March 13th, 2018

March 13, 2018

Contact: Anne Hathaway
[email protected]


INDIANAPOLIS –The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski will both keynote the Lugar Series 28th Annual Luncheon on April 9, 2018, at the Indianapolis Downtown Marriott.

“At a time when more women than ever are deciding to run for elected office and to engage and participate in our political process, the Lugar Series and its mission are more important and relevant than ever,” said Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-05). “I am honored to be a keynote speaker for this year’s luncheon and to celebrate the accomplishments of so many Hoosier women who are already influential leaders in their communities and aspire to use their skills and experience in public service at the local, state and federal level.”

“The Lugar Series offers incredible opportunities to hardworking young women across Indiana and helps give them the tools to be even stronger leaders. For years, this important program has been supporting and empowering generations of Hoosier women who go on to play pivotal roles in our communities,” said Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02). “I am truly grateful for the opportunity to come together with such an inspiring group of women who are committed to making a real difference.”

Previous Lugar Series Annual Luncheon speakers include current cabinet member and Administrator for CMS Seema Verma, former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 GOP candidate for President Carly Fiorina, former White House economic advisor Dr. Pippa Malmgren, Fortune magazine’s Nina Easton, former Senator Richard G. Lugar, former Governor Mitch Daniels, former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and former White House counselor Karen Hughes as well as Barbara Pierce Bush, daughter of President George W. Bush.

The proceeds from the event support the objectives of the Lugar Series: to train, prepare, and inspire Hoosier women to become leaders in the Republican party and in public service.

Details for the Lugar Series Annual Luncheon are below:

WHAT:                 Lugar Series 28th Annual Luncheon

WHO:                   Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congresswoman Jackie Walorksi

WHEN:                 Monday, April 9, 2018

Registration begins at 11:00 AM ET

Luncheon begins at 11:30 AM ET

WHERE:              Indianapolis Downtown Marriott- 350 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46225

This event is open to the press.

Tickets may be purchased here. Sponsorship information is here.

The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series is a nonprofit organization inspired by former Indiana Senator Richard G. Lugar. as a women’s leadership development program designed to increase the preparation, influence and number of Republican women in local, state and national elective and appointive offices. The Lugar Series has trained over 489 Hoosier women and has produced exceptional new party leaders, public board and commission members, political operatives, and elected officials from mayors and legislators to state executive office holders. The program model has been replicated to create excellence programs in 18 states and has produced over 2,000 graduates nationwide.

For more information about The Lugar Series or the 28th Annual Luncheon, contact Anne Hathaway at [email protected] or visit