CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Republican Committee held its annual Lincoln Dinner on April 25 at Moena Restaurant, Clearfield.
Clearfield County Commissioner John Sobel served as emcee. Sheriff Michael Churner led those assembled in the Pledge of Allegiance and attorney Ryan Sayers, committee member and candidate for Clearfield County District Attorney, gave the prayer.
Tony Scotto, Clearfield County commissioner, introduced elected officials that were present.
Candidates seeking the nomination for various positions on the May 21 ballot were introduced. Dennis Stucke, Lancaster county commissioner and 2020 candidate for Pennsylvania Auditor General, was recognized.
State Rep. Tommy Sankey and State Senator Wayne Langerholc spoke on the issues and challenges in Harrisburg.
Keynote speaker for the evening was Judge P. Kevin Brobson of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.
Brobson is running for retention on the 2019 General Election ballot. In August of 2015, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania appointed him to serve a four-year term on the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as the chairperson of the board.
Brobson spoke on many topics after recognizing the veterans that were present and thanking them for their service to the “greatest nation with the greatest government.”
Brobson stated he serves on the court to “serve the people who voted for me and for those who didn’t.” He talked of the need for everyone to inspire engagement in an environment where it’s easier to watch out for oneself.
Brobson stated the judges on the Commonwealth Court, despite being from different political parties, work well together and work for the best interests of the citizens of Pennsylvania.
County Chairperson Arleen Multhauf thanked everyone for attending and urged everyone to vote May 21.