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Jul
22
Tue
GOP Candidate Primer with Frank Pafko
Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 22 @ 9:30 pm

SD63 Republicans is hosting a candidate primer, Tuesday, July 22, on transportation/ roads, given by our SD63 Secretary & “Up & At ‘Em” Transportation Tsar, Frank Pafko.

This candidate primer will be targeted with an extensive Q&A session for candidates to prepare for issues impacting their voters. The workshop will also be helpful for them as they will learn key long-term issues that will apply towards their future candidacy in (eg, Southwest Light Rail, rail vs. buses, etc).

Transportation Candidate Primer
Tuesday, July 22
6:30 pm – 9 pm
Richfield – American Legion
6501 Portland Ave.
Richfield, MN 55423

* 6:15 – 6:30 pm check in (food service available for individual purchase at the American Legion)
* 6:30 – 9 pm, Transportation Primer
* Cost is $25; or FREE if donating $50 towards SD63 Republicans as a PCR contribution (receipts provided upon request at the door).

Visit http://www.sd63.org and click PayPal to prepay, or pay at the door.

http://bit.ly/TYmkev

Contact Steve Darrow, Chair at stevedarrow@hotmail.com or 202-486-4852

Jul
23
Wed
CD5 Executive Committee Meeting
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

CD5 Executive Committee Meeting
(Chair, Deputy Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chairs)

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION:
1405 N Lilac Drive, Golden Valley – along frontage road south of Byerly’s in Golden Valley (Hwy 100 and Golden Valley Rd.)

Schedule:
6:30 -8:00pm CD5 Executive Committee

Social Media and Messaging Training by MNPoliticalNews
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

How to Communicate to the Undecided! Learn social media basics (Facebook, Twitter, terminology, coordinating) – FREE to attend (paid for by MNpoliticalNews)

> RSVP or contact brad@MNPoliTcalNews.com for details

Wed. July 23: 7:00-9:00PM
Minnetonka Community Center
14600 Minnetonka Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Aug
5
Tue
Republican Seniors Meeting
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Republican Seniors of Minnesota is a long-established group of Republicans, aged 50+ that has a luncheon meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month for lively discussion and a featured speaker, followed by a delicious lunch.

It begins at 10:00 a.m. with a ‘business meeting’ and the time to express attendees’ political insights, along with coffee. Discussion of current topics is led by the convener, followed by a guest speaker. At noon a delicious lunch of your choice from a menu ranging in price from $6.00 to $11.00 per person, (including tax and tip) is served. There is a minimum basic charge for members and guests not ordering lunch of $3.00.

This all takes place at POOR RICHARD’S COMMONHOUSE – located at 8301 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN. (just one block south of the intersection of Highways 100 and 494 (adjacent to the Holiday Station at 84th and Normandale Blvd.)

For more information call (952) 828-1943, or email repseniorsmn@gmail.com

Aug
7
Thu
Sheriff Stanek Annual Golf Tournament & BBQ Fundraiser
Aug 7 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm

Two great events… one fantastic day!

Thursday, August 7
Registration: 11:00-11:45am
Shotgun Start: 12:15
5:00 Dinner & Awards

Registration Fee includes box lunch, greens fee, cart rental, and 1 drink ticket. $55 per person, or $220 per foursome.

BBQ Fundraiser from 5-6:30pm. Dinner only: suggested donation of $100 person.

To guarantee your spot at these events, registration and payment must be received by July 23rd
Questions? Call 612-619-2621

http://sheriffstanek.com/upcoming-events/

Prepared & paid by Sheriff Stanek Volunteer Committee, PO Box 15131, Mpls, MN 55415

Come to an Event

Like-minded friends await!

If you have a little time to spare, and it’s your first time attending a CD5 event, we suggest coming to our monthly Happy Hour Social. CD5 leaders (and occasionally area candidates) will be in attendance. It’s a great way to connect in a casual atmosphere.

Whether it’s a large donation or small, every dollar given is greatly appreciated. All donations stay local to help support candidates and outreach efforts. Click here to see how you can support and get a full refund!

How You Can Help:

Local Republican organizations like ours cannot be effective, or even survive, without strong volunteers. We have formed subcommittees to help candidates this year and beyond.

Volunteering should be fun. We want to discover what your natural skills and strengths are, and use this knowledge to place you in a committee that will be the best fit for you. We can’t wait to meet you!

  • Communications

    Ways to help the communications team: write a letter, graphic design, video production, website production & maintenance.

  • IT / Data

    Ways you can help the IT team: assist with data entry / database / management.

  • Outreach

    Ways to help the outreach team: voter contact and identification, communication and education, social events (parades, coffee meets, etc).

  • Campaigns

    Ways you can help the campaign team: walk your neighborhood/area, distribute lawn signs, work with candidate’s campaign team.