Palin to Speak at Central Calif. Community College

Sunday, 01 May 2011 12:04 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

LEMOORE, Calif. (AP) — Sarah Palin is returning to Central California's agricultural region to speak at a community college, a year after secrecy over her contract to visit another school in the region drew intense criticism and scrutiny.

The former Alaska governor's June visit to California State University, Stanislaus generated controversy after the university's nonprofit foundation refused to divulge the terms of her contract and speaking fee.

The public university eventually revealed its foundation paid Palin $75,000 to give a 40-minute speech, and the event raised more than $207,000 for scholarships.

This time, West Hills College officials say their foundation paid the Washington Speakers Bureau $115,000 to land Palin.

They don't know the exact amount Palin will receive. But they say their foundation has recouped the fee by selling tickets to a private, post-speech dinner with the 2008 vice-presidential candidate.

Palin's Sunday appearance will inaugurate the college's newly built Golden Eagle Arena.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Ann Coulter: Allow Fewer Muslims into Country

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 23:45 PM

With religious leaders protesting the use of the words "Islamist" and "jihad" in a seven-minute video at the 9/11 Memori . . .

McCain to Speak Alongside 'Friend' Hillary

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 23:10 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will join Sen. John McCain at a session of the McCain Institute's annual Sedon . . .

California Moves Toward Stricter Handgun Regulations

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 22:46 PM

Gun control advocates say thousands of weapons are sold in California each year without a required safety feature that i . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved