2018 LCGOP Lincoln Day Dinner


We are excited to announce Pete Hegseth will be the keynote speaker and John James will be the master of ceremonies at our 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner.


Hegseth is the co-host of FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND and also appears frequently as a guest co-host for FOX & FRIENDS during the week; and is also a FOX NEWS Senior Political Analyst. Hegseth also writes regularly for National Review and FOXNews.com.

He is a veteran who was deployed three times since 9/11, serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. He holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan

Hegseth previously served as the Chief Executive Officer for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) from 2012-2015, the largest conservative veterans and military families organization in America. Prior to joining CVA, Hegseth was Executive Director for Vets for Freedom from 2007-2011, an organization committed to victory on the battlefield. 

John James, is a husband, father, combat veteran and businessman. After graduating from West Point in 2004, he became a Ranger-qualified aviation officer. John when on to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom where he earned a Combat Action Badge and two Air Medals. After eight years of service, John was honorably discharge and returned to Michigan to work in the family business: James Group International, where he currently serves as its President.

John holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Supply Chain Management and Information Systems from Penn State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.


Individual Dinner Ticket - $75 per person

(Please note: Individual dinner seats are first come, first serve. There will be enough seats for everyone who purchases a ticket; however, we only reserve seats for those who purchase a table. Doors open at 5:30 pm for general seating.)

VIP Reception Ticket - $125 per person

(VIP reception tickets DO NOT include a dinner ticket. Please make sure to purchase a dinner ticket if you plan to attend the dinner portion of the evening.)

Reserved Table (10 Seats) - $700 per table

(Reserved tables will be towards the front of the banquet hall.)

Tickets can be purchased online below using a personal credit card. If you wish to purchase tickets using a personal check, please use the ticket order form and remit the form plus your payment to “The Livingston County Republicans ⋅ P.O. Box 923 ⋅ Brighton, MI 48116”.

For additional information or questions, please call (517) 672-6823 or email info@LivingstonRepublicans.com.

IMPORTANT: We mail physical tickets to our dinners. If the address you checkout with is NOT the address you would like your tickets mailed to, please email Meghan Reckling at Meghan.Reckling@gmail.com immediately.

Any tickets purchased after May 10, 2018 will be held at the will-call table and can be picked up the evening of the dinner.


Advertisements are available in the program book for individuals, businesses and candidates.

Full Page Advertisement (8.5” x 5.5”)                        $200

Half Page Advertisement (4.25” x 5.5”)                     $150

Quarter Page Advertisement (4.25” x 2.12”)              $100

Please email ad copy in a high-resolution PDF format to Meghan.Reckling@gmail.com no later than Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

To purchase an advertisement, please print the Advertisement Order Form. For questions or additional information, please contact Meghan Reckling at (517) 672-6823 or Meghan.Reckling@gmail.com.

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May 24, 2018 at 5:30pm - 9pm
Crystal Gardens Event & Banquet Center
5768 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843
United States
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Will you come?

$700.00 Table for Dinner
Includes 10 Tickets to Dinner at a Reserved Table
$125.00 VIP Reception Ticket
Includes 1 Ticket to the VIP Reception ONLY
$75.00 Dinner Ticket
Includes 1 Ticket to Dinner
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