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Friday – Dec 4, 2015
· Forests-Ready-For Christmas-Tree-Cutting-Season Permits no longer available at chain of sporting good stores, must be purchased at forest service ranger stations.
· Volunteers Are Needed At 10 Am., Sat., Dec 5 to gather petitions signatures for Kelli Ward, Christine Accuro and other area Republican candidates at the Southeast Regional Library, 775 N Greenfield Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85234.
· A Big ‘Thank You’ To Webmaster John Strasser for beating off the cyber gremlins and unscrambling site formatting this morning. 5 and 6 am readers found the Briefs archives listed above the newsletter, instead of down the left hand side where it belongs. Sorry for the inconvenience folks. – Editor Frosty Taylor
· Donald Trump Is Once Again Alone At The Top of the Republican field, according to the latest CNN/ORC Poll, with 36% of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents behind him, while his nearest competitor, Ted Cruz, trails by 20 points. CNN.com
· Does Anyone Remember a few short months ago when the AZGOP was less than welcoming to Trumps appearance in Phoenix? It seems the Republican National Committee and the establishment don’t want Trump on the ticket in 2016 but grassroots is leaning in his favor. The next few months are going to be an interesting ride.
· The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) Christmas Party And State Membership Meeting is scheduled at 9 am., Sat., Dec 5 at the Devonshire Community Center, 2802 E Devonshire Ave, Phoenix 85016. Social time 8:30 am. Bring baked items ready to sell. Also asking for cash donations for "Operation Enduring Gratitude” – an organization that helps veterans build such things as a wheelchair ramp or gift cards for groceries or home repairs. AZRA members will also establish a plan for the January 2016 Maricopa County and AZGOP state meetings, as well as the next legislative session. The State Executive Board meets at the close of the membership meeting. Contact: Chairman Thayer Verschoor firstname.lastname@example.org
· AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham, the executive board and elected officers have invited the Maricopa County Republican precinct committeemen, their family and friends to a free pancake breakfast at GOP headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. between 8:30-11:30 am, Sat. Dec 5. No RSVP required.
· Will Maricopa County Republican Chairman Tyler Bowyer attend AZGOP Robert Graham’s pancake breakfast for Maricopa County precinct committeemen Saturday morning? Bowyer reportedly wasn’t even notified of the AZGOP social gathering for his Maricopa County PCs before it was publicized. How’s that for friendly relations???
· Word Has It That AZGOP head shed occupants Chairman Robert Graham and sidekick Chad Heywood aren’t pleased that word leaked to Briefs about their behind the scenes committee to sabotage the grassroots “Anyone but John McCain” resolution slated for consideration at the Jan 23 AZGOP mandatory meeting in Phoenix. A similar resolution has been submitted for consideration for the Jan 16 Maricopa County GOP mandatory meeting.
· Graham And Heywood probably weren’t even around, nor would remember, that Briefs originated over a decade ago because a group of former LD4 power players -- Lyle Tuttle, Keith Morrow, Jan Martinson, Jane Schutte, Dan Nichols, Robert Burges and a host of others -- were less than happy with the lack of open communications from AZGOP headquarters, except when the GOP establishment folks wanted boots on the ground to get their favorite candidates elected. – Editor Frosty Taylor
· Maricopa County Grassroots PCs wishing to help co-sponsor the “Anyone But John McCain” resolution that has been submitted to the MCRC Resolutions Committee for consideration during the Jan 16, 2016 Maricopa County Republican Mandatory meeting -- should email email@example.com ASAP with their name, precinct, and email address, to receive a copy of the proposed MCRC resolution for review before making a commitment. Well over 100 MCRC PCs co-sponsor have signed on. More PCs are stepping forward as they become aware of it. See full story 11-30-15-briefs
· The Western Pinal County Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly will meet at 6:30 PM on Mon, Dec 14 (doors open at 6pm). This meeting will be held at a new location, 408 N. Sacaton St. Ste. II, Casa Grande, AZ. The building is on the southeast corner of W Florence Blvd. and N Sacaton St. Speaker: David Gowan, Congressional Candidate for Arizona's CD1. Contact: Jason Hayes - Secretary, Western Pinal County Chapter Arizona Republican Assembly 202-394-7202 firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
· CD1 Candidate And Speaker Of The House David Gowan was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2009. He resides in Sierra Vista in Legislative District 14, which encompasses all of Cochise County, all of Greenlee County, most of Graham County, and the Eastside of Pima County. Prior to serving as the Speaker of the House, Gowan served as the House Majority Leader for two years and Chairman of the House Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee. Since first being elected, David has been involved in turning a $3 Billion deficit into a surplus, passing the Arizona Jobs Bill to attract new employers/jobs, and refilling the Rainy Day Fund that Governor Napolitano drained. His priorities always focus on limiting government and promoting individual responsibility. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona, holding a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies. He has been married to his wife Jessica for 19 years, and they have two sons. Originally hailing from Northern California, they have lived in Southeastern Arizona since 1993.
· Tom Morrissey, Immediate Past Chairman AZ GOP: Sheriff Joe has taken a True Grit stand when he said that those of us who carry weapons have the ability to be a factor against a terrorist or other mass-shooter. As a retired law enforcement officer I applaud the Sheriff for having the guts to say this. Of course, those on the other side of the issue, who claim to speak for most law enforcement officers take the opposing view. They claim that having us invoke our second amendment rights could cause "collateral damage" and chaos if we were to take action against such a shooter. Take it from me, they are not speaking for most law enforcement because most of those that I know think along the lines of Sheriff Arpaio.Why should we not resist this compulsion of "those who know better than we" to turn us into a nation of sheep? We did not come to be the greatest country in the history of mankind by acting like a bunch of pansies, cowering before our enemies. A Japanese admiral was asked at the end of World War II why they didn't invade the US after Pearl Harbor. His answer was, "because we knew that everyone in America had guns." Need more be said?
· Former Arizona Attorney General Bob Corbin: Thanks Frosty for the article about our office. We sure had a great group of people and I sure miss them. See 12-3-15-briefs regarding the 1990 passage of the Victims Rights bill in Arizona.
· AZGOP Compliance Officer Timothy Lee: I have been saying this since the day the Earthquake and Tsunami hit Japan in 2011. All that poisonous gas floated over the West Coast and western Deserts and settled into the dust. Then, we have had that dust blowing every which way in huge Haboob’s every Summer since the 2011 Nuclear accident in Japan. What have we already been exposed to through the dust and ground waters? See radiation-from japan-nuclear-disaster-spreads-off-us-shores
· The Chips N Salsa Show http://www.chipsnsalsashow.com/ is on every Friday night at 8 pm. on KFNX www.1100KFNX.com or use your TUNE IN app. Call in 602-277-KFNX (5369) to join the conversation. To sponsor a show contact Martin Gonzalez at MartyG@chipsnSalsaShow.com
· AZ Heroes to Hometowns is honoring wounded heroes via a “Salute A Soldier 5K Run or 1 Mile Walk” scheduled to start at 8:30 am., Sat., March 12. Packet pick up at 7:30 am. at Freestone Park, 1045 E Juniper Rd, Gilbert, AZ (At the corner of Lindsay and Juniper Roads between Guadalupe and Elliot Roads). Entry fees: $40 for 5K RUN; $30 Military rate for 5K or $25 for 1 MILE WALK. Register at http://www.active.com/gilbert-az/running/salute-a-soldier-5k-run-1-mile-walk-2016 by Dec 31st and save 50% on the 5K by using code SAS20 OR Military Members/Veterans use code MIL10 for $10 off your registration or visit our website www.AZHeroestoHometowns.org Contact: Kathy Pearce 480-330-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: AZ Heroes to Hometowns P. O. BOX 31646, Mesa, AZ. 85275
· Congressman Paul A. Gosar after the House passed the Conference Report for H.R. 22: Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015 which included the Congressman’s Intermountain West Corridor Development Act, H.R. 1612: “Arizonans throughout the state should be proud that the U.S. southwestern region continues to be one of the fastest growing areas for economic development in the entire country. However, this rapid growth of industry requires an updated infrastructure system to accommodate the increasing volume of transportation. For this reason, I have continued to lead the charge on I-11. Extending I-11 and allowing it to become the main transportation corridor in the West will be an economic boon for our communities, creating jobs, allowing for an easier flow of goods and services and authorizing the construction of much needed infrastructure. America has some significant transportation challenges. Getting I-11 built is just commonsense and the associated economic benefits will help future Arizona generations indefinitely.” House Passes Gosar Bill to Expand I-11
· A Free Christmas Concert is scheduled at 7 pm, Sun., Dec 13 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints LDS Stake Center, 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway in Prescott Valley.
· Obama Looks To Use Executive Power To Close Run Loophole AZ Sen John McCain votes with Dems on background checks.
· Congressman Paul A. Gosar introduced H.R. 4177, the Stop Foreign Donations Affecting Our Elections Act, a bill that closes certain loopholes in order to prevent the campaign donations of foreign nationals from influencing American elections, a practice which has been banned since 1966. See full story gosar-introduces-bipartisan-bill-end-foreign-donations-influencing-us-elections
· The Surprise Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., Dec 15 to take a straw poll on presidential candidates and discuss current issues in the Grand Canyon Room at the Sun City West Foundation Plaza, 14465 W R H Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, AZ 85375. Contact: John Madeira email@example.com
· The Palo Verde Republican Women’s Christmas Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 pm., Dec.16 at the Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale. Speaker: Lin Sue Cooney, anchor of Channel 12 news for 30 years, and a contributor to “Raising Arizona Kids” magazine. She currently works as the Director of Community Engagement at Hospice of the Valley and has published a book, “Off Camera: A Collection of Essays About Children and Families.” Proceeds from her book signing go to Hospice of the Valley. Social 11:00, Program/Lunch 11:30, lunch is $26 cash or check, $27 by credit card. Contact Edith Stock for reservations, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 480-298-7818.
· Maricopa County Community College District Chancellor Rusfus Glasper has resigned to head up the League for Innovation in the Community College, a Chandler-based non-profit with a membership of 800 colleges. Glasper was with the MCCCD for nearly 30 years and recently signed a new three year contract.
· Former Arizona Teenage Republican (TARS) leader Lilia Dashevsky announced this week that she was running for a Member at Large seat on the Maricopa County Republican Committee’s Executive Guidance Committee (MCRC EGC). Get acquainted with Dashevsky at lilydashevsky.wix.com or teenage-prodigy-connects-with-the-madness-of-politics Contact: (602) 918-3411 email@example.com
· Yavapai County Republican Party Activist and Prescott businessman David Stringer has announced his candidate for LD1 AZ House of Representatives. Stringer has owned and operated the Comfort Inn on White Spar Road in Prescott since 2004, and he has been active in local civic and political affairs as a Republican Precinct Committeeman and State Committeeman for the Yavapai County Republican Party. He currently serves as co-chairman of the Yavapai County Republican Party Finance Committee.
Stringer promised to protect the taxpayers and families of the district, provide an effective voice for a district that largely consists of Yavapai County and the Anthem community in Maricopa County, defend the Arizona and U.S. Constitutions, and work to enhance Arizona¹s economy, with special emphasis on rural counties. His legislative priorities include increased employment, fighting illegal immigration, expanded school choice, state pension reform, improved transportation infrastructure, and a balanced approach to economic development that protects rural Arizona¹s lands and quality of life. “With the sheer number of Maricopa County legislators already in the Arizona Legislature, districts like ours need Representatives who can work together to be effective in terms of generating real results.” said Stringer.
Stringer earned his reputation as a taxpayer advocate when, as General Counsel for the Citizen¹s Tax Committee, he helped spearhead the campaign that defeated the 2013 PUSD school bond and budget override. He also founded the Yavapai County Tax Committee, helped organize the campaign to defeat the jail district sales tax in 2014, and served as the public spokesman for the campaign opposing higher city sales taxes to fund the state¹s troubled public safety pension system.
Stringer also pointed out that while he had successfully defeated untimely measures, he also supported a recent PUSD budget override that was responsible and good for local education. Contact: Communications Director Matthew Perry at (928) 830-6115.
· More About LD1 House Candidate David Stringer: Stringer is a member of the Arizona Bar Association, the Yavapai County Bar Association, the Goldwater Institute, and the Federalist Society. He resides in the Historic District of downtown Prescott. He is the former President of the Prescott Area Lodging Association and has served on the Mayor¹s Tourism Advisory Committee. He was a founding Board Member of the Prescott Area Women¹s Shelter and has served on the Board of Yavapai Big Brothers and Big Sisters. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Sharlot Hall Museum and Prescott Historical Society. For the past two years he has served as a Commissioner on the Prescott Planning and Zoning Commission.
He is a graduate of George Washington University and the University of Baltimore School of Law. He is also currently enrolled in a graduate program at ASU, working to earn a Masters Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.
The campaign team consists of Campaign Manager Sharon Walter, Treasurer John Stevens and Matthew Perry as Communications Director (928) 830-6115 .
· Congressman Paul A. Gosar spearheading a bipartisan letter signed by 43 members of Congress seeking to ensure adequate resources for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) in the fiscal year 2016 funding bill (Omnibus): Rep. Gosar Leads Bipartisan Effort to Give Rural Law Enforcement Resources to Jail Illegal Immigrants Convicted of Crimes
· Reservations Deadline Is Dec 7 For The Arrowhead Republican Women Holiday Luncheon/Bling Bingo scheduled at 11:30 am, Sat., Dec12 at Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West Check-in at 10:45am. Reservation required through firstname.lastname@example.org or http://arrowheadr/luncheons. $25 payable by cash or check at the door, includes a bingo card . ARW is open to registered Republican women - Republican men may join as associate members.
· US Senate Candidate Clair Van Steenwyk will be speaking at the 7 pm., Mon, Dec 7 LD1 meeting at 34835 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Contact: Scheduler Ron Gosselin email@example.com or 602-740-4165
· Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon, Trent Franks, Ruben Gallego, Raúl Grijalva , Ann Kirkpatrick, Martha McSally), David Schweikert and Kyrsten Sinema today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to get answers as to why the U.S. Forest Service has not followed up on plans to consult with Arizonans on a successful management plan for the Salt River Horses. They wrote: “Our government is a government by, of, and for the people. When the Forest Service decided to round up a valuable local resource, the people’s outcry forced it to halt its plans and promise to consult with our constituents. Sadly, it appears the Forest Service is treating this consultation as a token effort, as no new management plan has been introduced. As we quickly approach the deadline for action, we want to reiterate our calls for the Forest Service to consult with the people directly affected by their actions before implementing any plan.” Background: In August, the Arizona congressional delegation wrote to Secretary Vilsack to urge consultation with constituents before a misguided effort to round up the Salt River Horses. The Forest Service subsequently announced plans to halt the round-up for 120 days and consult with stakeholders. With the delay’s deadline approaching, the consultations have yielded no fruit.
· The Arizona Republican Lawyers Association will meet Dec 17 for a legislative year review with Senate President Andy Biggs. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Details tba.
· LD24 will meet Dec 17 to elect a new chairman. Details tba. Timothy Lee is the only announced candidate for the position.
· Sheron Jones, Chapter President Of The Gold Star Mothers in Tucson is asking for donations to place wreaths on the graves of all veterans on at 10 am, Dec 12 at the Evergreen Cemetery on Oracle Road, 3015 N. Oracle Rd. Wreaths are $15 each. Sen Kelli Ward will be the Ceremony speaker . Contact: email@example.com or 520-390-1704.
· The Arizona Game and Fish Department swapped approximately 800 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this past summer. During the popular events, the public can swap old, less-effective life jackets for new ones. The department began the life jacket exchange program in 2008 to help save lives and to encourage watercraft users to remain safe on the water. “Wearing a life jacket is the most effective way to prevent against drowning,” said Josh Hoffman, AZGFD Boating Safety Education Program coordinator. “However, after a few years in Arizona’s hot dry climate, a life jacket’s effectiveness is drastically reduced. That’s why it’s important to replace your life jacket every three to five years to make sure it will not fail when you need it most.”
· “President Barack Obama said his decision to send more U.S. special forces to combat Islamic State in Iraq is not an indication that the United States is headed for another invasion like the one in 2003 that locked it in a long, violent conflict. Obama has said his strategy to fight the militant group in Iraq and Syria does not include U.S. ground combat troops, but this week, the Pentagon announced it would send a new force of special operations troops. "When I said no boots on the ground, I think the American people understood generally that we're not going to do an Iraq-style invasion of Iraq or Syria with battalions that are moving across the desert," he said in an interview with CBS that aired on Thursday. "But what I've been very clear about is that we are going to systematically squeeze and ultimately destroy ISIL and that requires us having a military component to that," Obama added, using a common acronym for the militants. The interview was taped on Wednesday.” Read more
· ATTN Republicans: Go to the Arizona Secretary of State Website www.azsos.gov/equal to sign candidate petitions for the 2016 ballots and contribute $5 to clean elections candidates. Candidates can get one-half of their signatures and $5 contributions via the website. This saves candidates a lot of time and shoe leather.
· Secretary of State Michele Reagan has announced that filing paperwork for candidates who have filed for the Presidential Preference Election, scheduled for March 22, 2016, is available online, and will be updated regularly as candidates file: azsos.gov/elections/voting-election/
Candidates for the PPE have until December 14 to file. In order to file as a presidential candidate, the candidate must have 500 valid signatures from qualified electors or qualified for the ballot in two other states with primary elections. Contact: Kim Crawford, Communications Manager 602-542-2228 firstname.lastname@example.org
· If You Don't See Merry Christmas In The Window... Just Walk Right By That Door Cute repeat of a Christmas song.
· Heros to Hometowns “Pajama and Toy Drive” for wounded veterans and their families is underway. Contact CEO Kathy Pearce at email@example.com or 480-330-1632 for a list of needs. AZ Heroes to Hometowns charity link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/80-0658257 Drop of locations for donations are:
ü AZ Heroes to Hometowns - 40 W. Brown Rd. Ste. 105, Mesa AZ 85201 (by appointment call 480.330.1632)
ü Office of the Arizona State Treasurer: 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix AZ 85007
ü Frashers Smokehouse - 3222 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix AZ 85018 (11am to 8pm)
ü Pinal County Supervisor - 33622 N. Mountain Vista Blvd., San Tan Valley, AZ (by appointment 520.866.6211)
ü Stella Cook - 10600 W. Griswold Rd., Peoria AZ 85345.
· The Arizona Project’s Annual Christmas/Hanukkah Party will start at 6 pm., Mon., Dec 7 at 3375 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028. The pot luck party will include a visit from Santa at 6:30pm - bring the kids and grand kids. Contact Beth Jamison for what side dish to bring 602-882-6601. Contact: Chr Ron Ludders at 602-677-1496.
· “How To Bag A Rino” Free Training Sessions/book signing will be conducted via a tour throughout Dec. 8-16 featuring authors Gray Delaney and Zach Werell – the whiz kids who brought down Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Arizona training sessions are targeted to “help end the reign of (Sen) John McCain.” Limited space. Reserve tickets early. The architects of that remarkable, against-all-odds victory detail how it was achieved, and why it is a model for similar insurgent GOP campaigns across America, especially Arizona, as grassroots Republicans fight to take back their party, and the country. Contacts to reserve autographed books are Judy Hoelscher firstname.lastname@example.org (Phoenix area) or Karen Schutte email@example.com (Tucson/North AZ) Event Dates and Registration:
ü Tues., Dec 8: 5-9 pm, Scottsdale Plaza Resort - 7200 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85253. Ticket registration: how-to-bag-a-rino-tickets
ü Wed., Dec 9: 6:30 - 8:30 pm, U-Like Buffet - 5101 N Oracle Rd Tucson, AZ. Ticket registration: how-to-bag-a-rino-dec-9-tucson-tickets
ü Thurs, Dec 10: 6-8 pm, Mohave Valley Association of Realtors - 841 Hancock Rd. Bullhead City, AZ 86442. Tickets reservations how-to-bag-a-rino-book-tour-dec-10-bullhead-city
ü Fri, Dec 11: 1-3 pm. Green Valley Library, 601 N La Canada Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614. Ticket reservations: how-to-bag-a-rino-dec-11-green-valley
ü Mon, Dec 14: 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Arizona Project Headquarters - 3375 E. Shea Blvd. #2. Phoenix, AZ 85028. Ticket reservations: how-to-bag-rino-tickets
ü Tues, Dec 15; 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Sabbar Temple Shrine 450 S Tucson Blvd Tucson, Arizona 85716. Ticket reservations: how-to-bag-a-rino-dec-15
ü Wed, Dec 16: 4-6 pm, Kadar Residence, Village of Oak Creek Sedona, Arizona 86351. Ticket reservations how-to-bag-a-rino-book-tour-dec-16
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· Sun City West Republican Club: 8:30 am, Dec 5 in the Sun City West Foundations Building (Quail Room) 14465 R H Johnson Blvd., Sun City West Arizona. Update by Board of Supervisors Clint Hickman. Hickman will also induct the newly elected 2016 officers. The doors open at 8am with coffee and donuts being served. $2 admission to help pay for the cost of the room. Information: call 602-421-8877.
· A Book Signing Is Scheduled For “The Life And Death Of Former Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever – Accident Or Murder”, the recently released “tell-all” on the life of well-liked Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever will held between 1-4 pm., Dec 5 at St. David High School Auditorium, 70 E Patton St., St., David on a newly released book by co-authors William Daniel and Larry Dempster. Another book signing is scheduled between 8-11 am., Dec 12 at Cochise College SierraVista Campus Student Union Building and between 1-3 pm, Dec 12 at “Christmas on Main” The Cowboy Way in Benson. The Hastings Bookstore in Sierra Vista will also conduct a book signing between 13 pm, Dec 19. Contact: 529-586-7700.
· The Pima County Republican Women Silver Tea will meet Sat., Dec 5 at the La Paloma Country Club. 3660 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson, AZ 85718.
· Compact For America Is Planning BBQ in Willcox, AZ on Dec 5, following the conclusion of the ALEC States and Nation Summit in Scottsdale. Speakers: Grover Norquist and Larry Reed who will address the national debt and protecting the Republic. RSVP to Click here to RSVP or to learn more: compactforamerica.org/#!a-republic-we-will-keep/c213c Contact: Nick Dranias, Exec Dir at Nick.Dranias@CompactforAmerica.org 602-228-2582 or seewww.CompactforAmerica.org
· A Republic We Will Keep : 10 am – 5:30 pm, Sat., Dec 5 at the Inde Motorsports Ranch, 9301 W Airport Road, Willcox, AZ 85643. BBQ, private motor speedway, shoot machine guns with a certified, insured range master, and tour a private collection of Cold War fighter jets. RSVP: http://www.compactforamerica.org/ - !a-republic-we-will-keep/c213c Info on Inde Motorsports Ranch go to: http://indemotorsports.com Contact Deborah Molique (480) 986-5678 firstname.lastname@example.org
· The Arizona Convention of States Project is hosting Michael Farris and Rep Bob Thorpe as speakers at the 2-5:30 pm, Dec 5, Liberty Fest at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 6850 E. Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212. Family fun, live music with Chad Freeman and the Redline band, guest performance by Michael Land, vendors, food, drink, bounce house, and a Constitutional atmosphere. “Who Decides?” is the question concerned Arizonians are asking and the AZ COS has the answer. Contact: AZ COS State Director Mike Kapic 775-846-4948 http://amac.us/ conventionofstates.com azconventionofstates.com
· The Tempe Republican Women Christmas Party is at 6:30 pm., Dec 7 at 1550 E Greentree Drive, Tempe. Free for members, $15 for guests and associates(covers the cost of the food) Members RSVP here Guests and Associates RSVP and Pay here Bring a wrapped gift (up to $10 in value) for exchange in the "dirty Santa" game. Contact: President Jessica Merrow email@example.com
· The Grande Valley Republican Women’s are to meet at 5:30 pm., Mon., Dec 7 (check in at 5 pm) at 408 N Sacaton St, Suite 11, just off Florence Blvd and just outside old town Casa Grande. There is parking available to the north and to the south of the building. Dinner $10. RSVP required to Sandy Knapp at412-973-3853 or firstname.lastname@example.org or by Wed., Dec 2. Attendees are asked to bring four items to be sent to our troops or donations for postage.
· Alex Meluskey, Candidate for U.S. Senate - (R-AZ), will speak to LD1 precinct committeemen at 7 pm., Mon., Dec 7 at 34835 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Contact: Comm Dir Joel Andres Frewa www.Meluskey.com (954) 907-3292.
· Arizona Project Christmas Party/Potluck: 6 pm., Dec 7 at 3375 E Shea Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85028. Santa expected at 6:30 pm. Contact: Ronald Ludders, Chairman 602.677.1496
· The Sun Lakes Republicans Christmas Dinner: 6:30 pm., Dec 8 in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes. Chicken dinner provided by club. Bring a salad or side dinner if your last name begins A-M. Bring a desert if between N-Z. Cash bar available. Speaker: AZ Senate candidate Kelli Ward. A toast of gratitude will be given to Sen Steve Yarbrough and Rep JD Mesnard and Jeff Weninger. RSVP to Mike Tennant at 480-802-0178 for preparations purposes. Contact: Tennant or www.slgop.org
· Pima County Republican Club: 11:30 am., Tues., Dec 8 at 450 S Tucson Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716.
· The Huachuca Republican Women: 10:30 am., Tues., Dec 8 at the Pueblo Del Sol Country Club. 2770 St. Andrews Dr, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650.
· LD13 will meet at 7pm., Tues, Dec 8 at the Tuscany Falls Clubhouse Chianti Room, 16262 Clubhouse Drive, Goodyear Arizona with speaker Clint Hickman, District 4 Maricopa Board of Supervisors. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is scheduled for the Jan 12 meeting. Contact: Chairman Wally Campbell email@example.com
· The Northwest Valley Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., Dec 8 with LD21 Sen Debbie Lesko at 10050 W. Bell Road Ste. 50. Informative video to be shown at 5 pm. Contact 602-339-2802.
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