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State GOP to hold annual convention

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on June 8, 2009 1:46 PM

The North Carolina Republican Party will hold its annual convention at the Raleigh Convention Center, Friday through Sunday.

The convention will include votes on new leadership for the NCGOP, including votes for NCGOP chairman and vice chairman, which will take place during the Saturday afternoon business session.

In addition, there will be several banquets and other events. At Friday evening's banquet, special guest Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana will speak.

Also, there will be a luncheon on Saturday that will feature a tribute to the late Sen. Jesse Helms. Members of the Helms family as well as Congressman Patrick McHenry will be in attendance.

Saturday evening's banquet will feature special guest and speaker Mason Weaver, a talk show host and author. Judge Rusty Duke will be a special guest at Sunday's Chairman's Prayer Breakfast.

For more information, visit www.ncgop.org/convention.