The Island Guardian
Locally Owned & Operated
- islandguardian.com -
(360) 378-8243 - 305 Blair Avenue, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
The Island Guardian is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists
xx Home | News | Business | Environment | Lifestyles | Entertainment | Columnists | Archives | Classifieds | Nag
News
Current news
Government News
Political News
Service Organizations
Editorials
Obituaries
Guest Editorials
Business
Business
Real Estate
Environment
Environment
Weekly Nag
Weekly Nag
Letters to Editor
Letters to Editor
To Contact the Editor

Home » Archives » April 2005 » Rose Strong Speaks At Lincoln Day Dinner

[Previous entry: "Planning Commission To Hold Workshop On Transient Rentals"] [Next entry: "Memorial Park Redux"]

04/26/2005: "Rose Strong Speaks At Lincoln Day Dinner"


Rose_Strong-1 (23k image)
Rose Strong

If the diners at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner thought it was going to be a quiet evening of dinning and laidback speeches, then they had be surprised when the aptly named Rose Strong took to the podium and gave a speech that had all in the room paying close attention.

Rose is a 30 year veteran of local and national politics, and her speech left no doubt that she has been successful in overcoming any barriers put in her way because she was a woman, a black, and originally ran for office in the deep south.

Rose briefly touched on a background that has included being the former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs in the Department of Transportation, the first Black Republican woman elected to the City Council of Columbus, George, and has also been an observer of elections in third world countries, and a strategist for the Black Republican Women International, to name but a few of her accomplishments

In her speech to the Lincoln Day Dinner guests, Rose stressed the importance of the local Republicans continuing to work to get their message out, and the importance of election reform that will insure the next state election is not based on improper vote counting; in short, keep us the fight, and the fight is not over. Rose received a standing ovation for her speech.


Lifestyles
Lifetstyles
Entertainment
Entertainment
Columnists
Tom Bauschke
John Evans
Mary Kalbert
Ron Keeshan
Gordy Petersen
Janice Peterson
Bruce Sallan
Terra Tamai
Amy Wynn
Classifieds
Classifieds
Helpful Links
Helpful Links
RSS Feed

Let the newspaper come to you with Real Simple Syndication

RSS Version


Web design by
The Computer Place

© 2008 The Island Guardian, Inc
All Rights Reserved.


Powered By Greymatter

To learn about this newspaper
or
how to place a free ad
or
to become contributor
click below:
About
The Island Guardian

or email:
publisher@
islandguardian.com