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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be the special guest Thursday, April 1 at "The Club" in Birmingham from 5:30-7 p.m. during a reception to raise money for Bradley Byrne's Republican campaign for governor.
The scale for contributions is: patron, $1,500; sponsor, $1,000; and supporter, $500.
The Birmingham Host Committee includes:
Greg Abramson, Lindsey Allison, Katherine and Garry Ard, Gail and Jeffrey Bayer, Craig Beatty, Jane and Hal Bissell;
Oliver Booth, Nina and Ken Botsford, William A. Bowron, Jr., Dell and Dixon Brooke, Maggie Brooke, Susan Brouillette, Janie and David Brown;
Mitch Bruhn, Ronald G. Bruno, Tom Byars, Bill Cabaniss, Charles Caldwell, III, Sheila and Ronnie Carlton, Ann and Russ Chambliss, J. Foster Clark;
Charles A. Collat, Sr., Jim Cooper, Peter Curtin, Stewart M. Dansby, Sarah and Bruce Denson, Ida and Bruce Dunbar, Karen and Doug Eddleman;
Carolyn and Bill Featheringill, Jamie French, Mark Gaines, Carey P. Gilbert, II, Hubert W. Goings, Jr., Bill Goodrich, Maura and Will Goodwyn;
Frances and Miller Gorrie, Beau Grenier, Brenda and Morris Hackney, Wyona and Tom Hamby, Kathryn and Raymond Harbert;
Wyatt R. Haskell, Holman Head, Tim Hightower, Ann Huckstep, James F. Hughey, Jr., William C. Hulsey, Mallie M. Ireland;
Mallie and Glenn Ireland, Kelli and Norman Jetmundsen, Bill Jones, Carl E. Jones, Jr., Joe Joseph, Ted Kennedy;
Wayne W. Killion, Jr.,Bill Knight, Debbie Long, Jarman and Tom Lowder, Mike Luce, Thomas G. Luckie, Robert Luckie, III, Brett D. McBrayer, Connie and Fred McCallum;
James T. McManus, II, Heather and Phillip McWane, Frank McRight, Kacy and Guy Mitchell, Jr., Leila and Bill Morton, Drayton Nabers, Claud Nielsen;
Jennifer and Fred Nunnelley, Jim Overstreet, M.A. Oztekin, Sallie and Bill Pradat, Jay Reed, Fred Renneker, III, Barbara and Van Richey;
Harold W. Ripps, Danny Rodgers, Clay Ryan, Ginger and Robin Savage, Pam Segars-Morris, Dora and Sanjay Singh, Hatton C. V. Smith, Stephanie Smith;
Becky and Bill Smith, Charles Spencer, Joan and Stan Starnes, Merrill H. Stewart, Jr., Bill Stone, Kelly and Dan Stracener, Marcia and Billy Strickland;
Lee Styslinger, III, Farah and Parvez Sultan, Bruce Taylor, Michael D. Thompson, Richard Thompson;
Cheryl and Sam Upchurch, Paul Vercher, Spencer Weitman and Turner B. Williams.