Michael Kelley

Michael Kelley

Lincoln County, Mo. - The Lincoln County Democrat Club will host their annual Grassroots Rally on Sept. 25 at Lincoln County Memorial VFW Post 8828. 

The keynote speaker for the evening is Michael Kelley, political consultant on St. Louis’ Fox 2 program “Hancock and Kelley’”

Michael Kelley founded The Kelley Group in 2004, a public affairs and advocacy consulting firm designed to assist navigate clients with political, legislative, regulatory, labor and media issues.  His clients operate in a variety of industries including manufacturing, defense, retail, health care, broadcast, professional sports and financial institutions.

Kelley’s extensive background in politics at the local, regional, state and federal levels, created connections and developed his abilities to assist companies with public communications and government opportunities. Kelley ran the Democrat Party from 2001 to 2005. He earned a degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 

Kelley is a regular host of a political issues program on KMOX Radio in the Midwest and a weekly Sunday political program on St. Louis’ Fox 2 “Hancock and Kelley.”

Kelley is the son of Robert J. and Barbara Kelley.  Robert J. Kelley was a 44-year member of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655.  He served his union in several elected positions. Robert Kelley was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Greater St. Louis Labor Council AFL-CIO and serving as President for 26 years.

The social hour will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner being served at 6:30 pm. Monty’s Bar-B-Que and Catering will serve the meal. Tickets are available from Dottie D. Crenshaw, or The UPS Store.