentinel The Morrow County Republican Party hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinner at Cardington American Legion Hall.


Brenda Harden | The Sentinel Back row from left: Dan Osborne, Burgess Castle, Tom Whiston, Howard Hall, Andrew Wick, Tom Elkin, Bart Dennison, Greg Mooney, Charles Howland and Dan Levering. Front row from left: Dick Miller, Rob Hickson, Jude Foulk, Dave Burke, Dennis Leader, Steve Brenneman, Vanessa Mills, Kim Bood, Dixie Shinaberry, John Hinton, Loren Altizer and Wes Goodman.


The Morrow County Republicans held their ‘Lincoln Day Dinner’ at the Cardington American Legion hall on March 3. Mills Poorman lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation was done by Jerimiah Wagner.

Dan Osborne introduced the elected officials. Jim Carroll was the Master of Ceremonies this year and introduced guest speaker, 94th President of the Ohio Senate, Keith Faber.

Faber has served in the statehouse for the past 15 years and represents the 12th district, which encompasses all of Allen, Champaign, Mercer and Shelby Counties, as well as portions of Auglaize, Darke and Logan Counties.

He is currently serving his second term as President of the Senate. Prior to his election to the Senate, he served three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives.

Faber told the group he has a goal of making Ohio the best place to live, work and raise a family. He finished his speech advising everyone to make sure to vote this year, after which he received a standing ovation.

Following Faber’s speech, local and state elected officials running for office were introduced and each was given three minutes to speak. The Republican Women’s group organized a membership drive and served hors d’oeuvres. A special thank you was given to Sheriff Steve Brenneman who sang for the crowd this year.

Brenda Harden | The Sentinel The Morrow County Republican Party hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinner at Cardington American Legion Hall.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/03/web1_DSC06209.jpgBrenda Harden | The Sentinel The Morrow County Republican Party hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinner at Cardington American Legion Hall.

Brenda Harden | The Sentinel Back row from left: Dan Osborne, Burgess Castle, Tom Whiston, Howard Hall, Andrew Wick, Tom Elkin, Bart Dennison, Greg Mooney, Charles Howland and Dan Levering. Front row from left: Dick Miller, Rob Hickson, Jude Foulk, Dave Burke, Dennis Leader, Steve Brenneman, Vanessa Mills, Kim Bood, Dixie Shinaberry, John Hinton, Loren Altizer and Wes Goodman.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/03/web1_DSC06216.jpgBrenda Harden | The Sentinel Back row from left: Dan Osborne, Burgess Castle, Tom Whiston, Howard Hall, Andrew Wick, Tom Elkin, Bart Dennison, Greg Mooney, Charles Howland and Dan Levering. Front row from left: Dick Miller, Rob Hickson, Jude Foulk, Dave Burke, Dennis Leader, Steve Brenneman, Vanessa Mills, Kim Bood, Dixie Shinaberry, John Hinton, Loren Altizer and Wes Goodman.

By Brenda Harden

Special to The Sentinel

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