WATERLOO | The Republicans of Black Hawk County will hold their 8th annual Lincoln Dinner on Aug. 9.
The event is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Electric Park Ballroom, 310 West Conger St.
The keynote speaker for the event will be 2016 presidential contender Rick Perry.
Perry is the former governor of Texas and most recently visited Waterloo in May prior to his official announcement he would again seek the Republican nomination for president.
Additional speakers include U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Rep. Walt Rogers, R-Cedar Falls.
More guests and speakers will be confirmed as the date of this year's event nears.
A buffet dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available.
Tickets for the events will go on sale July 20 at the Black Hawk County Republicans office at 2207 Falls Ave.
Tickets can be reserved by calling 233-2183 or going online to www.blackhawkgop.com.
Tickets are $45 per person or $80 for a pair. Sponsorships also are available.