Saturday, March 18, 2017

3-18-17 Briefs

Republican Briefs

Editor Frosty Taylor      Web Master John Strasser

Noon Today Is The Deadline for entering the White House East Egg Roll lottery: The White House Easter Egg Roll is a timeless White House tradition, dating back to 1878 and the presidency of President Rutherford B. Hayes. President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are honored to continue the traditions of the past, while weaving new traditions into the fabric of our Nation’s history. The 139th White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on April 17, 2017, on the South Lawn of the White House. It will be a fun-filled day for the whole family, with live entertainment, and the traditional rolling of the Easter eggs! March 18th, is the last day to enter the lottery for your chance to attend. Visit now to enter the lottery. Entering the lottery is free of charge, and winners will be notified via email on Friday, March 31, 2017. Lottery closes at noon today EST.Enter the lottery now for your chance to attend the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll.

Penny Nichols Pew: Rep. Paul Gosar office received many concerned calls from our veterans asking why the new President's photo wasn't up yet in VA facilities. We made a call to the White House and sent an email asking why President Donald J. Trump portrait wasn't hanging in our VA Centers, today while at Phoenix VA. I was happy to see that they are now up!!!

Charlie Ellis, CEO of Operation Enduring Gratitude, is trying to raise 24K to help with veterans who have returned from service. OEG will meet at 4 pm., March 21 at K O’Donnells, 14859 N. Northsight Blvd in Scottsdale. OEG builds houses and helps vets get back on their feet.  contact CEO Charlie Ellis Info@OperationEnduringGratitude.Org  or Carolyn Leff at 480-586-0430.

The Annual Arizona PTA Day at the Capitol is scheduled from 8:30 am-2 pm, March 22 in the Capitol Rose Garden. RSVP here

Something To Think About: Some farsighted readers cautioned that giving your email to those holding tele-town halls just gives them easy access to you for their future campaign fundraising requests and campaign literature.


  1. Female, full time student and an Arizona resident
  2. Registered Republican for two years, or if applicant is 18 years old she may substitute current evidence of her parents Republican registrations for a minimum of two years.
  3. Majoring in Political Science, Business, Education or Economics fields
  4. Minimum of 3.0 GPA and involvement in leadership activities on or off campus.
  5. Deadline for filing is April 28, 2017

The Laura Bush Scholarship was established by the Arizona Federation of Republican Women (AzFRW) to honor former First Lady Laura Bush's work in the area of literacy and educational reform. The Laura Bush Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding young Republican woman attending an Arizona university or college to provide financial assistance for her educational pursuits as well as to promote involvement in Republican political activity. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded each year. Previous LB Scholarship recipients may not reapply. Laura Bush Scholarship Application

A Gentle Reminder: Each precinct needs to elect a Precinct Captain and provide the Captain’s name and contact information to the Legislative District Chairman. It the precinct doesn’t select a Captain by March 30, the LD Chair will assign captains. A precinct captain should reside within the precinct they represent.

Mobilization of Conservatives (MOC) in Prescott is planning a counter demonstration to support  President Donald Trump between 1-2 pm., Tues., March 21 at 122 N Cortez Street (Bulleri Bid). This is a counter demonstration  to the “Resist Trump Tuesdays” which is Anti Trump. Please bring your pro America and Pro Trump gear and signs. Our Facebook page is Mobilization of Conservatives. Contact: Myrna Lieberman at

The Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party meets at 6:30 pm., the 3rd Tues., at theFountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center, 16000 E Palisades Blvd. (Palisades Blvd. & Golden Eagle Blvd.). This month's meeting will feature Adrian Fontes, Maricopa County Recorder, who oversees elections.  In recent years, there has been much concern about ballot harvesting and out-of-date voter registration rolls. Fontes will explain his plans for the office with ample opportunity for Q&A.   Admission is free but donations to help offset expenses are welcome and appreciated. Contact: Richard Rutkowski  or

The Ahwatukee Republican Women will meet at 7 pm., Wed., March 22 at the Mountain View Lutheran Church, 11002 S 48th St. in Phoenix with a speaker from the Americans for Prosperity. Networking opens at 6:30 pm. Contact: President Cindy Casaus 602.300.4185. Casaus is also the 2nd VC of the Arizona Federation of Republican Women.

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The Leisure World Republican Club, will meet at 7 pm., Mon, March 20 in the Ballroom at 908 S Power Road in Mesa. Nathan Duell with Heritage Action For America and Ed Martinez with the Arizona Citizen's Defense League will address the group. Greg Safsten with Representative Andy Biggs will be on hand for a congressional update. They plan a 50/50 drawing and will serve free refreshments! Contact: Diane Andersen, 480 395-5515

The Sun City West Republican Club will meet at 8:30 am., Sat, April 1 in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation, 14465 R. H. Johnson Blvd. Coffee and donuts are available before the meeting starts. A $2 donation is requested to help defray the room rental. Dr. Carl Goldberg who will speak on "What non-Muslims need to know about Islam as ideology and why". After 9/11, Dr. Goldberg became seriously interested in Islam because the hijacker-murderers were religious Muslims who quoted the Koran. He read the Koran from cover to cover, followed by many other books and articles about Islam in order to understand what motivated the Muslim terrorists. Goldberg has made it his patriotic duty to help educate our fellow citizens about the doctrines of Islam, which are having such an enormous negative impact on our world in general, and on our country in particular. All Republicans in SCW, Sun City, Surprise and all surrounding communities are invited to attend our very informative meetings. Contact: Jean Goncalves, Publicity, 623-214-8010.

Congressman Jeff Flake will conduct at 6:10 am, Wed., March 22 phone call to discuss the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia's seat on the United States Supreme Court. Next week Flake will join the Senate Judiciary Committee in holding a series of hearings to advance Judge Gorsuch's nomination. If you would like to participate on the call, click here and submit a current phone number. For information please click here.

Pima County Republicans will host a town hall with Rep Todd Clodfelter at 10 am., Sat., March 18 at the Kirk Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Road (NE corner Bear Canyon/Tanque Verde Roads.

Sheriff David Clark, Stephen Moore and James T Harris will be featured during the Fri., March 24 and Sat., March 25 Freedom Expo at Lowes Ventana Canyon, 7000 N Resort Drive in Tucson. More Info...

Americans for Prosperity could use some volunteers between 10 am and 1 pm., Sat., March 18 to help with calls urging citizens to contact their congressional delegationrequesting “full repeal and full replacement” of ObamaCare. Volunteers should go to the AFP Phoenix Field Office, 3835 North 32nd Street, Suite 7 Phoenix, AZ  85018  to help with the phone bank.    email me (Leslie White) for phonebank options in other parts of AZ. Snacks and beverages will be provided, and PeiWei lunch will be served at 1:30pm for all dialers. Contact: AFP-Arizona Grassroots Director Leslie White, at or (480) 290-2286.

Sen Jeff Flake is bringing some heavy hitters for his kick off for re-election. Former President George W Bush is among the headliners for the April 11 fundraiser at the home of Barbara and Craig Barrett. Don Brandt, Don Budinger, Jim Click, Eric Crown, Jon Kyl, Francis Najafi and Robert Sarver are among the movers and shakers listed as co-chairs and host committee members. Photo Ops - $10,000. Co-chairs and host committeemen who give $50,000 and $25,000 can attend a dinner with former President Bush.

The Fountain Hills Republican’s Election Victory Celebration Breakfast is scheduled for Sat., March 18 in the FH Community Center.  Mike Broomhead, KFYI radio personality, will be the speaker for this catered breakfast. The Fountain Hills "Republican of the Year" Awardee will be named. A number of elected officials are expected to be present.  9 am – program. Doors open at 8:30am. Admission is $22 for members (with reservations paid in advance) and $25 for non-members and members without reservations. Children under 12 are free with paid adult, reservations required for children. Reservations can be made by sending a check made out to Fountain Hills Republican Club to P.O. Box 17814 or by e-mailing the Club's treasurer at Location: Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268. Contact: Sec. Boe James or

Nohl Rosen, Recall Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone organizer, can be reached at 480-980-8541 or A twitter page and a web site are also being planned. The Facebook page is currently the main place to get up to date info.

Volunteers Are Needed to work the Colorado River Tea Party booth during the April 4-9 Yuma County Fair. Contact: Secretary, Cora Lee Schingnitz

Americans for Prosperity’s Grassroots Leadership Academy starts April 13, according to Field Director Leslie White. The training program meets once a week for six weeks:

· 4/13/17 - Session 1: Making the Case for Economic Freedom

  • 4/20/17 - Session 2: A Brief History of Grassroots Activism & How the Left Operates
  • 4/27/17 - Session 3: Building Communities
  • 5/04/17 - Session 4: Sharing Freedom by Telling Your Story
  • 5/09/17 - Session 5: Persuasive Messaging
  • 5/18/17 - Session 6: Data, Technology, and Freedom

In order to be considered a certified activist, you must attend all six courses and must contribute six volunteer hours during the span of the 6-week program. Each session will last between 2-3 hours and dinner will be provided by GLA. The GLS has sole discretion in determining whether to accept any application to its training programs. registration Contact White at or 480-290-2286.

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The Maricopa County Republican’s Lincoln and Precinct Committeeman Recognition Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am, May 13 at Mountain Shadow Resort Center, 5445 E Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley AZ 85253 – featuring Gov Doug Ducey and AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines. PC tickets - $55. Non-PC tickets - $75. Table of 10- $750.Cash bar. Tickets online: or make checks payable to MCRC and mail to 7949 E Chama Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Contact: 480-473-1881.

Arrowhead Republican Women are sponsoring a Victory Celebration Picnic between noon and 4 pm., Sat., April 29 in Beardsley Park in Sun City West. $10 per person. All attendees must pay. County, state and national political officers will speak. Candidates running for office are invited to bring their own tables and chairs for set up. Vendors will be present. Raffle baskets available, worth more than $100 each.  The door prize is a summer golf membership at Briarwood Country Club, 20800 136th Ave., in Sun City West. No advance tickets. No reservations required. All Republicans welcome. Contact Jan Martinson 623-546-3753.

The Fountain Hills Republican Club is offering two $500 scholarships; one to a Fountain Hills Senior – the other to any adult resident of Fountain Hills or Fort McDowell.   Scholarship may be used for any college or university or trade school.  Application forms are available at the Fountain Hills High School Counselor’s office, the FH Community Center, the Chamber of Commerce, the Fountain Hills branch Library, Dr. William Myrh’s office at Fort McDowell and at Republican Club meetings.  Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2017. For further information contact Board member Edith Stock at

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for adoption of 100 desert tortoise that will soon be awaking from their winter slumber. There is no charge to adopt a tortoise. The desert tortoises up for adoption are a wide range of ages and sizes. AZGFD is accepting applications for those willing to provide a special home. Adoption application packets and general information can be found at Adopters need to have a securely enclosed yard or separate enclosure in their yard, free from potential hazards such as a dog, fire pit or unfenced pool. The enclosed area must include an appropriate shelter for the tortoise to escape Arizona’s extreme summer and winter temperatures. All of the desert tortoises eligible for adoption will be given health checkups before going to their new homes. Tortoises are only available for adoption to residents living within the species’ native range, which includes the Phoenix, Bullhead City, Kingman, Prescott, Lake Havasu, Tucson and Yuma areas.

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Call The White House 202-456-1111 Comments. Switchboard: 202-456-1414. Contact Senate or Representatives Let them know how you feel. Hold their feet to the fire. They wanted these positions so badly, hold them accountable. Arizona delegation phone numbers:

Senator John McCain (R- AZ)



Senator Jeff Flake (R- AZ)



Rep Tom O’Halleran (D1)



Rep Martha McSally (R2)



Rep Raul M. Grijalva (D3)



Rep Paul A. Gosar (R4)



Rep Andy Biggs (R5)



Rep David Schweikert (R6)



Rep Reuben Gallego (D7)



Rep Trent Franks (R8)



Rep Kyrsten Sinema (D9)





The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) West Chapter will meet at 8:30 am, Sat. March 18 at Culver's at 5127 N 99th Ave, Glendale, AZ. 85305 to hear Nathan Duell, who is the Southwest Regional Coordinator with the Heritage Action for America, the grassroots sister organization to the Heritage Foundation. Duell’s topic will be on " How to hold Congress Accountable" especially now with the roll out of the American Health Care or like some are calling it Obama Care Light. Also bring your appetite Culver's has a five dollar menu just for this group. Contact: President Cirilo “Cid” DeLaFuente (623)312-7054.

Arrowhead Republican Women & Central Republican Women of Phoenix invite you and your Republican friends to their joint 11:30 am., Sat., March 18 luncheon with well-known Tucson radio talk show host James T Harris at The Briarwood Country Club. $20 per person payable at the door. Contact: Lezlee Alexander at 602-354-5224.

The Fountain Hills Republican Club Election Victory Celebration Breakfast is scheduled at 9 am., Sat., March 18 in the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Drive in Fountain Hills with KFYI radio personality Mike Broomhead. Admission is $22 for members (with reservations paid in advance. 425 for non-members and members without reservations. Children under 12 are free with paid adult, but advance reservations are required. A number of elected officials are expected to be present.  The FH “Republican of the Year” award is presented at the breakfast. RSVP to or send check to Fountain Hills Republican Club to P.O. Box 17814. Contact: contact Secretary Boe James at or visit

LD30 Mtg Date Changed: The LD30 Precinct Committeeman training, original scheduled for March 11, has been reset for March 18 due to the AZ Executive Committee meeting in Yuma. For update training meeting information contact Timothy Schwartz

The Arizona Game and Fish Dept is offering boating safety course between 9 am-4 pm, Sat., March 18 at the Apex Arms Facility - Green Building, 2176 McCulloch Blvd. N. Suite 8, in Lake Havasu City and at AZGFD Headquarters, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix’. Register and click “Boating Safety Education.”

The Alex Meluskey Show airs on Saturdays (March 18 and 25) at 6 am on 1130AM, at 4 pm on 1100AM KRNX and at 9 pm on 960AM KKNT. Contact:


The Yavapai County Republicans meet at 5:30 pm., in the Yavapai GOP headquarters, in Prescott. YAV HQ, E 112A Union St., Prescott.

Pima LDs 3 and 4 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 am, Mon, March 29 at the Kettle Restaurant, 748 W Starr Pass Blvd in Tucson. Meeting at 9 am.

LD22 PC's will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 20 at Westbrook Village Association Recreation Center, 18825 N Country Club Parkway in Peoria. Doors open at 5:30 PM for social interaction, registration and dinner. Dinner participants are asked to bring food items that compliment lasagna. $5 donations will be accepted to help offset room rental. Attendees are reminded to sign in. Speakers include MCRC Chairman Chris Herring and AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines. Contact Secretary Claudia Burr 480-371-7409 or


The Surprise Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., March 21 in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation,14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. to discuss Common Core and American’s education al system with Dr. Robert Michael. Anyone in Surprise, SCW, Sun City or all surrounding communities are invited to attend. Contact: Jean Goncalves, Publicity 623-214-8010


LD4 will meet at 6:30 pm., March 22 at the Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S Estrella Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ 85338.

The Coconino County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner will feature Gov Doug Ducey are it’s keynote speaker. Tickets are available at for the 5:30 pm; March 22 banquet at the Little America Hotel, 2515 E Butler Ave., Flagstaff. Single Tickets - $60 each single tickets - $60 each. table for 8- $450 here - $450. Also payable by personal check to CCRC, 2532 N 4th St., #118, Flagstaff, AZ 86004 – include name and phone. Raffles include a silent auction item from the Staveley's of Canyoneers for a Grand Canyon white water river trip for two for 6 nights and 7 days! You must be present to win. Contact Chairman Jeff Oravits at or 928-606-1028.


National Recognized Sheriff David Clarke, financial expert Stephen Moore and Tucson radio talk show hosts James T Harris will be featured during the March 24 and 25 Freedom Expo at Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N Resort Drive in Tucson. More Info...

The Tempe Republican Women need volunteers to help with their 7 am, March 24 and 25 garage sale at 2009 E Caroline Lane in Tempe. Sale items can be dropped off at that address starting March 15. The also need help with set up at 5 pm., Thur., March 23 and takedown at noon, Sat., March 25. Sign up at I can help out!


The Alex Meluskey Show airs on Sat, March 25 at 6 am on 1130AM, at 4 pm on 1100AM KRNX and at 9 pm on 960AM KKNT. Contact:

LD2 And The Green Valley Republican Club will host the Fiesta Sahuarita between 2-8 pm., Sat., March 25 at Anamax Park, 17501 S Camino De Las Quintas in Sahuarita AZ.

The Arizona Game and Fish Dept Outdoor Expo, presented by Shikar Safari Club International will be held on Sat, March 25, and Sun, March 26, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility (I-17 and Hwy 74) in North Phoenix. The Expo has grown from 1,000 attendees in 2004 to a record of 41,100 people last year. The free event offers 150 vendors, live wildlife exhibits, kayaking, hiking, kids fishing tanks, target archery, firearms safety, try out different firearms in a safe, controlled environment on the shooting range, talks on wilderness survival, raptors, reptiles, dove hunting, cowboy mounted shooting competition at the Royce W Anderson Family Arena, rock crawler demonstrations, boat and off-highway vehicle exhibits, food and beverage concessions. Admission and parking are free, ATMs will be on-site. Details:


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