Log Cabin Republicans Recognize Senators Susan Collins and Scott Brown, Representatives Richard Hanna and Nan Hayworth at 2011 Spirit of Lincoln Awards Dinner
(Washington, DC) – On Tuesday, September 20th, Log Cabin Republicans will recognize its allies for their roles in the repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' on the day the policy officially ends.
The Spirit of Lincoln Awards Dinner will be headlined by repeal champions Senators Susan Collins and Scott Brown, as well as Representatives Richard Hanna and Nan Hayworth, freshman legislators who have distinguished themselves as allies since coming to Congress in 2010.
The Log Cabin Republicans Spirit of Lincoln Award recognizes conservative leaders and allies who have been steadfast supporters in the fight for equal rights. This year's recipients are:
- Senator Susan Collins (R-ME)
- Senator Scott Brown (R-MA)
- Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY)
- Representative Nan Hayworth (R-NY)
Prior to the Dinner, Log Cabin Republicans will hold a private reception to benefit its Political Action Committee featuring the award recipients along with Representatives Judy Biggert (R-IL), Charlie Dent (R-PA) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Funds will be used to help elect and reelect pro-equality Republicans to Congress.