Alan Keyes to keynote Lincoln-Reagan event

Activist, author and former diplomat, Ambassador Alan Keyes, will be the featured speaker at the Denton County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the DFW Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Keyes has long been recognized for his leadership within the conservative movement.  In January 2009, he launched Alan Keyes is Loyal to Liberty, a multimedia blog where readers can enjoy his unique and informative take on the latest news in our country.

Keyes served as a high-level diplomat during Ronald Reagan’s presidency, including time as ambassador to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and as assistant secretary of state for international organizations.  He also served on the staff of the National Security Council. 

“Because of the high caliber of our speakers and the overall quality of the event, the Denton County Lincoln Day Dinner has become one of the best attended Republican Party fundraisers in the entire state,” said Denton County Republican Party Chairman Dianne Edmondson.

“Our Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner has become the political event of each year in North Texas,” she notes, “and as one of the most conservative counties in the nation, we are very excited to welcome Ambassador Keys to Denton County.”

The gala banquet once again will be emceed by Mark Davis, WBAP radio talk show host and Dallas Morning News columnist. The evening begins with the private Lincoln Cabinet reception followed by the VIP reception which will provide the opportunity for guests to visit with Ambassador Keys as well as elected officials from across the state.

Highlights of the event will include a live auction featuring jewelry, gourmet dinners, and other unique items plus a silent auction filled with political memorabilia as well a wide variety of other items.

Individual tickets are $75, VIP Reception tickets are $150 and sponsored tables range from $1.000 to $15,000. Ticket and table sponsorship information may be obtained from the Denton County Republican Headquarters at 940-321-2671 or online at the Party’s website:

Brad Barton
Brad Barton is Chief Meteorologist of WBAP 820/570 KLIF/99.5 “The Wolf” and the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. Read his column on Denton County weather each month in The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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