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Belmont County Republican Party sets date for fall dinner

BETHESDA — The Belmont County Republican Party is planning a Fall Dinner Event on Oct. 28.

The GOP will feature Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman Jane Timken at Shepherd’s Farm 433 N. Main St. in Bethesda. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the program to follow.

There is a cost for tickets, but those under age 25 who attend will receive complimentary admission. To make a reservation or purchase tickets, call Cynthia Fregiato at 740-695-5470, David Jones at 740-391-3710 or Joel Braido at740-359-2597.

Devoted to the Republican Party and to Ohio, Timken was elected chairwoman of the Ohio Republican Party on Jan. 6, 2017. She previously served as vice chairwoman of the Stark County Republican Party, where she was responsible for fundraising efforts, candidate recruitment, volunteer engagement, campaign logistics and implementation of strategy.

At the 40th Republican National Convention in Cleveland, she served as a delegate from the 16th Congressional District and co-chairwoman of the subcommittee on Restoring Constitutional Government.

Timken began her legal career with the firm Black McCuskey, where she specialized in civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation, and medical malpractice defense. Additionally, she served as a magistrate and as a judge’s law clerk. She also practiced at Soles Law Offices, where she devoted her time to civil matters, business, and construction-related concerns. Prior to attending law school, she worked at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in Washington, D.C., as a legal assistant.

Timken is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio, is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and before the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

She is a Harvard College alumni interviewer and a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, serving on the Archangel Fund. She graduated cum laude from Harvard College, where she received the John Harvard Scholarship for Academic Achievement and the Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Certificate of Merit. While at Harvard, she also played for the Radcliffe Rugby Football Club. She received her J.D, summa cum laude, from The American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., and served as a Note & Comment Editor of The Administrative Law Journal of the American University.

Born in Cincinnati, Timken lives in Stark County, Ohio, with her husband, W.J. “Tim” Timken Jr., chairman, CEO and president of TimkenSteel. She has two children, Henry and Emma.

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