Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain to Address Community Leaders at Diversity Luncheon...

Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain to Address Community Leaders at Diversity Luncheon During 79TH Annual LULAC National Convention



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WASHINGTON, June 6 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ), will give keynote address during Diversity Luncheon at the 79TH Annual LULAC National Convention, which will be held July 7-12, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

The McCain campaign has confirmed the senator’s attendance at the Diversity Luncheon as keynote speaker on Tuesday, July 8th. The Diversity Luncheon honors outstanding community leaders that have supported LULAC’S policy and programmatic initiatives. Luncheon will begin at noon-1:45 P.M. in the ballroom of the Washington Hilton.

Senator John McCain has an extensive career in public service and is currently the senior senator from Arizona. Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain provided a statement to LULAC regarding the highly anticipated 2008 presidential election. “Over the next five months, we will debate the future direction of our country. In the end, the American people will recognize that I am ready to act to protect our country, grow our economy and reform our government. I appreciate the opportunity to share my vision for the future of America at the LULAC National Convention and look forward to participating.”

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales is delighted that Senator McCain will address pertinent issues at Diversity Luncheon to community leaders, activists and convention attendees. “It is imperative that presidential candidates identify the importance of the Hispanic vote and discuss topics such as immigration, education and civil rights,” said LULAC National President Rosa Rosales.

LULAC delegates will take a presidential straw poll on Saturday, July 12TH and results will be released.

Rosa Rosales, LULAC National President will officially welcome national convention attendees on July 7th at kick-off reception, followed by remarks from LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes.

For more information or to register for the convention please visit our website http://www.lulac.org/convention.html.

The League of United Latin American Citizens advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 700 LULAC councils nationwide.

Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain to Address Community Leaders at Diversity Luncheon During 79TH Annual LULAC National Convention