Rancho Santa Fe Republican Women to hold 18th annual ‘Salute to America’: Military Remembrance and Tribute event


On Thursday, June 13, please attend a non-partisan dinner salute to this country’s military men and women. Invite or sponsor a military veteran or family members from any war to attend this event. Youth aged 14 and up are also welcome. The RSF Republican Women, Fed. members are program hosts.

Event Emcee: LT Steve Lewandowski, USN (Vet.)

: The nationally-known speaker is a third generation member of the American Legion. He is very proud of receiving three certificates of Congressional Recognition for his work on behalf of veterans. Lewandowski is also an Ambassador for the Naval Special Warfare Foundation.

Guest Speaker: CDR Faye Bell, USN (Ret.):

Following in her father’s footsteps in the US Navy, Commander Bell became a “Top Gunner.” She became the first female pilot qualified to land on an aircraft carrier in the Western Pacific fleet. After retiring from the military and receiving her MBA from the University of San Diego, she founded Military Outreach Ministry. This Camp Pendleton-based nonprofit organization provides aid and support to enlisted Marines and their families, regardless of their faith.

The June 13 event will be held at Bentley’s Steak & Chop House 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, Encinitas. Price: $50 per person; Social: 5 p.m.; Program & Dinner: 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

Make checks payable to: The RSF Republican Women, Fed. Send to PO Box 1195, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067. Please make your reservation by Saturday, June 8. Information: Contact Jody at 858-756-1906;