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Judge-Jeanine-Rips-Mitt-Romney-For-Disgusting-Attacks-On-Trump: “You Awoke a Sleeping Giant” – “There’s an insurrection coming. Mitt Romney just confirmed it. We’ve watched governors, the National Review, conservative leaders, establishment and party operatives trash Donald Trump. But Mitt Romney will always be remembered as the one who put us over the edge and awoke a sleeping giant, the Silent Majority, the American people.”
Visitation For Former Rep Laura Knaperek will be held between 6-8pm,Tues., March 8, at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ. Funeral services are at 10 am., Wed., March 9, preceded by a visitation at 8:30 am, at the LDS Lakeshore Ward, 6001 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, AZ. See more http://www.bunkerfuneral.com/obituaries/laura-knaperek/#sthash.TtPKNizN.dpuf
The Heroes to Hometowns ‘Salute a Soldier’ 5K run or 1-mile walk, honoring wounded veterans, is scheduled at 8:30 am., Sat., March 12 At Freestone Park, 1034 E Juniper Road., Gilbert AZ. $40 for 5Krun, $30 military rate for 5K or $25 for walk. Contact Kathy Pearce at 480-330-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Rev Franklin Graham will lead a prayer rally on the Arizona House of Rep Lawn at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W Washington, Phx at noon, Fri., March 18 as part of his Decision America Tour. "America is at a crossroads, and I believe we should take every opportunity to stand up for the things of God and His Word."
Congressman Paul Gosar’s www.gosar.house.gov. traveling throughout CD4 next week to discuss issues including border security & illegal immigration, western land issues, the federal budget, fixing the healthcare system, protecting water resources and gun right at:
· March 7, 9 am, Coffee with the Congressman at Makai's Café, 1425 McCulloch Blvd.,Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403.
· March 7, 3:30 pm., Bullhead City Rotary Club & Kiwanis Club, 1251 AZ-95, Bullhead City, AZ 86429.
· March 8, 6 pm., Town Hall Meeting, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Room, 1015 Fair St., Prescott, AZ 86305.
The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature “Islamic Terrorism and the 2016 Presidential Elections at 6:30 pm., Tues., March 8 in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. The public is invited. Speaker Dr. Carl Goldberg address the political ideology of Islam, the threat of terrorism and the Presidential candidates understanding of the threat and much more. Goldberg is the head of the Arizona chapter of ACT! for America, a citizen action network founded by Brigitte Gabriel, www.ActforAmerica.org. LD17 Senator Steve Yarbrough will give an update on current legislation. Contact: Mike Tennant, 480-802-0178 www.slgop.org or http://www.slgop.org/
Al and Kathleen Winn will host a Meet & Greet for US Sen Candidate Dr Kelli Ward between 6-8:30 pm at the Winn household, 3803 E Flossmoor, Mesa, AZ 85202. Appetizers and light refreshments. $25 donation. RSVP : 602-315-3141 email@example.com
Americans for Prosperity is hosting a "Dessert at the Capitol," a day for activists to meet their legislators, on the third floor lobby of the Arizona Capitol’s Senate Building between 11 am-2p m, Wed., March 16. If interested in going to lunch afterwoods RSVP HERE
AAARC Chairman Rev Clyde Bowen: The AAARC waves bye bye to Ben Carson. We will miss your dignity, wit, & graciousness. RUN BEN RUN....away from the "junk" jokes and lowness of discourse. We run with you. We ask, when did Vulgarity become a Pillar of our Party??
Scottsdale City Council Candidate Virginia Korte: As you probably know, my family has deep roots in Southern Scottsdale – for most of 30 years we operated a Chevrolet dealership on the corner of Scottsdale and McDowell Roads. I have taken a special interest in helping revitalize the area and am proud of the progress being made -- including the springing up of new businesses and the sprucing up of older neighborhoods. The restoration of Southern Scottsdale has been remarkable.
It is an ongoing process. So I want to express my appreciation to those who are investing in improving the area. Thank you for all that you are doing.
· Recently, the first pop-up art gallery on McDowell Road was created by Jeff Berghoff. Jeff had already done a spectacular job of re-purposing the old Scottsdale Nissan car dealership into his landscaping business, Berghoff Design Group. Now he has taken what was once the showroom of the former dealership and converted it into a 5,000 square-foot gallery.
· Southern Scottsdale resident Dana Close is working to increase the community’s awareness of how volunteers can help Coronado High School students excel.
· In addition, the Scottsdale Firefighters Association is a principal sponsor of Coronado’s Jobs For Arizona’s Graduates program in which 40 students are being taught special skills of how to become workforce-ready. Several weeks ago, Business United for Scottsdale Schools (BUSS) held its “Business & Education Partnership Breakfast” at SkySong. BUSS is a new organization committed to building a bond between our business and education communities.
· I urge everyone who is contributing to the revitalization of Southern Scottsdale to keep up the good work. I am proud to be a part of their efforts.
Former LD2 Chairman Don Woolley: As the tributes come in, let me offer Patti and mine, to you and the country: On this Sunday, March 6th, 2016, we are honored by and thank and salute one of our Greatest Presidents, and his wife. President Reagan and Nancy Reagan remind us when we were proud to be Americans, we were proud of America, and we were safe and protected. Michele Obama may have never been proud of her country, but most sensible and patriotic Americans were, and very much so. Michele and her husband have done tremendous harm to America at home and abroad, but we take pride in fighting him at every turn. That is what President Reagan and Nancy would have wanted us to do. And soon, Obama will go away a failed President, and we will have someone in the White House who again understands what it means to "defend the Constitution of the United States," and to not subvert it. The anger of the US is on full display right now, because establishment Republicans did not fight, and actually assisted in funding a failed Obama agenda, even though they had the purse strings in their hands to stop much of it. Obama played the race card, then Republicans were terrified to be labeled, at the cost of the United States prestige and its economy, even with the Senate and House in their hands. And to this day, they do not get it, and want to now subvert the will of the voters who are speaking loud and clear. God will surely bless President Reagan and Nancy, and today they are together again, in the hands of the Lord. We thank God every day that he was our President, and we are heartbroken that we have lost them both.
Yesterday morning AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham offered prayers to the family of First Lady Nancy Reagan after learning of her passing today. “Nancy Reagan was a such an incredible and positive influence on all of us, and we will always remember her and President Reagan for being tremendous leaders within our party and for our entire nation, as well as the world,” said Graham. “Our prayers today go out for her family, as we fondly remember her and her family’s legacy."
Congresswoman Martha McSally: “Nancy Reagan was a transformative First Lady who changed the country through her advocacy and example. She led efforts to combat drug abuse and was a faithful wing woman to President Reagan and vital to all he accomplished as president. She served as a model of love and devotion to us all as she supported him through his battle with Alzheimer's and became a voice for families throughout the country coping with this disease. Her death marks the end of an historic era for our country. My prayers go out to her family and all who mourn her passing.”
Governor Pete Wilson who serves on the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation issued the following statement today: "Ronald Reagan rescued America from domestic stagflation and "malaise." He freed the captive nations of eastern Europe from brutal Soviet oppression. He rescued the world from the threat of mutually assured nuclear destruction. All he did and his confident belief in America was sustained and deepened by the love and strength of Nancy Reagan's belief in him every day of their lives together. They were deeply in love and visibly totally devoted to each other. The petite and fragile woman on the President’s arm gave strength to his arm and great strength to his purpose. For those of us blessed to live in Ronald Reagan’s America, it was a land of peace, prosperity, and above all, of the precious freedom he safeguarded by insisting on American strength and making clear his resolve to use it if required to combat evil. For the model of goodness and wisdom his exceptional leadership gave us, we are immeasurably indebted to him---and to his loving, devoted Nancy, his unflagging supporter in their life together and tireless guardian of his legacy to the end of hers."
LD21 Senator Debbie Lesko: I am very pleased that my pension reform legislation, SB1428, passed out of the legislature, was signed by the governor, and will be on the May 17th ballot! After one year of negotiations with fire fighter and law enforcement associations, conservative organizations, Republican and Democratic legislators, cities, counties, and the governor’s office we got it done! This reform will help sustain the retirement system for our fire fighters and police and save taxpayers over $1.5 billion. I ask that you vote yes on Prop 124 on May 17th. SB1241, my legislation to prohibit photo radar cameras on state highways, passed out of the Senate and the House Transportation Committee. There are only two cameras left on state highways. One on Grand Ave. placed there by the City of El Mirage and the other on Hwy 260 east of Payson placed there by the Town of Star Valley. I believe the legislature, not the cities, should determine if photo radar belongs on state highways. If you support this legislation, please let all the Republican House members know since the bill is moving to the House floor next. Thank you. Please feel free to contact me anytime at DLesko@azleg.gov or 602-926-5413. I love my job and I’d love to hear from you.
Registration Is Now Open For Our First-Ever AZ Game And Fish Dept Wildlife And Outdoor Recreation Summer Camp for children between the ages of 8-14. Camps will be held from 8 am-3:15 pm., June 13-16 and June 20-23 at the Department's Hirsch Conservation Area at the Avery Shooting Facility in north Phoenix. Each session will include hands-on science experiments, fishing, kayaking, archery, air rifles, wildlife encounters and more. Co-sponsored by Wildlife for Tomorrow. Registration is $150 per session per child. Too register: Summer Camp website.
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Clearing out your closet? Downsizing your house? Kids heading off to college? Want to get organized? Whatever your reason might be, if you have too much stuff, consider donating it to the Tempe Republican Women's Spring Garage Sale. To schedule merchandise pickup from your house, call 480.306.2545 or email President Jessica Merrow. Items can also be dropped off beginning March 18 at 2009 E Caroline Ln, Tempe. The garage sales are scheduled from 7 am-6 pm., Fri., March 25 and from 7 am-2 pm., Sat., March 26.
An AZGOP Bylaws Training Session is offered between 9 am-12:30 pm., Sat., March at AZGOP HQ in Phoenix. Hosted by Joe Abate, Counsel to the AZGOP, the training session will provide mechanics for putting together GOP Bylaws under the instruction of Mike Peck. A light Continental breakfast will be offered. Contact Compliance Director Timothy Lee at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 518-5860. If you are interested in Training for GOP Treasurer’s, let Lee know at email@example.com
US Sen candidate Clair Van Steenwyk is asking for volunteers to help get petitions signatures for him to get on the ballot. Contact: Ron Gosselin 602-740-4165 or firstname.lastname@example.org, www.vanussenate.com
Arizona Game and Fish has added two workshops to its professional development calendar this year. Both workshops are free and open to all types of educators.
· Sat., April 23 - "Reading and Writing about the Environment" offers practical techniques and ideas to integrate literacy concepts into science instruction, with an emphasis on wildlife. Register http://tiny.cc/azgfdliteracy.
· Sat., May 7 Partnering with Arizona Project Wet for "Aquatic Communities: Macroinvertebrates, Fish and their Environments." Take a close look at the Verde River key aspects of the habitat, such as water quality and macroinvertebrates, while also learning about invasive and native species. Also fly-fishing and apply their understanding of the ecosystem. Location: Dead Horse Ranch State Park. Registration: http://tiny.cc/aquaticworkshop.
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.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 7 at 3375 E Shea Blvd, Phx hear from Capt. Russ Wittenburg, who has announced his candidacy to challenge Congressman David Schweikwert and to discuss former presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s insertion into the Presidential primary. Contact: Chairman Ron Ludders 602.677.1496
The Lincoln Republican Women will meet at 6 pm., Mon., March 7 at the New McCormick/”Millennium” Resort Scottsdale-McCormick Ranch, 7401 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ. 5:30 pm – meet & greet. 6 pm mtg. 6:20 dinner. 7 pm program. Spouses welcome. Everyone is asked to wear green. Speaker: AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham will address what women can do to help win the 2016 elections. $35 per person. Reservations required. RSVP deadline Thurs., Feb 25. RSVP to Pat Kaufman at480-368-2777 or email@example.com or send check to LRW, 7436 E Tuckey Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85250.
Pima County D4 Candidate Marla Closen will be at the Triple Play Restaurant, 1570 W. Duval Mine Road, (Exit 69 on I19), Green Valley, AZ 85614 at 6 pm., Tues., March 8. The event is hosted by the Sahuarita Tea Party Patriots, Patti & Don Woolley, Sue Mayes and Herman Barnett. One free glass of Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Dinner can be purchased. You can also order from the menu. Closen signs and campaign literature will be available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com
West Valley Republicans (Wickenburg/Tonopah to Gila Bend to Tolleson areas) are invited to a meeting on ”The ABCs of Prop 123” starting at 6:30 pm., Tues, March 8 at Youngker High School, 3000 S Apache in Buckeye. Gates open at 5:45pm. Chris Thomas, lead attorney from the AZ School Boards Association, will discuss the funding issue, lawsuit, court hearings, and settlement. Deputy State Treasurer Mark Swenson will discuss state land trust, constitutionality, fiduciary responsibility, investments, balance, what 123 does to it, etc. Following will be a Q&A. This event is hosted by the Buckeye Elementary School District, Buckeye Union High School District, and Southwest Valley Friends of Public Education. Senior Buckeye School Board member Richard Hopkins will serve as the master of ceremonies. Hopkins is a LD4 House candidate. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Paul Gosar is hosting a Town Hall meeting at 6 pm., Tues., March 8 in the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Room, 1015 Fair St., Prescott. Contact: www.gosasr.house.gov or 380-882-2897
The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature a presentation on “Islamic Terrorism and the 2016 Elections: If the GOP Does Not Protect Us, Nobody Will” by Dr Carl Goldberg, at 6:30 pm., March 8 in the Arizona Rm at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S Sun Lakes., Blvd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. Contact: Chr Mike Tennant 480-802-0178.
Maricopa County Republican Chairman Tyler Bowyer has announced that the Maricopa County MCRC Executive Guidance Committee (MCRC EGC) meeting has been moved Wed., March 9 at AZGOP headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., in Phoenix. The April ETC meeting has been moved to Wed., April 13.
Congressman Trent Franks is hosting a “Coffee with the Congressman mini town hall” between 8:30-10 am, Wed., March 9 in the lower level conference room at 7121 W Bell Road #200, Glendale, AZ. Franks will give a brief update on current events in Washington and will open the meeting to questions. RSVP required due to limited space. RSVP to 623.776.7911 or Shari Farrington, field rep at Shari.Farrington@mail.house.gov
Congressman Paul Gosar is hosting a Congress, Cops & Coffee at 8 am., Wed., March 9 at Cuppers Coffee, 226 S Cortez St., Prescott. Contact: www.gosasr.house.gov or 380-882-2897.
Congressman Paul Gosar will host a Budget Town Hall at 6 pm., Wed., March 9 at the Messinger’s Funeral Home, 901 S Westerly Road, Payson. Open to the public. Contact 480-882-2697.
Arizona Corporation Commission Candidate Frank Riggs will address the 6:30 pm., Wed., March 9 Freedom Fires Live meeting at Burke Basic School, 131 E Southern Ave., Mesa. Riggs is a former US Congressman and former AZGOP gubernatorial candidate. $2 per person (Under 18 free)
Congressman Matt Salmon and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D) will co-host a Veterans Resource Clinic between 3-7 pm., Wed., March 9 at Wilkes University, 245 W 2nd St., Mesa, AZ 85201 to help veterans and their families apply for VA benefits, check their VA claim status, and access resources and services provided by community partners. The VA Medical Center and Regional Office will have staff on-site to provide immediate assistance with VA claims and health care issues. In addition, veterans will be able to attend a resume workshop and speak with potential employers. More than 30 non-profit organizations that provide resources and services to veterans and their families will be present. Contact: 602-956-2285.
The Arizona Cattle Grower’s Association and the New Mexico Cattle Grower’s Association and the community of Animas, NM will be conducting a “Calling Washington Home” public meeting at 6 pm., Thurs., March 10 at the Animas High School Auditorium, 1 Panther Blvd, Animas, NM to discuss citizen concerns regarding their safety and security on the US/MX border. Contact: Erica Valdez 575-202-9547 email@example.com
The Northwest Conservatives Candidates Forum starts at 6 pm., Thurs., March 10 at Oro Valley Library featuring candidates Ally Miller - Pima County Board of Supervisors Dist. 1, Al Melvin - Corporation Commission, Mark Finchem- LD 11, Vince Leach- LD 11 and Vince Roberts- Justice of the Peace Precinct 10.
The Apache County Republican Committee will host US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward at 6 pm., Thurs., March 10 at the Trailriders Restaurant, 140 N Main Eager, AZ. Contact: Carolyn Leff at 1-928-230-0633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
US Senate Candidate Dr Kelli Ward will appear at a “Lunch Meet & Greet” in Show Low at noon, Thurs., March 10 at the Cattlemen’s Steak House, 1231 E Duce of Clubs, Show Low. Contact: Carolyn Leff at 1-928-230-0633 or email@example.com
The Yavapai County Republican Committee is hosting a “Meet your LD1 House Candidates” incumbent Noel Campbell and challenger David Stringer between 5-7 pm., Fri., March 11 at the Jersey Lilly Saloon, 116 S Montezuma St., Prescott. Raffle, food, fund. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Matt Salmon will conduct a Town Hall at 10 am., Fri., March 11 in the Multi-Purpose Rm of the Chandler Traditional Academy, 1405 W Lake Dr., Chandler. “From Chandler to Washington, I want to make sure your voice is heard in your federal government. Please take this opportunity to join members of our community and share your thoughts on the path of our state and nation, Salmon said. RSVP to (480) 699-8239.
The Oro Valley Republican Women's Club 40th Anniversary Luncheon will be celebrated Fri., March 11 at the Oro Valley Country Club, 300 Greenock Dr., Oro Valley, AZ. 85737 featuring US Senate Candidate Dr Kelli Ward, who is challenging incumbent Sen John McCain in the Aug 23 Arizona Primary election. US Senate candidate Clair Van Steenwyk has announced that he will also be in attendance. RSVP requested by 1 pm., Tues., March 8 to Nancy Newman: 520-297-3401 email@example.com “A reservation made is a reservation paid" if not canceled before the RSVP deadline.
The NW Chapter of Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) will meet at 9:15 am., Sat., March 12 at the Maricopa County NW Facility, 12975 W Bell Road, Phoenix, to hear State Treasurer Jeff DeWit address Prop 123. If passed by the voters on May 17, 2016, Prop 123 will divert money from the State Trust Land to Education. Doors open by 8:45. Guests are welcome. Contact: Chr Lyle Tuttle firstname.lastname@example.org
The Heroes to Hometowns ‘Salute a Soldier’ 5K run or 1-mile walk, honoring wounded veterans, is scheduled at 8:30 am., Sat., March 12 At Freestone Park, 1034 E Juniper Road., Gilbert AZ. $40 for 5Krun, $30 military rate for 5K or $25 for walk. Register by Dec 31 for reduced rates. Code SAS20 or MIL10 for $10 off registration fee. Contact Kathy Pearce at email@example.com or 480-330-1632.
The Paradise Republican Women will meet at 11 am., Sat., March 12 with Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell at Gainey Golf Club, 7600 E Gainey Club Drive, Scottsdale. 10:30 am. social, noon luncheon. $30 per person. Tickets or contact Barb McMullen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pinal County Republican Committee will meet at 10 am., Sat., March 12 in the Administration Building of the Florence High School, 1000 Main St. in Florence. This meeting starts our Candidate Forums with Republican candidates for Superintendent of Schools for Pinal County and candidates for Arizona Corporation Commission. All are welcome. Contact: PCRC Chr Irene Littleton, email@example.com 520-840-4064.
The AZGOP Bylaws Training Session, hosted by Counsel Joe Abate and presented by Mike Peck, is scheduled between 9 am-12:30 pm., Sat., March 12 at AZGOP HQ, 3501 N 24th St., in Phoenix. A light Continental breakfast will be offered. Contact Compliance Office Timothy Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 518-5860.
The Highway 69 Republicans will meet at 6 pm., Mon., March 14 in the rear dining room at the Puerta Vallarta Restaurant, 11901 E. Hwy 69, Dewey AZ, 86327 to hear US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward address her challenge to incumbent Sen. John McCain. 5 pm social hour. http://www.highway69republicans.com RSVP to June 899-3150.
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