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S.C. treasurer scheduled as Aiken Republican Club’s next luncheon speaker

February 17, 2019

S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis will be the guest speaker at the next Aiken Republican Club luncheon, Feb. 26.

His topics will include: Finding money owed to you; state retirement budget shortfall and investments; and local utilities’ costs to the consumer.

The meeting will be held at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St., in downtown Aiken. The luncheon is open to club members and guests, as well as the general public.

The registration/social time will be from 11:30 to 11:55 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. The cost of the luncheon for members is $18 and $23 for non-members.

Reservations may be made by using Eventbrite, arc-february-26-luncheon.eventbrite.com, or email aikenscrepublicanclub@gmail.com.

Payment will be at the door by cash or check.

Reservations and cancellations will be accepted until noon Monday, Feb. 25.

As treasurer, Loftis is the state’s “private banker,” managing, investing and retaining custody of tens of billions of dollars in public funds.

Loftis is a nationally recognized advocate for public pension reform, a cause he has championed since taking office.

His leadership has been featured in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Institutional Investor and Bond Buyer. He is a sought-after speaker and has presented to groups such as the Wall Street Journal Private Equity Conference, The SkyBridge Alternative (SALT) Conference and the World Pension Forum.

In 2013, he was named “Friend of the Taxpayer” by the South Carolina Association of Taxpayers.

He was elected in 2010, winning all 46 counties, and also swept the state in the 2014 election.

He is a member of the Cayce-West Columbia Rotary Club, and a 1981 graduate of the University of South Carolina.

Want to go?

WHAT: Aiken Republican Club lunch

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 26

WHERE: Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St.

COST: $18 for members, $23 for non-members

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Email aikenscrepublicanclub@gmail.com

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