Mourdock to speak at Lincoln Day dinner

    Indiana State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock will be the featured speaker at the Adams County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, May 3, at South Adams High School, with a VIP reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7.
    According to a press release from party officials, the event is open to the public and "everyone is invited to attend and meet with Mourdock prior the May 8 primary election."
      Mourdock took office as Indiana’s State Treasurer in February of 2007 and was re-elected in November of 2010. He serves as Indiana’s chief investment officer, and also serves on a total of 13 boards and commissions by virtue of his office.
    In addition, Mourdock currently serves as the vice chairman of the College Savings Plans Network and as the Midwest Regional vice president of the National Association of State Treasurers. Mourdock previously served as a commissioner of Vanderburg County. 
    He is a candidate for United States Senate in this May’s Republican primary, challenging incumbent Richard Lugar.  Mourdock has received endorsements from a wide array of groups in his campaign for U.S. Senate, including Indiana Right To Life, the National Rifle Association, the Family Research Council and the Club For Growth.
    Reservations are recommended for the Lincoln Day dinner, officials said. To make a reservation or for more information, contact Rob Noetzel, 724-3478; Connie Moser, 724-3734; or Jerry Walker, 589-2208; or by emailing