Greene County Republicans Gather for the 54th Annual TARGET Picnic

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/26 2014 04:36PM

Updated 07/27 2014 09:33AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Association of Republicans is hosting its annual T.A.R.G.E.T picnic in Doling Park, July 26.

The picnic in the park has been an annual event since 1960, “this is a community-wide opportunity to meet the field of Republican primary candidates for a number of county and other offices before going to the polls August 5,” says Danette Proctor, Green county Republican Central Committee Chair.

The event will take place at 5 pm.

Congressman Billy Long will emcee the event and which will include introductions for candidates and elected officeholders, such as Senator Roy Blunt, who will also be in attendance.

The cost per meal is $15 a person and children 12-years-old and under can attend for free.

Advance registration is required by calling 417-832-9130.

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