Pike GOP has ‘get together’ tonight

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 6, 2000

Features Editor

April 5, 2000 10 PM

The Pike County Republican Committee is hosting a "get together" and "fund raiser" at 6 p.m. tonight at Swindall Mobile Home Park, south of Troy on Highway 231.

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Lawrence Bowden, chairman of the Pike County Republican Committee, said the public is invited to meet local and statewide party candidates and enjoy a camp stew supper and the fellowship of fellow Republicans.

The supper is $5 a person and quarts of the sumptuous stew will be sold for $6 "if there’s any left."

"We hope that everyone will come out and support our candidates," Bowden said. "Each candidate will have an opportunity to ‘stump’ for a few minutes and then they will be around to talk individually with those who have questions and/or concerns."

Bowden said the funds raised from the camp stew supper will be used to carry out party functions and support local candidates. This is also a good time for those who have not committed to a party to learn about the advantages of voting Republican.

"The Pike County Republican Committee equally promotes our candidates and this is a good opportunity to enjoy the fellowship of one another and offer support to all of our candidates," he said. "It’s going to be a low-key get together and we’re looking for a good crowd."

Entertainment for the supper will be provided by The Christianaires and "they will be worth the price of the supper."