A GOP rally for U.S. congressman Col. Allen West will be held on Friday, May 11, at the Jacksonville Landing at 12 noon. The event is free and open to the public.
West is running for reelection in the 18th congressional district of Florida.
Groups attending include First Coast Tea Party, Act For America, Vietnam Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, FairTax, and Americans for Prosperity.
Special guests include Sharon Day, co-chair of the Republican National Committee, and U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw (4th congressional district, Florida).
One half hour of pre-rally music begins at 11:30 a.m. Rebecca Day will perform original songs and conclude with a historic patriotic song. Day performs in entertainment venues and for corporate events, rallies and conferences.
All are welcome to attend.
At 2 p.m. West will do a Meet and Greet at the Allied Veterans Center (40 Acme Street) in Jacksonville.
At 5:30 p.m. supporters will attend a private fundraiser reception for West at the Florida Yacht Club (5210 Yacht Club Rd) in Ortega. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll and other special guests will be at the reception.
(Filed by Kay B. Day/May 8, 2012)