Clark County Republican Party

Lincoln Day Dinner

Saturday July 13, 2024 6:00 PM ~ VIP Reception 4:30 PM

Dinner - Auction - Dessert Dash

Christopher C. Miller Trump Acting Secretary of Defense

Keynote Speaker

Christopher C. Miller

Trump Acting Secretary of Defense

Christopher C. Miller is a retired United States Army Special Forces colonel who served as acting United States Secretary of Defense under President Donald Trump.  He previously served as Director of the National Counterterrorism Center. Before his civilian service in the Department of Defense, Miller was a Green Beret, commanding 5th Special Forces Group in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Chris Miller is a true American warrior whose incredible journey from Iowa to Afghanistan to Iraq to the White House endeared him to the troops, prepared him for the unprecedented crisis of January 6, and left him deeply concerned about the future of our military and the future of our nation.

Chris shares his story in his book- “Soldier Secretary: Warnings from the Battlefield & the Pentagon about America’s Most Dangerous Enemies”

Joe Kent For Congress
Washington's 3rd Congressional District

Joe Kent

Joe Kent is a retired 20-year-veteran of our nation’s Special Forces and a widower raising his two young sons in Yacolt, Washington State. His first wife, who also served, was killed while fighting ISIS in Syria. Four years later, he married Heather Kaiser.

Following his military service and work as a field operative in the CIA, Joe served as a foreign policy advisor to President Trump and as a project manager for technology company before retiring on his military pension in January of 2023 to devote himself fully to the campaign.

Joe shares his story in his book- “Send Me: The True Story of a Mother at War” 

Semi Bird For Governor
Washington State

Semi Bird

Semi Bird is a career American who has spent a lifetime in service to his country and community. Raised in Seattle since age 7, Semi dropped out of high school after completing his junior year and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. This set him on a path where he'd eventually enroll in the U.S. Army in 2001. From there, despite his lack of schooling, he had positioned himself for a bright future including Army Special Forces Intelligence and Operations. Semi went to achieve a Master’s Degree, became Senior Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador in Bangladesh, Federal Director of Training & Leadership Development for the U.S. Department of Energy, Richland school board director, and Associate Director of Professional Development and Community Education, Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Dale Whitaker for Secretary of State
Washington State

Dale Whitaker

Dale Whitaker moved to Spokane Washington in 2008 after emigrating from the United Kingdom to the United States. Proudly becoming a citizen in 2015, Dale and his wife, Sabreen, have deeply rooted their lives and small businesses within the community. He runs a small tax practice, and his wife operates a cleaning business. Dale is dedicated to ensuring that Washington’s elections are secure, transparent, and accessible to all. With a deep understanding of the challenges facing our electoral system, he brings a unique perspective as a small business owner and an engaged community member.

Matt Bumala
Chairman Clark County Republican Party

Matt Bumala

Matt Bumala has proven his mettle as the Clark County Republican Party Chairman. Following decades of division and strife, his steady leadership has helped transform the culture of the CCRP to become unified in a way most seasoned observers thought impossible. Matt is husband to Jamie, father of four beautiful children, a successful business owner, musician and for those needing a fourth for your local golf tournament, Matt is a scratch golfer.

Please Join Us For Our Lincoln Day Dinner Fundraiser.

Meal choices include Beef, Chicken, or Vegetarian. All meals are gluten free, except bread.

General Admission: $125 per Ticket

VIP Reception: $125 per Ticket (30 Tickets)
We are pleased and honored to invite you to the VIP reception located at the gorgeous AC Vancouver Waterfront Hotel outside fireplace patio. It is a privilege to have you with us at this special occasion to meet President Trump‘s former acting Secretary of Defense, Christopher C Miller and our endorsed Republican candidate for Congress, Joe Kent. Please arrive at 4:30 PM and park in the complimentary AC Hotel parking garage. The reception will include personalized social time with Mr. Miller and Mr. Kent, hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine or well drink and autographed books; Soldier Secretary and Send Me.

Sponsorship Tables

Proceeds go to elect Republicans to public office who support our core principles and party platform. Thank you for your generous support!

Liberty Table: $2,500
Honored guest Christopher Miller and nine additional guests will receive premium seating, two bottles of wine, logo program placement and recognition from Master of Ceremonies.

Freedom Table: $2,500
Honored guest Joe Kent and eight additional guests will receive premium seating, two bottles of wine, logo program placement and recognition from Master of Ceremonies.

Constitution Table: $2,500
Honored guest Semi Bird and nine additional guests will receive premium seating, two bottles of wine, logo program placement and recognition from Master of Ceremonies.

We The People Table: $2,000
Honored guest Dale Whitaker and nine additional guests will receive premium seating, one bottle of wine, and recognition from Master of Ceremonies.

God Bless America Table: $1,500 - SOLD
Honored guest Matt Bumala and eight additional guests will receive premium seating and one bottle of wine.

AC Hotel on the Vancouver Waterfront

333 W Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98660

Free Parking Garage — Limited Spots Available


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