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Branch, County & District Caucuses in 2015

RPW STATE CONVENTION - May 15-17, 2015, LaCrosse, WI

DISTRICT CAUCUSES:
*First District Caucus: Sat. March 21, Registration at 8:30, Caucus at 9:00. at Copper Falls Restaurant, 102 Allen St., Clinton, WI
*Fourth District Caucus:
*Fifth District Caucus: Sun. March 22. Hilton Gardens Hotel at Park Place. The location is right off Hwy 41/45 at Good Hope Road. We will have the brunch followed the our caucus business.
*Sixth District Caucus:

COUNTY CAUCUS:
The official caucus of the Republican Party of Milwaukee County (RPMC) will be on Sat. February 21, 2015.
Registration at 8:00am. Breakfast will be served at 8:30am. The caucus will begin at 9:00am.
Location: Glendale Radisson Hotel, 7065 North Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217
THIS IS A MEMBER EVENT ONLY. Membership renewals must by made no later than Thursday February 12, 2015 to be eligible to vote. New members must join no later than Friday January 23, 2015 to be eligible to vote and attend the meeting.
Caucus agenda includes election of Executive Board officers and members-at-large for 2015 to 2017; adoption of rules, resolutions, constitution changes tabled from last year, vote on delegates/alternates and any other business to come before the caucus.
REGISTER ONLINE FOR COUNTY CAUCUS

If you want to be on the RPMC Exec Board, contact Jay Hintze.

SIX BRANCHES OF THE RPMC:
There is no admission charge for branch caucuses (caucii?), but you must be a current member of the Republican Party of Milwaukee County to participate in your local caucus.
If you want to be on the board of a local branch of the RPMC, contact the current branch chair, and attend your local branch caucus.

1. Milwaukee North: Sam Hagedorn, chair
Tues. January 20, 2015, 7pm at Mama’s on 78th & Burleigh.

2. Milwaukee South: Michael Murphy, chair
Mon. January 19, 2015, 6:30pm, at Joe’s K Ranch, 4840 S. Whitnall Ave., Cudahy, WI 53110

3. Northshore: Avi Zarmi, chair
Wed. January 21, 2015, at the Glendale Radisson Hotel. The Lincoln Dinner starts at 6:00; the caucus will be at the end, probably 7:30 or so.

4. Southwest Suburban: Roseann Dieck, chair, swsrepublicans@hotmail.com
Wed. January 28, 2015, 6:00pm, at Franklin Public Library, 9151 West Loomis Road, Franklin, WI

5. Wauwatosa: Becky Geary, chair
http://wauwatosarepublicans.com
Wed. January 21, 2015, 6:30pm, at the Wauwatosa Fire Department on Underwood.

6. West Allis/West Milwaukee: Ron Rieboldt, chair
Thur. January 29, 2015, 7pm at the RPMC HQ.

RPMC Office Hours

Stop by and meet some smiling Republicans.

Hours this week:
Tuesday, 11am - 5pm
Thursdays, Noon - 4pm

We are at
1488 So. 84th St. (Just south of Greenfield Avenue)
West Allis, WI 53214
The office phone number is 414-771-8611.
Find us on Google Maps.

Republican Women of Greater Milwaukee Coffee Klatch on Sat Jan 10

from 9am-10am at Panera Bread, 7840 W. Layton, Greenfield.

GREAT NEWS! Starting in 2015, we (RWGM) are re-starting our “Coffee Klatches.”

A Coffee Klatch is:
· Casual – don’t dress up! There’s no program, no sign-in sheet, and it’s an opportunity for all of us to chat, meet like-minded friends and talk over what’s going on in our world
· “Dutch Treat” – everyone buys their own coffee/breakfast/whatever they want to eat or drink)
· Scheduled for a Saturday morning in the months that the RWGM doesn’t have General Membership Meetings
· Held at various locations around Milwaukee County (Panera, McDonald’s, if you have a place to suggest please let me know)
· A great opportunity to introduce your friends to Republican Women!

There is no requirement to RSVP — but it’s very helpful if you do so we have enough tables set aside for everyone to sit together).

I hope you’ll make plans to join us – and bring a friend. Here’s an invitation you can forward to them:

Want to RSVP or got a question? Give me a call. I look forward to speaking with you!

Vicky Ostry
President
Republican Women of Greater Milwaukee (RWGM)
(262) 439-9223
http://www.wifrw.org/greater-milwaukee.html

The Inauguration of Governor Scott Walker

http://walkerinaugural.com/

Inaugural Events
The Inauguration of Governor Scott Walker will be an exciting time for supporters and guests as we celebrate Wisconsin’s future! Below you will find details of the events surrounding the Inauguration, but be sure to check back for more information in the coming days as they become available. see more at http://walkerinaugural.com/inaugural-events/

So You’ve Decided To Run For Local Elective Office. Now What?

(Note: This is the first in a series of posts on how to get started on running for local elective office.)

After a lot of thought and plenty of discussions with your spouse, you’re finally taking the plunge and running for elective office. Whether you’re running for Town Council or Congress, it’s a great feeling to finally be able to tell others about this big life decision.

But now what? How do you actually run a campaign?

One approach is to …

Read more by Bijoy Datta at thewinequation.wordpress.com

5 Reasons the $124 Million Streetcar is Bad for Milwaukee

Check out these 5 reasons why the MKE streetcar project does not make sense:

1. Old Train, In Modern World — an old, outdated, industrial streetcar does not fit in with the new and innovative ideas that Milwaukee needs to flourish in the modern world.  A streetcar in Milwaukee does not mix with the hyper-connected, fast paced society of Milwaukee’s future.  Unlike buses, the city will not be able to move the streetcar around at ease and if they do want to change the route in the future, our generation will have to pay the price for new infrastructure.

2. Backwards Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) — …

Read more by at wicollegerepublicans.com

SRWC Luncheon on Thur Dec 18

AT: The Town Club
SPEAKERS:
Matt Walker, president, WI Federation of College Republicans
Johnny Koremenos, Campaign Manager for Attorney General-elect Brad Schimel
AND [New Addition] John Cervini, Vice President, Institutional Advancement for Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center

TOPIC: Young Republicans Making a Difference Today

May Your Spirits Be Bright as we gather to hear two remarkable young Republicans and John Cervini of Hillsdale’s Kirby Center, which is dedicated to the goal of re-establishing the fundamental conditions of freedom: true civic education in our schools and universities; a pride in self-government within society; and an understanding among our elected leaders of enduring constitutional principles.

RSVP by Tues noon, Dec. 16 — Baby green salad, crepes (2 chicken) and Strawberry Schaumtorte, along with festive camaraderie and lots of information. Vegetarians can pre-order a bigger salad (must be pre-ordered - so let us know ahead of time!) Bring your joie de vivre & friends!

Also try to bring some extra cash/checks - we’ll have beautiful holiday wreaths and holiday jewelry for sale

Mail Check to: Elaine Boyce, 3059 South Shore Dr., MKE WI 53207 (414-744-4677) payable to SRWC ($22/member & first-time guest; $27/non-member after 1st visit).

Milw North branch mtg on Tue Dec 16

at 7pm at Mama’s on 78th & Burleigh.

4th Congressional District Christmas Party & Green Bay Packer Game on Sun Dec 14

Republican Party of Wisconsin 4th Congressional District
AND… RPMC North Shore Branch, North Milwaukee Branch, South Milwaukee Branch & West Allis Branch
Cordially invite you to Our Annual Christmas Party
& Green Bay Packer Game

Come watch the Green Bay Packers take on the Buffalo Bills in this Wonderful Christmassy Sports Bar Atmosphere, Reserved Exclusively for our group. Also, you will have a chance to meet and hear from many of our Republican Elected Officials

Milwaukee Athletic Club, (MAC Bar, 1st Floor)
(Corner of Broadway and Mason)
758 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202

11:30 A.M. Until one hour after the Green Bay Packer game
(Note: Should Packer Game time be changed, the Event will start one hour prior to kickoff)

Pizza and Appetizers Will be served

$10.00 Per Person (Includes Pizza, Appetizers and Cash Bar)($15.00 at the door) $5.00 Self Parking, Host $100.00 - Includes Pizza, Appetizers, Valet Parking,

Open Bar and Recognition

To pay by check, make check payable to RPW, 4th Congressional District and mail payment to
Bob Spindell, Chair - 1626 N. Prospect Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202

For further information or reservations please call Bob Spindell at 414-985-5353 or email CD4.Chairman@wisgop.info.

SW Suburban Chili Party on Sun Dec 14

Don and Jenni Lee’s home, 9751 W. Prairie Grass Way, Franklin 53132

After the Packer game. Starting at 4.

Chili and beverages will be provided
Bring an appetizer of dessert to share if you would like

Reply by Thursday, December 11th to Carol Brunner at 414-425-6231 or
carolbrunner AT yahoo.com

The Gods Have Made Them Mad

It used to strike me as impossible for global warming to cause cold weather. Then I realized that I could chill a soft drink in the oven if there were no room left in the refrigerator to bake a cake.

Up until then I did not know that the same cause can have opposite effects. In my unenlightened state, it never occurred to me that carbon dioxide could cause both excessive heat and excessive cold, both drought and flood.

I should have known. After all, we calm hyperactive children with stimulants and cure addiction to drugs with addicting drugs. When the government goes too far in debt, it borrows more money. We achieve diversity through uniformity. We overcome racism with racism. When children don’t learn, we send them to schools that don’t teach. We question authority by believing the authorities.

Read more by Jonathan David Carson at AmericanThinker.com

Milw South branch mtg on Wed Dec 10

Honorable Republicans,
The next RPMC-South Branch meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 6:30pm. As usual, we will be meeting at Joe’s K Ranch in Cudahy.

The first portion of this meeting, will be a business meeting. We need to finalize things before the Branch Caucus in January. The Branch Caucus date has not been set yet. In the second portion of this meeting, we will be honored in having Dr. Kirsten Lombard as our speaker. Dr. Lombard has recently published a new book titled, Common Ground on Common Core: Voices from across the Political Spectrum Expose the Realities of the Common Core State Standards. The book’s forward is written by Former US Congressman Ron Paul. Dr. Lombard will be hosting a lecture and a book signing afterwards. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

*** Due to the Christmas season, we will be having our meeting down in the basement of Joe’s K Ranch, NOT in the back room. I hope to see you ALL in attendance! Please bring your friends!!!

In Liberty,
Michael S. Murphy
Republican Party of Milwaukee County - South Branch Chair

Today I stopped Caring…

Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted.

I stopped caring today because parents refuse to teach their kids right from wrong and blame us when they are caught breaking the law. I stopped caring today because parents tell their little kids to be good or “the police will take you away” embedding a fear from year one. Moms hate us in their schools because we frighten them and remind them of the evil that lurks in the world.

They would rather we stay unseen, but close by if needed, but readily available to “fix their kid.” I stopped caring today because we work to keep our streets safe from mayhem in the form of reckless, drunk, high, or speeding drivers, only to be hated for it, yet hated even more because we didn’t catch the drunk before he killed someone they may know.

Read more by Lt Daniel Furseth, DeForest Wisconsin Police Department at nycfirewire.com

West Allis Branch Mtg on Thur Nov 20

at 7:00 pm
County Party HQ 1488 S. 84th St.

SRWC Luncheon on Thur Nov 20

SPEAKER: Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander
AT: The Town Club, Fox Point
TIME: 11:30 A.M. Social/Sign In | 12:00 P.M. Luncheon

TOPIC: An Introduction to Government Transparency for Voters and Activists

Deanna will present helpful tips on keeping track of what our government is doing. We need vigilance and oversight more than ever! We’ll project what Deanna is talking about so you can see it for yourself. We’ll also show you a couple of can’t miss videos, followed by discussion! We have a lot to be thankful for, including the opportunity to lunch and learn with like-minded friends!!

More details at srwcmilwaukee.com

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