Conservative Political Commentator and Bestselling Author Ann Coulter was the keynote speaker at the 2015 Lincoln Day Dinner presented by the Broward Republican Executive Committee (BREC) on April 18 at the Signature Grand in Davie. Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Attorney General Pam Bondi and Representative George Moriatis also spoke at the event. And Dr. Jerry Newcombe, cohost/senior TV producer of Kennedy Classics, shared why the church should engage in the political process.
Following a touching story of military service and commitment to country Brian Mast, U.S. Army retired, recited the Pledge of Allegiance, which received a standing ovation, and Ashley Briggs, a Westminster Academy student, sang the National Anthem.
During the event, Christine Butler, chairman of the Republican Party of Broward, also presented the following awards: Belinda Keiser, Republican of the Year; Sandy Steen, Lifetime Achievement; Niki Kawa, Rising Star; Lauren Cooley, Outstanding Young Republican; and Steven Stern, Volunteer of the Year.
“We want to congratulate all of our very deserving honorees for their outstanding contributions to the Republican Party,” said Butler. “Your continuing support is vital to our mission.” For information, visit www.browardgop.org.