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Hubbard and Strange To Be Featured Guests at YR Convention

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Young Republican Federation of Alabama (YRFA) will hold their annual convention in Birmingham on Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16. The Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) will join the Young Republicans at a YRFA Social at Regions Field for a Birmingham Barons game at 7:00 PM.

Speaker Mike Hubbard and State Senator Cam Ward (R-Alabaster) will join the YRs on Saturday, May 16th at 9:00 AM for a legislative panel.  The Convention includes YRFA Officer elections as well as 2015 Young Republican National Convention delegate selection.

At 12:00 PM Attorney General Luther Strange (R) will be the special luncheon guest of the Alabama Young Republicans.

The registration fee is $50 per person and $90 per married couple. To RSVP to the convention, please contact Greater Birmingham Young Republican Chairwoman Jackie Curtiss at [email protected] The registration fee covers entry to all events. Tickets to individual events can also be purchased.

The Greater Birmingham Young Republicans (GBYR) are hosting this year’s convention.

YRFA Chairman Clayton Mark Turner is stepping down as Chairman.

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The GBYR May Meeting will be the Thursday night, May 14, before the convention.  This month’s featured guest will be conservative journalist Cliff Sims, the publisher of the Yellowhammer News.  The social will begin at 6:00 PM followed by the meeting itself at 6:30 PM.  The meeting will be held at the Side Bar Cafe at 2929 7th Avenue South in Birmingham. 

Chairwoman Curtiss wrote, “Please join us for the May meeting of the GBYRs. This month we will hear from Cliff Sims, CEO of Yellowhammer News. Cliff will talk with us about this year’s legislative session and recent GOP policy proposals. He will also share with us about his new radio program and the upcoming Yellowhammer Power & Influence Reception.”

They GBYRs do a community service project each month.  This month the GBYRs are partnering with Irondale Community School to do a Summer Literacy Project for the 4th grade students. More details will follow in the next week.  If you are interested in getting involved with this special opportunity or would like some more information contact Jackie Curtiss at: [email protected]

The GBYRs also announced that they are trying to put together a co-ed softball team for the Homewood Adult Softball Summer League for GBYR members to socialize in a competitive environment. The GBYRs encourage people of all athletic abilities to join.

Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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