Chairman's Update 4-20-2014

April 20, 2014

I hope you have had a great Easter and your day has been blessed.

Watch our calendar and send event announcements to media@ClarkRepublicans.com –especially when you see opportunities for our candidates.

LINCOLN DAY DINNER SUCCESS--Great speakers, wonderful turnout and $43,000 raised! 

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Excellent work everyone!  We had a great evening and we raised over $43,000!  Thank you to everyone who made it possible!  Combined with last year's Dinner, PCO matching funds and the Christmas party we have raised over $110,000 during the past 14 months!  Thank you so much to our volunteers, sponsors & PCOs!

 

DID YOU MISS THE EVENT?  CVTV HAS MADE IT POSSIBLE TO WATCH THE PRESENTATIONS.
We have not divided the recording into individual speeches yet, but here is the link to the entire 2-1/4 hours: http://old.cityofvancouver.us/cvtv/cvtvarchive2/Election_Programming/2014_Events/Lincoln_Day_Dinner_4-12-14.mp4

If you want to watch individual presentations skip ahead to the times listed below:
0-18:00 Welcome & preliminaries
17:40-31:55 Introduction of the emcee, State Representative Cary Condotta, and Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler’s speech
31:55-45:48 WA State Representative Matt Shea
45:48-1:00:00 WA State Representative Elizabeth Scott
1:00:00-1:16:00 WA State Representative David Taylor
1:16:00-2:16:07 Peter Schiff

THANK YOU LDD VOLUNTEER TEAM!
I think this year’s volunteer team might have been the largest ever.  Vicki Caldwell-Kraft, CCGOP Secretary and chairman of the event, reports that there were around 50 volunteers!  Good work, team!  You made it look easy (just kidding, it looked like a lot of work—thanks).  The program booklets were in full color and all the decorations were top notch.  The room was absolutely beautiful and the room was packed!

A BIG THANK YOU FROM THE PROCUREMENT TEAM!
To everyone who contributed to the success of the event by donating auction items, the LDD team thanks you sincerely. Your gifts were phenomenal.  The silent auction was beautiful, the live auction items were fantastic and the raffle was well stocked!  Pictures will be posted on our facebook site.

THANK YOU LINCOLN DAY DINNER SPONSORS!
Make an effort to support the people who supported us.  Please become a customer and promoter: We benefit when our supporters prosper: 

JB Homes

Creekside Painting

US Digital

Dewils

Erik Runyan Jewelers

Global Security

Legacy Restoration

Republican Liberty Caucus of Clark County


 

Upcoming Events

SCOTT WEBER FUNDRAISING RECEPTION April 24th 5pm-7pm
You are invited to a Fundraising Reception, to Re-Elect Clark County Clerk Scott Weber, at the home of State Representative Liz Pike; 26300 NE Third Street, Camas, WA 98607. Please RSVP to FriendsofScottWeber@gmail.com or by phone (360) 607-9813

PATHWAY TO SELF GOVERNANCE LEVEL 1 April 26th9am-5pm
This is a level one class in a series of five classes, all designed to teach the basics of how government functions, the history of the US Constitution, and how to be a responsible and informed citizen. Details

PORT OF VANCOUVER PUBLIC TOUR April 30th 11:30am-1:00pm
The Port of Vancouver has been drawing large crowds at their meetings due to energy transportation issues.  If you wish to become more knowledgeable about the port and the jobs the port represents please consider taking one of these Port of Vancouver Tours.

LYNDA WILSON DISTRICT 17--UNO DE MAYO FIESTA! May 1st 5:00pm
Join Lynda Wilson, 17th District Representative Candidate, for a Fiesta at Who Song & Larry's.  They'll be chippin, dippin and margarita sippin!  Click here for the details!

REP. LIZ PIKE FIRST FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE RECEPTION May 2nd 5pm-7pm
In conjunction with Downtown Camas’ First Friday event, Representative Pike will be holding a “First Friday Open House Reception” at her new district office in downtown Camas. Light refreshments will be served. 307 N.E. Birch Street, Suite 203 Camas, WA

YOUTH LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE--May 3rd & 4th
This is a tremendous opportunity to equip our young people.  The Leadership Institute from Virginia is coming to our area for this one, very intense, event--May 3rd & 4th.  Please get your high school and college-age people registered now. Details

COFFEE WITH THE CCGOP BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sunday May 4th 1pm-3pm
The first weekend of each month the general public is invited for casual conversation with your board members. On May 4th, 1pm to 3pm we will be at Billygan's Roadhouse 13200 Northeast Highway 99, Vancouver, WA.  Have a cup of coffee, snack or lunch.  We will move our coffee meetings around the county and alternate between Sundays and Saturdays. 

PETER VAN NORTWICK CAMPAIGN KICK OFF May 8th 6pm-7:30pm
If you support Cost Effective Government in Clark County, show us by coming to our campaign kick off to reelect Peter Van Nortwick for county assessor. All are welcome. Suggested Donation $20/Person.  Details

DISTRICT 18 TOWN HALL May 10th Senator Ann Rivers & Representative Liz Pike -- 2 times and locations.
10am-12pm Ridgefield Fire Department, Station 21 911 N 65th Avenue Ridgefield, WA and
2pm-4pm Camas Police Department, 2100 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Camas, WA, United States


Opportunities 

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SEEK APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
The Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill two seats on the Clark County Board of Equalization.  This is an effective way for you to serve the community.  Here's the notice for details.

OPEN BOARD POSITIONS
Now that LDD is behind us we will work diligently to fill the new board positions we announced recently.  If you would like to serve on the Clark County Republican Board of Directors maybe one of these positions is for you.  Or if you don’t want the lead position, maybe there are certain responsibilities listed that you would like to perform.

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ELECTION YEAR.
This is the year where every Congressional Representative, every WA State Representative and nearly every Clark County elected position is up for election.  Our candidates will need support as they cannot possibly meet all the voters in their district, although I’m sure they’ll try.  Please look for opportunities to introduce them, contribute financially to their campaigns and volunteer.

Contact me any time if I can help you support our candidates,

Kenny Smith, Chairman
Clark County Republican Party


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