Fmr. President Bush to speak at Faulkner dinner

File Photo: Former President George W. Bush
File Photo: Former President George W. Bush

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Former U.S. President George W. Bush is planning a trip to Alabama's capital city in the coming days. Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Faulkner University President Billy D. Hilyer made the announcement Wednesday.

Mr. Bush will be the featured speaker for the University's 2011 Benefit Dinner.

"This event will bring people from all over the state and the nation to Montgomery," said Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange, "and we are looking forward to them to have a positive experience in our city."

Faulkner's speaker last year was former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

The event is scheduled to take place on October 6 at 7:00pm at the  Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery

Tickets can be purchased through the University Advancement Office at 334-386-7257 or visiting by

Sponsorship Tickets will go on sale at 8:00am Thursday.

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