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Ann Zelenik, executive director of the Tennessee Freedom Coalition, will be speaking at the Roane County Republican Women dinner at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in Kingston Community Center.
The public is welcome to attend; the cost of the soup dinner with dessert is $5. Zelenick’s presentation will start at 7 p.m.
The Tennessee Freedom Coalition is a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization designed to educate Tennesseans on policy matters relating to equitable tax structures, education reform, vibrant economic paradigms, immigration issues, limited government, health care, Islamic radicalization, job creation and citizens’ proper constitutional relationship to the federal government.
Zelenik, a graduate of Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering, founded L&N Construction Co. in Rutherford County. The company specializes in heavy construction, including roads and utilities.
As a daughter of a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran, she has long been a supporter of the military and military families, including serving as a past board member of A Soldier’s Child Birthday Foundation.
Zelenick has served on the Rutherford County Planning Commission.
She has served as both chairman and vice chairman of the Rutherford County Republican Party and was an organizer for the Tea Parties in Rutherford County.
In 2010, Zelenick was awarded the Conservative of the Year by the National Fiscal Conservative political action committee.
In 2011, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Rutherford County Republican Party.
Most recently, she was a candidate for the U.S. Congress in Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District.
Zelenick’s presentation will cover the realities of Sharia Law and stopping the growth of radical Islam.
For additional information, call Roane County Republican President Judy Cooley at 423-920-0331 or Beth Sams at 310-9620.