Reagan Executive Assistant Peggy Grande to Speak at Reagan Memorial Ceremony
May 27, 2022
EUREKA, Ill. – Peggy Grande, former executive assistant to President Ronald Reagan, will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 Reagan Memorial Ceremony at Eureka College on June 3.
The annual ceremony, which will recognize the 18th anniversary of Reagan’s death, is hosted by The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College, and will take place at 10 a.m. in the Reagan Peace Garden on the campus of Eureka College.
Grande worked in the office of Ronald Reagan in California from 1989-1999, serving as President Reagan’s executive assistant. As a keynote speaker, Peggy shares principles of leadership and excellence with corporations, non-profits, C-Suites, political groups, students and executive assistants. She is a certified consultant for the Fascination Assessment, and uses it to help individuals and companies discover and articulate their highest value. She is an international opinion writer and regular television and radio commentator. She is also the author of the book, The President Will See You Now – My stories and lessons from Ronald Reagan’s final years. Grande is a graduate of Pepperdine University and lives in Los Angeles.
The ceremony is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP by calling (309) 467-6319 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. A complimentary breakfast will follow the ceremony on the lawn near the Peace Garden.
Located in Eureka, Illinois, and chartered in 1855, Eureka College cultivates excellence in learning, service and leadership while providing students uniquely personalized and custom educational opportunities.
Originally founded by abolitionist members of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka College holds the unique distinction of being the first college in Illinois and only the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis. The College, which is located on nearly 70 wooded acres in central Illinois, is the smallest of only 24 colleges and universities to ever award a bachelor’s degree to a future President of the United States.