Lieutenant governor will speak at Wenatchee Rotary

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Cyrus Habib

Washington Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib will be in Wenatchee later this month to speak a Rotary meeting.

Habib will share his unique life story.

That includes becoming the first Iranian-American to hold statewide office in Washington at age 35.

Habib is a former state representative, and a three-time cancer survivor.

Because of cancer, he lost his sight at age 8 and is fully blind.

He serves as acting governor when Governor Jay Inslee is out of state and is president of the Washington State Senate.

The Sept. 26 meeting begins at noon at the Red Lion is open to the public.