It was a sold-out crowd for the 138th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner that was a spectacular success and an unforgettable experience for all of the nearly 200 attendees. The event was a unique combination of inspiring speakers, patriotic friends from all nationalities and backgrounds and Antun’s world famous cuisine and catering. The most significant upshot was the inspiration to be optimistic about the future of America and the motivation to take action on our founding principles.
QUEENS VILLAGE, February 7, 2013:
Raj Mehta, Chairman and CEO of Infosys International Inc., will be honored at the Queens Village Republican Club’s Lincoln Dinner on February 10th at Antun’s. Mr. Mehta will receive the “Businessman of the Year” award for his great success in achieving the American Dream, beyond all expectations, from his humble roots as an Asian American immigrant. The award will be presented by Club board member, Hemant Shah from Laffey Fine Homes, Inc., and former Lincoln Dinner honoree.
QUEENS VILLAGE, January 21, 2013: The Queens Village Republican Club, will be honoring Pamela Geller as the “American Patriot of the Year” at its 138th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner on February 10th. Ms. Geller is an author, investigative journalist, activist, captivating speaker and founder, editor and publisher of Atlas Shruggs.com a breaking news blog, and executive director of American Freedom Defense Initiative (ADFI) and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA).
Queens has always been considered one of the most diverse counties in the nation. Now, according to a recent study by Trulia Real Estate’s Chief Economist, Jed Kolko, Queens Village was identified as the second most diverse neighborhood in America, with a racial breakdown of 25.2 % Hispanic, 26.4 % Asian, 22.9 % Black, 10.8 % white, 7 % other and 6.8 multi-racial residents. The Queens Village Republican Club is proud of its legacy not only as the oldest continuously active Republican Club in America, but possibly the most diverse as well, with a broad composition of first and second generation immigrants of many races who came to our shores to pursue the American dream.