By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
On Tuesday, the Young Republican Federation of Alabama (YRFA) and the Young Republican National Federation announced in a written statement that they will host the Young Republican Gala with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R) from Alabama and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. The gala will be Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the USS Alabama Battleship.
The event begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 PM. The dinner and program starts at 7:00 PM.
Senator Sessions and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will be the special Guests during the dinner and Program.
Senator Sessions said in a written statement, “I am grateful for this invitation and thrilled that this event will be hosted in Mobile. As a former Young Republican myself, I look forward to discussing with these young men and women of conviction what our party must do to bring more young people into the movement – especially pushing for the kind of economic reforms necessary to create opportunity for all young Americans.”
Young Republican Federation of Alabama Chairman Clayton Turner said, “The Young Republican Federation of Alabama is honored to host fellow Young Republicans from across the U.S. and showcase the great State of Alabama. The YRFA prides itself on being one of the best federations in the country, and we look forward to hosting a world-class Young Republican National Convention. We are excited that our own Senator Jeff Sessions, a former YRFA Chairman, and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, a Young Republican when first elected RNC Chairman, will be our special guest speakers on Saturday evening.”
Admission costs $75 per person at the one night only event. The gala will conclude the 2013 Young Republican National Convention which is being hosted by the YRFA in Mobile this week beginning today and running through the Saturday Night gala. The July 10-14 convention will be at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel.
Republican Congresswoman (R) from Montgomery will be one of the featured speakers at the Young Republican National Convention. Rep. Roby said in a written statement on Tuesday, “Conservatives all over the country are organizing to discuss how best to engage the public to promote our principles of limited government and economic prosperity. We’re seeing tremendous momentum among young people and women in particular, so I’m excited to participate in these conferences and visit with those on the front lines of our conservative grassroots movement.”
Young Republican Gala tickets are still available. To purchase tickets go to:
The Young Republican Federation of Alabama describes themselves as: “The premier organization for young professional conservatives ages 18 – 40 in Alabama. Our focus is electing Republican candidates at all levels from the courthouse to the White House, providing a training ground and an incubator for future candidates, and providing a networking option for like-minded young professional conservatives.”