MC Republicans to host ‘Harvest Hunt 2013’ meet the candidates reception

Morrison County Republicans are extending an invitation to Central Minnesotans to join them for a special “Meet the Candidates” reception at LeBlanc’s Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation Center near Little Falls Friday, Oct. 4, from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. All Republican candidates that are seeking the offices of Governor, U.S. Senator, and U.S. Representative in Congressional District 8 have been invited to attend the event to introduce themselves and meet with area residents.

Confirmed special guests are candidates for governor, former House Speaker Kurt Zellers and State Senator Dave Thompson; candidate for U.S. Senate State Rep. Jim Abeler; and candidate for U.S. Congressman Stewart Mills. Morrison County legislators Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Cass County and Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, will also be attendance.

Gamebird hors d’oeuvres (pheasant and duck) will be available. A homemade pie auction will be conducted for dessert. Families are invited.

Details of what will be offered and a current list of attendees can be found on the Morrison County Republican website at or on its Twitter and Facebook pages. Suggested donation amounts are available during the RSVP.

“We hope Central Minnesotans will take this opportunity to meet with candidates who have announced their candidacy for statewide offices, as well as our local legislators,” said Mandy Heffron, chair of Morrison County Republicans. “We’re pleased to have several candidates attending and we look forward to seeing you at the event.”

Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP by Tuesday to Heffron at [email protected] or Treasurer Perry Nouis at [email protected]

For further information about this event contact Heffron at (320) 232-3337 or Nouis at (320) 493-7325