Sarah Palin

Palin will serve barbecue in Gilbert during campaign stop

One well-known Republican will not be at the Republican National Convention. Instead, former GOP Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is starting the week in Arizona to campaign for her allies.

KSAZ-TV reports that Palin is scheduled to campaign Monday, Aug. 27 for 5th District Congressional candidate Kirk Adams in Gilbert. The two say they will serve barbecue at Joe’s Farm Grill.

Adams is running against former representative and gubernatorial candidate Matt Salmon.

Palin says she selected the Gilbert venue after seeing it featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.”

Adams says Palin was very specific about keeping speeches under 10 minutes so she can meet guests.

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Michael Gossie

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Michael Gossie is a competitive marathon runner, Ironman triathlete and award-winning journalist who has earned more than 50 awards for writing, editing and design. He studied economics at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y., and put his entrepreneurial spirit to work in 2007, using a 200-year-old family recipe to launch an Italian sauce company. He is most proud of being the founding president of the Steuben Arc Foundation in Upstate New York, which serves individuals with developmental disabilities, including his sister.