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Rep. Luetkemeyer speaker at breakfast

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 10:09 am

Join the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce and Troy Kiwanis Club onThursday, May 2 for a Community Prayer Breakfast featuring Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer.    Table sponsorships are only $100 and include eight tickets to the event. It will be held at St. Stephen United Methodist Church, breakfast will be available beginning at 7:15 a.m. and the program will begin at 7:30 a.m.

For tickets and more information contact Kerry at 636-462-8769 or any Kiwanis member.

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer

Luetkemeyer, 60, represents the 13 counties that make up the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri including Lincoln. A native of St. Elizabeth,, he has lived in the district with his family for four generations where he operates a 160-acre farm. Along with his strong agriculture background, he was also a small businessman, having been in the banking and insurance business. Blaine has also served as a bank regulator for the state of Missouri earlier in his career.

From 1999 to 2005, he was a Missouri state representative and served as chairman of the Financial Services Committee and was elected by his colleagues to serve as the House Republican Caucus Chairman.

After leaving office, he was appointed by Gov. Matt Blunt to serve as the Director of the Missouri Division of Tourism.

He serves as vice chairman of the House Small Committee where he also serves on the House Small Business Subcommittees on Health and Technology and Agriculture, Energy and Trade. He also serves on the House Financial Services Committee where he resides on the panel’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and is vice chairman of the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee.