By Gary P Jackson
Sarah Palin will be in Michigan this weekend speaking to the Willow Run Tea party Caucus and raising money for fallen and wounded troops.
From ClickOn Detroit:
LANSING, Mich. – Former Republicans vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will be the keynote speaker Saturday at a tea party event raising money for wounded soldiers.
Willow Run Tea Party Caucus director Dennis Moore told The Associated Press on Monday that Palin has confirmed she’ll attend.
The Patriots in the Park event runs from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Belleville.
It’s sponsored by Americans for Prosperity-Michigan and the Willow Run Tea Party Caucus.
The event is free, but contributions will be collected for The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund.
Other speakers include Troy Mayor Janice Daniels, Union Conservatives founder Terry Bowman, state Sen. Patrick Colbeck of Wayne County’s Canton Township and leaders from Americans for Prosperity and tea party groups.
Campsites are available at the fairgrounds.
From the event website:
Patriots in the Park
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Noon to 6PM
Wayne County Fairgrounds
10871 Quirk Rd.
Belleville, MI 48111
[Near I-94 and Belleville Rd.]
Join us July 14th for great speakers and entertainment for the whole family as we meet friends to talk about many of the issues facing our nation. With socialized health care, high gas prices, record debt, high unemployment, and a host of other issues, we’ve really got our work cut out for us.
Americans for Prosperity – Michigan has teamed up with the Willow Run Tea Party Caucus to bring you a lineup of speakers we hope will invigorate you to get involved in defending free markets and limited government.
Current confirmed speakers include:
Governor Sarah Palin, Writer, Commentator, Former Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate
Event MC: Thayrone X, Owner and Host on Ann Arbor’s WAAM Radio
Scott Hagerstrom, State Director at Americans for Prosperity – Michigan
Sen. Patrick Colbeck
Pastor Levon Yuille
Dr. David Janda, Ann Arbor Orthopedic Surgeon & Radio Host
Janice Daniels, Mayor of Troy, MI
Terry Bowman, UAW member and Founder of Union Conservatives
Area Tea Party Leaders
A VERY Special Nationally-known speaker (TBD)
Campsites Available; Call Wayne County Fairgrounds at 734-697-7002
All proceeds for this event will go to support The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund