Wednesday, May 18, 2011

John Conyers Joining Line-Up at Livingston Dems' Dinner

U.S. Rep. John Conyers is joining the line-up of speakers at the Livingston County Democrats' 28th annual Winans Dinner on Friday.

The Detroit Democrat, serving his 23rd term in the House, joins U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada as speakers for the event at Lakelands Golf and Country Club in Hamburg Township.

Conyers is the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, which overseas the Department of Justice, including the FBI, and the federal courts, and has jurisdiction over matters including civil rights, consumer protection, and constitutional issues. He is one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Friday's event begins with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. A few tickets remain at $60 and can be reserved by emailing or calling (810) 229-4212. The event includes snacks, a cash bar, dinner, and a silent auction.

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