Regrettably, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez had to cancel for a family emergency. We ask that you keep the Governor and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
Before involvement in social activism, Star had seven years of first-hand experience in the grip of welfare dependency. After consulting on federal Welfare Reform in the mid-90s, she founded UrbanCure to bring new ideas to policy discussions on how to transition America's poor from government dependency.
Star has a bachelor's degree in Marketing and International Business from Woodbury University and has received numerous awards and commendations for her work on public policy issues. She regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty; she has spoken on more than 190 colleges and universities about anti-poverty initiatives; has authored several books; and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate.
Many of national acclaim would agree that Star Parker has established herself as a thoughtful and energetic leader in Washington D.C and her CURE advisory board includes folks of note such as Attorney Generals John Ashcroft and Ed Meese; Doctors Ben Carson, Robert P. George, George Gilder, Marvin Olasky and Walter E. Williams. http://www.urbancure.org
We are undoubtedly excited to have these two power-house, conservative leaders at our event. We look forward to you joining us!
We will miss you if you cannot make the dinner, and there are two more opportunities to join us. Of course, we will host a VIP Event before the dinner. It is from 4:30 to 6 pm at a Private Residence nearby. Light hors d'oeuves and cocktails will be provided, but save your appetites for the Dinner. Tickets are limited to 40. Sign up soon! Details of the location will be emailed to you after your registration.
The second opportunity to meet Star is on Sunday, August 13th, with Keith Sanderson, a Colorado Springs native at an exclusive Shooting Event. Keith started shooting in 1996 in Marine Corps matches. He spent eight years in the Marine Corps and eight years in the U.S. Army and was the Chief Marksmanship Instructor for Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Keith won an unprecedented three medals (one gold, one silver and one bronze) in three World Cups in 2009. Nominated to his third Olympic Team through USA Shooting's Olympic Points System after a 2015 season in which he earned three top-six World Cup finishes including a silver medal at World Cup Munich. This will be quite a powerhouse event with Star and Keith for this exclusive shooting event. We are refining the details as it will be at a private venue. catered Cajun style lunch from Tactical Catering. Again, tickets for this event are limited and location details will be emailed as quickly as possible after your reservation.
Dinner is beef and chicken on the same plate. Please email any dietary restrictions before Wednesday, August 10th.
Our Live Auction has several noteworthy items, including an AR-15 donated by Paradise Firearms.
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Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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