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Jennifer Garrison to headline Kennedy Day Dinner

Staff Report GDTnews@civitasmedia.com

April 9, 2014

GALLIPOLIS — Jennifer Garrison, Democratic candidate for Ohio’s 6th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker at the Gallia County Democratic Party’s annual spring Kennedy Day Dinner this Saturday.


“I’m looking forward to meeting with local Democrats and sharing the story of our campaign,” Garrison said.


Garrison, a resident of Marietta, previously served three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2005-2010, representing the people of the 93rd district.


Garrison will be facing fellow Democratic candidate Gregory Howard, of Meigs County, in this year’s May 6 primary election. Also on the ballot for this year’s race for the 6th District of the U.S. House of Representatives are Republican incumbent Bill Johnson and Green party candidate Dennis Lambert.


The 6th Congressional District includes all or parts of Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mahoning, Meigs, Monroe, Muskingum, Noble, Scioto, Tuscarawas, and Washington counties.


This year’s Gallia County Democratic Party Kennedy Day Dinner will be Saturday at the Gallipolis Quality Inn. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.


For more details, including ticket information, contact Carole Roush, Gallia County Democratic Party chairwoman, at (740) 339-3702.