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Gov. Branstad to become longest serving governor in American history

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds are holding two events to celebrate Branstad becoming the longest-serving governor in American history.

On Monday, December 14, Branstad will be in his 7,640 day of service to the state of Iowa. On that day, there will be two events where people may come and help celebrate.

Iowa Capitol Open House

Governor’s Formal Office

1007 East Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA



**Call 515-281-5591 to reserve your Capitol tour that day or visit for more information**

Milestone Dinner Event

Iowa State Fairgrounds

Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center

Des Moines, IA

Doors open at 6:00PM, program to follow at 7:00PM

Tickets are $50/person (tickets include a copy of Gov. Branstad’s biography, commemorative bookmark and entry to the dinner) 

**For more information or to RSVP visit or email**

All proceeds raised from the Milestone Dinner Event, sales from the governor's biography and other donations will go into the Governor Branstad Iowa History Fund. The funds will be made available to any organization and project that is dedicated to renewing Iowa’s heritage through the preserving and restoring of historical landmarks and promoting Iowa’s history.  The grants will be given on a competitive basis.

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