Hillsborough GOP Picnic Sunday, June 14 in Greenfield

Hillsborough County GOP to Host Flag Day Picnic




Greenfield, New Hampshire – June 1, 2009 - The Hillsborough County Republican Committee will host a Flag Day Picnic on June 14th, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM, at the Barbara C. Harris Conference Center and Campground in Greenfield, NH. Tickets are available for purchase from Hillsborough County GOP members or by mail.


The event is open to the public. Guest speakers will focus on the US Constitution, the national and state political climates and a wide range of other current political topics. Attendees will enjoy a full picnic style meal prepared and served by the Harris Center staff that will include hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, salad, and other refreshments.


A raffle and silent auction will be ongoing throughout the event with prizes including a private sightseeing flight out of Nashua airport, framed artwork, designer sunglasses, Goebel collectibles, US Senate memorabilia, gift baskets and gift certificates. The beach will also be open for swimming and water activities.


Featured Speakers include former Congressman Charles Bass, GOP Congressional candidate and Nashua radio talk show host Jennifer Horn, former GOP Gubernatorial candidate Ovide Lamontagne, Manchester Mayor and recently announced candidate for the 1st Congressional district Frank Guinta, Bedford columnist Dr. William Martel and others. Serving as Master of Ceremonies for the event will be former US Congressional candidate Grant Bosse.


Picnic attendees are invited to contribute to a collection of items to be given to the residents of the Liberty House Veteran’s Shelter in Manchester. Items requested include food such as canned goods, cereals, pasta, juices, bread, potatoes, coffee, gasoline station gift cards, gift cards for supermarkets, liquid laundry detergent, paper towels and toilet paper, summer clothing and sneakers sizes 8 to 13. Cash donations for the shelter will also be collected.


Tickets for the picnic are $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children under 12 and may be purchased by mail from Mrs. Gerrie Porter, PO Box 542, Amherst, NH 03031-0542. Ticket purchase arrangements may also be made by email to Fred Plett at frplett@gmail.com. Deadline for ticket purchases is Friday, June 5th .


The picnic is a fundraiser and a kick-off event for the 2010 election season. Proceeds will be used to recruit and support Republican candidates representing the 29 towns located in Hillsborough County in the 2010 elections. The membership of the Hillsborough County Republican Committee includes registered Republicans who reside in one of the 29 towns in the county. Additional information about the committee and it’s county- wide membership roster can be found on the Hillsborough GOP website at www.hillsboroughgop.org.