- Former Republican vice presidential
candidate Sarah Palin will visit Kansas in February to address the
Salina Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet.
Chamber officials made the announcement Monday, saying the
former Alaska governor had been a top choice as the keynote speaker
for the Feb. 5 event.
The chamber typically brings in prominent figures for its annual
meetings. Speakers in the past decade have included longtime sports
broadcaster Bob Costas, former President George H.W. Bush, former
British Prime Minister John Major and former U.S. Attorney General
The banquet takes place at the Salina Bicentennial Center arena.
The event is open to nonmembers if any tickets remain after sales
to Chamber members.