A Republican BBQ Chicken and Steak Tip Dinner will be held at the VFW in Marion on Saturday, September 21 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Numerous guest speakers will be in attendance, including Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz, Rep. Keiko Orral and Rep. Susan Gifford. The event will benefit the Tri-Town Committees of Mattapoisett, Marion and Rochester, as well as VFW Post 2425. Tickets are $30; deadline to purchase is September 14. Contact Matt Nowick in Marion, 508-748-3303; Craig Parker in Rochester, 508-763-5245; and Jane Awad in Mattapoisett, 508-813-6304 for more information.