Kick off the New Year with a Minnesota Legislative Update from Representative Sarah Anderson. What issues are on the slate? What’s happening with Minnesota IDs? Join us early for appetizers and friendly conversation on favorite hot topics (6:00-7:00) and stay for the presentation and get your questions answered. Minnetonka Community Center, Minnetonka Mills Room (7-9:00pm)
The Minnesota Refugee Resettlement Program has been in the news recently. Debra Anderson, MN State Mentor and Minneapolis Chapter Coordinator of ACT for America, will talk about the program’s impact around the state. Join us early for snacks and friendly conversation on favorite hot topics (6:00-7:00) and stay for the presentation. Plymouth Library (7-9:00pm)
A Day at the Capitol. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the renovated state capital building, watch a legislative session in process, and partake in an exclusive meeting with Republican state lawmakers. RSVPs are required to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost for MNFRW nonmembers: $10.Minnesota State Capitol, (9:15am – 1:00pm)
Pharmaceutical Companies: Friends or Foes?Hear first-hand from a company executive about the industry, public opinion, and government regulation. Learn how a drug comes to market and why drugs cost so much. Join us early for appetizers and friendly conversation on favorite hot topics (6:00-7:00) and stay for the presentation and get your questions answered. Plymouth Library (7-9:00pm)
The State of College Conservatism: Join us for a lively panel discussion with college students and graduates who have experienced the shutting down of free speech and sidelining of alternative voices. If time permits, we’ll showcase a few Prager-U videos designed for this target audience. Join us early for snacks and friendly conversation on favorite hot topics (6:00-7:00) and stay for the presentation. Minnetonka Community Center, Minnetonka Mills Room (7-9:00pm)
How Can We Turn MN Red? Hear RNC Committee Woman Janet Beihoffer give a status update following the state convention earlier this month. We’ll discuss specific ways we can support our candidates in the coming election. (Location TBD 7-9:00pm)
2018 EVENTS Continued
Walk in the Plymouth Parade for Republican candidates Erik Paulsen and Sara Anderson. (10am set-up; finish at 11am).
Support our team or walk for NAMI, the National Alliance of Mental Illness, at 1:00pm at Minnehaha Park. This is the nation's largest grassroots organization helping those mentally ill. Let's help stop gun violence by treating the mental disorder that is the common element in all school and workplace shootings. Financially support our team at http://tinyurl.com/y9mztl53.
Attorney General candidate Doug Wardlow will talk about the duties and responsibilities of the position and explain why he is the best candidate for the job. Join us early for friendly conversation and stay for the presentation at 7:00pm. Plymouth Library (7-9pm)
Support the Troops and our Veterans! Hear a presentation on current military issues from Mike Cummins of MORVets, the MN Organization of Republican Veterans. We'll also collect care package items to send to troops for the holidays. Glen Lake Activity Center, 14350 Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka, (6-9pm)
Children, Schools, and Politics will be the hot topics addressed by Michelle Lenz of the Minnesota Child Protection League. Join us early for friendly conversation and stay for the presentation at 7:00pm. St. Albans Room, Minnetonka Community Center (6-9pm)
Enjoy holiday cheer with members, friends, and guests at our annual Christmas Party. Minnetonka (7-9pm)