March 2, 2009
For Immediate Release
Contact: Lowman S. Henry
20th Annual PA Leadership Conference Announces Speakers
Reagan, Kengor, Toomey, Armey, Norquist, Walker to keynote
Harrisburg, PA – Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan will be the main speaker at the 20th annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held March 27th and 28th at the Four Points by Sheraton near Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere gathering each year for conservative activists from across the state.
Mr. Reagan will participate in an interview-style appearance at the conference dinner on Friday, March 27th with Dr. Paul Kengor of Grove City College. Dr. Kengor is author of several books on President Reagan. Also appearing in featured speaking roles will be former Pennsylvania Congressman President Pat Toomey who now heads the national Club for Growth; former U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Armey, now chairman of Freedom Works; Grover Norquist from Americans for Tax Reform; and former Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Walker one of the conference founders. Additionally, the conference will hear from Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett, former U.S. Attorney Pat Meehan, and Congressman Jim Gerlach at a "Future Leaders Luncheon." Also scheduled to speak are candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
"The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference provides an opportunity for activists from all over the state to network with fellow conservatives, hear prominent speakers, learn about the key issues confronting our state and nation, and get training on how to have an impact both in politics and on policy," said Lowman S. Henry, executive director of the conference.
In addition to the featured speakers, the conference will include interactive panel presentations on such topics as: State Budgeting in a Down Economy; What Pennsylvania Needs; Putting the Taxpayer First; Fueling the Breakdown of the American Family; and a Congressional panel featuring Pennsylvania Congressmen Joseph Pitts and Glenn Thompson, former Congressman Walker, and John Gizzi, White House correspondent and political editor of Human Events, the national news weekly. Also, the conference will feature a Friday morning campaign workshop, and display exhibits by over 35 conservative organizations.
The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is open to the public at nominal charge. Complete conference information and registration can be obtained at www.paleadershipconference.org. A limited number of scholarships are available for high school seniors and university students.