The American Mothers of Utah’s summer luncheon will be held at the Maddox Lodge in Perry on Wednesday, June 26.

The event, themed “Moms to the Rescue,” will feature keynote speaker Jennie Taylor of North Ogden, who is the mother of seven children under the age of 14 and the widow of Major Brent Taylor, the mayor of North Ogden, who was killed in Afghanistan last year while serving with the Utah National Guard.

Diane Weese, president of American Mothers of Utah, and Amy Kroff, the 2019 Utah Mother of the Year, will also give a few remarks. The performing group Heartbound will be our musical guests.

The ticket price for this event is $20 per person, which includes a Maddox meal and entertainment. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, June 17 at midnight.

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