Mendakota Country Club


Mendakota Country Club
2075 Mendakota Drive, Mendota Heights, MN 55120

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February 11, 2023


12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Lincoln Day Tea

Speaker: Annette Meeks
Title: Let Us Dare to Do Our Duty

12:00pm – Registration
12:30pm – Luncheon Tea

Annette Meeks is CEO of the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota, an independent, non-profit, education and research organization.  They focus on creative, market-based solutions to some of the toughest problems facing our state.

Meeks has a wide range of demonstrated dynamic and creative leadership.

In 1994, she was appointed by Congressman Newt Gingrich to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff upon his historic swearing in as the 50th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  She spent 14 years on Capitol Hill including four years working for Minnesota Congressman Vin Weber.

From 2003 – 2011, she was appointed and confirmed by the Minnesota State Senate to represent Minneapolis on the Metropolitan Council.  During her second term on the council, she chaired the Transportation Committee.

In 2010, she ran for Lt. Governor along with GOP nominee Tom Emmer.  They lost the election after a statewide recount.

She lives with her husband Jack in Farmington, Minnesota.

Mini Scones with Clotted Cream, Orange Marm & Strawberry Jam
Smoked Salmon Crostini
Assorted Mini Quiches
Finger Sandwiches, Egg Salad and Avocado/Cucumber
Fruit Tray
Asst Macaroons and Brownie Bites

Registration deadline is February 1 at 9:00 p.m.