Faculty-Staff Digest - (01/07/2013  @ 10:08 AM)

128th Annual Lincoln Club Dinner-Featuring Professor Patrick Rael (Barbara Harvey)

The 128th Annual Lincoln Club Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Italian Heritage Center at 2 Westland Avenue in Portland (behind Westgate Shopping Center) with cocktail hour & demonstrations starting at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Bowdoin College Professor Patrick Rael.

The event will also feature displays of Lincoln memorabilia and two Civil War Re-enactors (Dan & Lucy Cunningham from H&L Library) from the Third Maine Regiment, in costume. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased by contacting any of the members of the committee, or there will be a limited amount of tickets at the door. When ordering tickets, please specify your preference for dinner: prime rib, baked haddock, vegetarian.

These dinners are held every year around the country, in honor of our 16th President and one of the Republican Party’s great heroes, Abraham Lincoln. The Cumberland County Lincoln Club is one of the oldest such clubs in the country honoring Mr. Lincoln and it is not affiliated with any political party. The dinner is open to anyone wishing to honor this great president.

FMI: Barbara Harvey x3908 or bharvey@bowdoin.edu