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N.C. House Speaker to keynote Reagan Day Dinner

From the Beaufort County Republican Party

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore will keynote the Reagan Day Dinner on Friday, March 20, at the Washington Yacht and Country Club on River Road. This annual fundraiser is sponsored by the Beaufort County Republican Party.

First elected to the North Carolina General Assembly in 2002, Speaker Moore is currently serving his second term as the presiding officer of the state House of Representatives. Moore represents Cleveland County.

Moore graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992 with a B.A. in Political Science. He then attended law school at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1995. After passing the North Carolina Bar Exam, Moore returned to Cleveland County where he continues to practice law today.

In 1997, Moore was appointed to the UNC Board of Governors, the youngest person appointed to that position at age 26. Moore resides in Kings Mountain with his two sons, McRae and Wilson. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain.

The “Reagan Day” celebration is the name given to the primary annual fundraising event of the U.S. Republican Party on local and state levels. It is named after the late President Ronald Reagan and is held in February or March. A movement to rename the traditional “Lincoln Day” dinner as Reagan Day has gained momentum after Reagan’s death on June 5, 2004.

The Beaufort County celebration of Reagan Day will begin at 6:00 p.m. with registration and Meet & Greet the candidates who will be on the Beaufort county ballot. The dinner begins at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $50 and table sponsorships range from $500 to $700. Republican candidates are requested to register their attendance online in order to arrange appropriate recognition and space.

Advance tickets are required; tickets are on sale online at rdd2020.rsvpify.com and at the newly open County Republican Headquarters at 140 W. Second St., Washington. Office hours at headquarters are Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. and extra morning hours on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to noon.