Constituting America – Patriotic Summer Fun Auction
Auction Ends: May 20, 2021 10:00 PM EDT

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Lunch with Peter Roff and Cathy Gillespie at Ben's Chili Bowl!

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$500 USD
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$250 USD

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For years, Peter Roff, a member of Constituting America's Leadership Board, has been a regular at Ben's Chili Bowl, a DC tradition! Now, the lucky bidder has a chance to have lunch with Peter Roff and Constituting America Co-President Cathy Gillespie at Ben's! 

More about Peter Roff
Peter Roff is a Newsweek columnist and contributing editor. He wrote thrice-weekly for the U.S. News and World Report Thomas Jefferson Street blog from 2008 to 2019. His work has also appeared in The New York Daily News, The Washington Times, The New York Post, The Daily Caller, Investors Business Daily, The Washington Examiner, Western Journal, and The Hill.

He is syndicated nationally through Cagle and is a commentator and contributor on the One America News Network, appearing weekly on The Daily Ledger program. He can be heard frequently on "The Lars Larson Show" and other national and local radio talk programs.

He's also appeared on "MSNBC," ?Fox News,? ?CBS News Overnight,? ?Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher,? ?The Dennis Miller Show,? ?C-SPAN?s Washington Journal? and on the 90's ABC comedy ?Spin City? playing himself.

As senior political writer for United Press International, he penned the Washington insider ?Capitol Comment? and ?White House Watch? columns, news analyses, and commentary.

He is a former member of the White House Correspondents' Association.

More about Cathy Gillespie
Cathy Gillespie has held numerous positions in government and politics over the past 34 years including congressional chief of staff and member of the Presidents Commission on White House Fellows. Cathy was recently appointed to the United States Semiquincentennial Commission, the commission established by Congress to provide for the observance and commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States.

Cathy serves as co-president of the nonpartisan educational 501 ( c) (3) Constituting America with Founder and Co-Chair Actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure, Friday Night Lights, Cliffhanger) ? and has served in this capacity since Constituting America?s founding in 2010. Constituting America?s mission is to utilize the culture and multi-media outreach such as music, film, internet and social media, to educate, engage and inspire America?s adults and students about the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights.

Cathy is active in a number of charitable organizations, having served on the Board of Visitors of Virginia State University, the board of Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services and the board of Bishop Ireton High School. Cathy is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is married to former Counselor to the President, Ed Gillespie. They live in Fairfax County, near George Washington?s Mt. Vernon and have three children.