Sam Youngman, a Washington political reporter and current political writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader, will be the featured speaker for the April Power in Partnership monthly breakfast of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce.
The breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Julian Carroll Convention Center. Caring People Services is the sponsor.
Youngman is a contributor to The Daily Beast and his "Sam Youngman Political Paddock" is posted on the Herald-Leader's website, www.kentucky.com, with regular coverage of Kentucky's state and federal races. His stories are carried in newspapers throughout the state, including in The Paducah Sun.
Youngman is a Kentucky native and a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
The breakfast will also include the recognition of 24 local high school students who recently completed the Youth L.E.A.D. program coordinated by the Leadership Paducah Foundation. The program is designed to develop and prepare students for future community support and leadership roles in Paducah-McCracken County.
The cost of the breakfast is $15 for chamber members and $25 for nonmembers.
Those who are not Power Card holders should make reservations by 5 p.m. today to the chamber at 270-443-1746 or firstname.lastname@example.org.