NEVADA, Iowa – The Republican Party of Story County announced U.S Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., will be the featured speaker at the Wendy Jensen Chili Supper. The dinner will take place at Indian Creek Country Club in Nevada, IA on Thursday, October 6, 2022, with doors opening at 5:00 PM.
Cammack is currently in her first term and is the youngest Republican woman in the 117th Congress. She is a third-generation sandblaster who grew up on a cattle ranch. Cammack said she had never planned to run for office, but after an Obama-era program led to her family losing their ranch and being evicted from their home, she was motivated to fight back against the failures of big government. After being homeless for months, Kat joined former U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho’s team and led his campaign to an upset victory in 2012. She became the former congressman’s deputy chief of staff and earned her master’s degree from the United States Naval War College.
Cammack ran for Congress in Florida’s 3rd Congressional District in 2020 and won the seat on a platform of growing jobs, securing our southern border, standing up for law enforcement, defending our Second Amendment, promoting fiscal responsibility, and defending life. Her committee assignments include the Homeland Security and Agriculture committees. Cammack’s husband Matt serves with the Gainesville Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic and SWAT medic.
“We are very excited to welcome rising GOP star Congresswoman Kat Cammack to Story County,” said Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman. “She is a fighter for working families and her story is one of perseverance and grit. We’re tremendously excited she is going to headline the Wendy Jensen Chili Supper.”
The supper is an annual tradition to celebrate the memory of Wendy Jensen, who selflessly dedicated countless hours volunteering for Republican campaigns. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.