ANDERSON, S.C. – South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan announced today that in addition to keynote speaker Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Governor Haley and Senator Graham would also be in attendance for his annual Faith & Freedom BBQ being held on August 25th at the Anderson Civic Center. Duncan, a two-term Congressman from Laurens is holding the event for the fourth year. Previous speakers have included Senators Jim DeMint, Tim Scott, Rand Paul, and former SCGOP Chairman Chad Connelly.
Last year’s event drew a crowd of just under 1,000 and attracted the attention of the national media. Duncan said this year’s the event will place an added emphasis on honoring veterans. “Without our veterans, we wouldn’t have any freedom to celebrate. We owe them everything, and it’s important for us to honor them both with our words and our actions.”
The cost to attend is $25 a person, $40 a couple, with children under 12 eating for free. As part of the event’s emphasis on honoring members of the Armed Forces, veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, guardsmen, and their families will be able to attend the event free of charge as long as they RSVP. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.JeffDuncan.com, e-mailing Drea Byars at Drea@JeffDuncan.com , or by calling 803-413-5951.