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Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast

Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast

Held the first Wednesday of each month, these breakfast meetings are an excellent opportunity for friends of the Institute to meet leading conservative speakers and hear their thoughts on current affairs.

Held in the F.M. Kirby National Training Center of The Leadership Institute's Steven P.J.Wood Building, these meetings begin at 7:30 a.m. with a gourmet buffet breakfast.

Registration is only $10 per person, which includes breakfast. However, if you become a Wednesday Wake-Up Club member you receive 12 breakfasts for the price of 10. Click here to purchase a membership.

These breakfast meetings offer a great chance to share food and fellowship with conservative friends.  Past breakfasts have been attended by members of Congress, public policy experts, and columnists.

Date:

Wednesday, August 5
8:00 AM

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Location:

Leadership Institute Steven P.J. Wood Building 1101 N Highland St Arlington, VA, 22201 Map

Cost:

$10 per breakfast or
Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast members receive 12 breakfasts for the price of 10 buy a new membership.

Manager:
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Deirdre Hackleman

Contact Deirdre with your questions.

Up Coming:

Barbara Comstock
September 2

Please join Matthew Spalding, at the next breakfast on Aug. 05.

Matthew Spalding

Matthew Spalding is Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs for Hillsdale College in Washington, D.C. As such he oversees the operations of the Kirby Center and the various academic and educational programs of Hillsdale in the nation’s capital. 

He is the best-selling author of We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future, which details America’s core principles, shows how they have come under assault by modern progressive-liberalism and lays out a strategy to recover them. Spalding also is executive editor of The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, a line-by-line analysis of each clause of the U.S. Constitution. His other books include A Sacred Union of Citizens: Washington’s Farewell Address and the American CharacterPatriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition; and The Founders’ Almanac: A Practical Guide to the Notable Events, Greatest Leaders & Most Eloquent Words of the American Founding.

Prior to joining Hillsdale, Dr. Spalding was Vice President of American Studies at The Heritage Foundation and founding director of its B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics. He continues at Heritage as the Henry Salvatori Visiting Fellow, and is also a Senior Fellow at the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy. He received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. In addition to teaching at Hillsdale, he has taught at George Mason University, the Catholic University of America and Claremont McKenna College.

He and his wife Elizabeth, a 1988 Hillsdale alumna, currently reside with their two children in Arlington, Virginia.