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BURGERS & POLITICS

9/11/21, 7:38 PM

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BURGERS & POLITICS

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Today’s Specials: “Liberty, Justice & Truth”

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On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks, the Jefferson County Republicans held their 16th annual Burgers & Politics event at the Over the Edge Tap House on Crooked River Ranch.

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Jefferson County Commissioner Kelly Simmelink was the M.C. for the event that included comments made from Corey Ryder, Chair of the Jefferson County Republican Party, J.R. Brooks, a warning from Manny Martinez, a naturalized citizen born in Cuba

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  A powerful message from Oregon Senator Dennis Linthicum, the Keynote Speaker.

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Resident and Pastor Frank Wood delivered the Invocation.

Attendees had an opportunity to talk personally with their elected officials and candidates vying for state and federal elected positions.

Oregon Governor Candidate Jessica Gomez from Medford

Deschutes Co Commissioner Tony DeBone from LaPine with Oregon Governor Candidate Jessica Gomez from Medford

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Crooked River Ranch resident Ann House coordinated the event and said she felt uplifted by the passionate response of the attendees. She added, “ I’m glad people are finally standing up for liberty, justice and truth.”

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CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO SNIPPETS

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*Video Snippet # 01: M.C. Simmelink’s pre-event comments

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*Video Snippet # 02: Corey Ryder Opening Remarks

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*Video Snippet # 03: Invocation

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*Video Snippet # 04: Manny Martinez’s Warning

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*Video Snippet # 05: Simmelink Comments & Intro of J.R. Brooks

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*Video Snippet # 06: J.R. Brooks 9/11 Remembrance

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*Video Snippet # 07: Keynote Speaker Dennis Linthicum

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*Video Snippet # 08: Linthicum closing remarks

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As an aside, Sheriff Marc Heckathorn was in attendance and provided a brief statement.

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Ranch Matters Staff