Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will be in Lubbock today to speak at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

Palin is appearing as part of a fund-raiser for Lubbock Christian School. She is set to speak around 8 p.m. before a sold-out audience of about 1,400, who bought up tickets for the event within hours of her appearance’s being announced in September.She’ll be meeting with people beforehand during a 7 p.m. reception at the Civic Center.  Event producer Andy Hartman said Lubbock Christian School officials chose Palin for the event because of her name recognition and Christian values.

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