The 81st Annual John Ryan Picnic and annual TARGET (The Association of Republicans Getting Everyone Together) meeting is scheduled at the Missouri State Fair in the Beef House for Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is the keynote speaker. Tickets are $20 for a single and $35 for two.

Your ticket price includes membership in TARGET.  Those who contribute $100 are designated as "Major Donors."  Children 10 and under are free.

Tickets can be obtained from any Pettis County elected official or at the Law Office of Cox and Associates at 202 West 4th in Sedalia. Questions can be directed to Israel Baeza at (660) 441-7727.

Randy Kirby