Upcoming Events and Meetings in April and May

Monday April 18th

  • Celebration of Life for Barry Smith, Recipient of Congressional Gold Medal
  • When: 5-7 PM on April 18th
  • Where: Sebring Airport at the Runway Cafe
  • Light appetizers with a cash bar.
  • Picture history will start 5:45 PM followed by an Honor Guard Presntation
  • And a Stearman flyby

Barry V. Smith passed away in her home in Avon Park of natural causes at the age of 95 on February 23, 2016. Barry proudly served her country during WW II as a Woman Air Force Service Pilot (WASP). She was very proud to be one of the first women to fly military aircraft in the United States. In 2010 she received the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, for her service to our country. Barry was a sought after guest speaker to recount the WASP's history and her many entertaining stories of her time and service with the WASP.

Monday April 18th

  • Lincoln Day Dinner Committee Meeting changed to 7:15 PM at Headquarters

Thursday April 28th

  • 2016 Lincoln Day Dinner 5:30 PM at Chateau Elan in Sebring. - Representative Jennifer Sullivan (R - District 31) Keynote Speaker for our Highlands County Republican 2016 Lincoln Day Dinner. Time to purchase your tickets now! They can be purchased by mail or at our Headquarters Office at 2527 US 27 South, Sebring, or online at http://www.highlandscounty.gop/2016_lincoln_day_dinnerHighlands County

Friday May 13th and Saturday May 14th

  • RPOF Spring Quarterly Meeting - Our next RPOF meeting is May 13-14 at the DoubleTree Tampa Airport – Westshore.  All are invited and encouraged to attend. For more details and to register, see: http://www.florida.gop/events. To book a room, call 1-800-514-3956 and ask for the Republican Party of Florida block of rooms.  Book by April 24th

Monday May 16th (Please note the day and date change for our May meeting)

  • Monthly Highlands County Republican Meeting at 6:30 PM (optional dinner service 5 - 6:15 PM)
  • Special Guest Speakers will be announced candidates for Highlands County School Superintendent, Mr. William "Pep" Hutchinson III and Dr. Brenda Longshore

The Highlands County REC does not endorse or take sides in a Republican Primary Election. All are encouraged to become educated on the candidates.  Meeting announcements and articles of interest will be posted to allow you to become as informed as possible before you vote.

Paid for by the Highlands County Republican Executive Committee
P.O. Box 7987, Sebring, FL 33872