Hamilton County Republican Women Have Chili Supper Nov. 1

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Hamilton County Republican Women will host a Chili Supper and Political Rally on Friday, Nov. 1, from 5-7:30 p.m.

The event will be held at Harrison Ruritan Club, 5637 Highway 58.  Admission is $5.  

For more information contact Patsy Henry at 894-6269 or patsylhenry@hotmail.com.


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