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March 17, 2010

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Speaker lineup announced for Tea Party Rally, Saturday, March 27 in Carefree

CAREFREE/CAVE CREEK/N. SCOTTSDALE – Concerned citizens who want to see a return to core values and common sense solutions are encouraged to get involved and attend a grass-roots Tea Party Rally on, March 27 at 3:30 p.m. at the Carefree Resort & Villas in Carefree.

The event is open to the public and free of charge. No RSVP is required. Visit for more information.

Organizers recently announced a speaker lineup for the rally which includes a variety of individuals ranging from high school students to an Arizona Senator and topics ranging from “What it means to be an American” to spending, healthcare, security and immigration.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet most of the speakers after the event.
Speakers and topics include:
• High school student Brett Hoeppner, “Don’t Mortgage My Future”
• Michelle Urgenti, State House of Representatives candidate, Legislative District 8, “Immigration”
• Retired businessman Glen Hughes, “Restoring Freedom and the 28th Amendment”
• Dean Martin, state treasurer and candidate for Arizona Governor, “State Finances, Federally Mandated Spending and Public Service Unions”
• Bard Boand, - “‘The Ghost of General Patton,’ Energy independence and Security”
• Pamela Gorman, Congressional District 6 candidate, “Education and Energy Independence”
• Joanne Gemmill, small business owner and new U.S. citizen, “What it means to be an American”
• James Ward, Congressional District 5 candidate, “Jobs and Spending”
• Dr. David Haskell, MD, medical doctor, “Healthcare”
• Rep. John Shadegg – Conclusion of Tea Party

An outdoor Western-style barbecue will be available for $10 and the Carefree Resort & Villas is offering special overnight rates for Tea Party guests.

Organizers expect a full house for the rally. Their 2009 Tea Party in Cave Creek drew nearly 600 people to Cave Creek and they expect the crowd size will more than double this year.
“We encourage attendees to arrive early and stay late to meet the speakers,” organizers added.