Vice Presidential hopeful Allen West headlines Broward Lincoln Day Gala

Fort Lauderdale) — Increasingly popular within south Florida political circles is none other than Broward GOP Chairman Richard DeNapoli.

DeNapoli recently announced that Congressman Allen West (FL-22) is one of the Broward Republican parties keynote speakers for the 2012 Lincoln Day Gala being held on May 5.

Expecting a record crowd for this year’s event at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66, doors will open at 5pm for a VIP reception and at 6pm for a general reception. Dinner and the program will begin at 7pm.

Two other Republican heavyweights are also featured at the annual event of the Broward Republican Party – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.  Michael De Gruccio is returning as event chairman.

“It’s an honor to return as chairman of the 2012 Broward County Lincoln Day Gala,” said Michael De Gruccio. “We have a great venue, amazing speakers and a program that will not only honor President Abraham Lincoln but our Republican elected officials.”

Prior to the dinner, BREC Chairman Richard DeNapoli will host a VIP Reception that will include the featured speakers in addition to local elected officials and candidates for public office.

“The reception offers an opportunity to chat one-on-one with Congressman Allen West, Attorney General Pam Bondi and CFO Jeff Atwater,” said DeNapoli. “Guests will also have a chance to speak with candidates who have filed for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Florida House and Senate, as well as local Broward County offices.”

The 2012 Lincoln Day Gala of the Broward Republican Party will be held Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66, 2301 Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

Tickets for the VIP reception (with photo opportunity) are $300.00 while general admission tickets are available at $150.00 each. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For information on Lincoln Day sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rico Petrocelli at (954) 941-7775 or visit: www.browardgop.org.

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“I hope you’ll join us for the 2012 Lincoln Day Gala,” said former Plantation Councilman and BREC Executive Director Rico Petrocelli. “Between the keynote speakers and candidates for public office, you won’t want to miss it.”