Emmy Award Winning Journalist to Speak in Salina

The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing another high profile speaker to town.

Emmy-Award winning journalist John Stossel will speak at the organization’s annual banquet and membership meeting. Stossell, former co-anchor and correspondent for ABC’s “20/20” and current Fox Business News host, will bring a message that less government regulation is better for business.

The chamber has a history of bringing big name speakers for the event. Last year cancer surviving hall of fame figure skater Scott Hamilton spoke. Previous speakers have included presidential candidate former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, Former President George Bush, Former British Prime Minister John Major, Bob Costas, and Cal Ripken Jr., among others.

The banquet is on February 4th, 2016. It will be held on the floor of the Salina Bicentennial arena (tables of eight which includes dinner).

Tickets for Chamber members are $50 per person for the banquet. Tickets for non-members are $75 per person for the banquet. Reservations can be made by Chamber members now through November by calling the Chamber office ticket hotline at 1-785-827-9310, ext. 123, stopping by the Chamber office, 120 W. Ash.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning December 1.