Congressman Louie Gohmert and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst are scheduled to keynote this year’s Ellis County Republican Party fundraiser scheduled for Friday, Aug. 23 at the Waxahachie Civic Center.

In addition to the keynote speeches, the event will include diner, music and a live auction.

“This is our main fundraiser of the year to support the party in Ellis County and we’re in the process of trying to get out the word that tickets are available,” said Dan Davis, Ellis County Republican Party Chairman.

Individual tickets are $40 and include dinner; or $500 for a table of eight.

Dress is business casual.

Tickets may be ordered now online at or by calling 972-923-9382.

“We’ve got a pair of great speakers lined up. Congressman Gohmert and Lt. Gov. Dewhurst are definitely going to get everyone motivated as we work to keep Texas Red during the next election cycle,” Davis said. “Our country is facing a lot of big issues and we need to get everyone involved in the political process.

“Don’t wait until the last minute,” he said. “Get on the computer or get on the phone and get your tickets now.”