County Tea Party will distribute Constitution to students, others
September 15, 2010
The Warren County PA Tea Party plans to distribute 5,000 pocket-sized copies of the Constitution of the United States.
Two thousand of the booklets were distributed at the Warren County Fair and 250 were distributed at the Youngsville Corn Fest.
To assist participation by Warren, Youngsville, Eisenhower and Sheffield high schools, Tidioute Community Charter School, Warren County Christian School and Calvary Chapel School in “Constitution Day” on Sept. 17, copies will be given to each senior and to each school libraries. In addition, 1,000 are available to be distributed at the Tidioute Fishing Tournament on Sept. 24-26, and 1,000 for the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Sheffield on Oct. 8-10.
It was also reported at the group’s Sept. 2 meeting that members attended the recent “Restoring Honor” program on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Three busloads from the area attended, including locals Gene and Kay Bryan, Diane Bennett, Cherri Phillips, Bonita Danielson, Gary and Sandra Campbell, Dick Hart, Peter Larme, Klause Lichte and his grandson Jacob Park. In addition, five members – Eugene, Pat and Danielle Bevil and Tom and Sherri Lemon – made their own travel plans.
The group is gathering information on the candidates for Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senator, the governor and Representatives of the 3rd and 5th Congressional Districts to determine who will be endorsed in the Nov. 2 general election, according to Denny Bonace, co-chairman.
Bonace said the Tea Party is seeking qualified citizens to support for the five school board director positions that will be up for election in the May 2011 primary elections. For more information, contact Co-Chairman Dick Campbell at 726-3495 or Bonace at 723-2636.
The next meeting of the Tea Party will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the large conference room at the Warren County Career Center.