Kick off the New Year with a Minnesota Legislative Update from House Representative Jerry Hertaus. What issues are on the slate? Join us early for snacks and friendly conversation and stay for the presentation at 7:00pm. Plymouth Library (6-9pm).
What’s the Difference between Dems and Republicans? Enjoy this witty and dynamic presentation by RNC Committee Chairwoman Janet Beihoffer. Join us early for snacks and friendly conversation and stay for the presentation at 7:00pm. Plymouth Library (6-9pm).
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. Location TBD
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Hear a presentation from NAMI about how and why mental illness and depression must be recognized and treated, especially in today's society. Join us early for snacks and conversation and stay for the presentation at 7:00. Location TBD.
GreenStep Cities Program: Learn about MN’s Green Step Program overtaking cities and implementing restrictive energy, water, and residential property initiatives in an effort to make our lives more “green” and “sustainable.” The City of Plymouth is considering jumping on the bandwagon. Hear reasons why we should be concerned. Join us for conversation at 6:00 and hear the presentation at 7:00.
(Location: Minnetonka Community Center)
Movie Nights! Gatherings at the homes of friends and members where good conversation and tasty treats are shared! Members are free. Non-members pay $5. July 11: "Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy" and July 18: "Agenda 2"
Another Movie Night! Gathering at a private home in Minnetonka where good conversation and tasty treats are shared! Members are free. Non-members pay $5. August 15: "A Night of Prager-U Videos"
Aug. 22: "GreenStep City Program Follow-up" Special collaboration with CD3 . Not to be missed-- how to fight! (6:30-8:30 at the Ridgedale Library).
“Our 5 Most Urgent Concerns” will be presented by John Hinderaker, president of the Center of the American Experiment. This is a unique opportunity to hear one of the nation’s leading conservative voices for free, and in our own neighborhood! Bring friends and family! (Robert Rohlf Room of the Ridgedale Library). As always, come as early as 6:00 to enjoy snacks and “safe space” conversation. Free.
"It's Time to Get Active! "Hear a presentation on how to get involved between now and the 2020 election to ensure victory! (Location: Plymouth Library 7:00-9:00pm) Free.
Andy Cilek, executive director of the Minnesota Voters Alliance (MVA), will bring us up-to-date on the MVA lawsuit aimed at forcing Secretary
of State Simon to release public election data needed for investigating the amount of voting by those ineligible.Andy will also describe other MVA
litigation to protect First Amendment rights. (Location: Minnetonka Community Center 7:00-9:00pm) Free.
Our annual Christmas Party for members and friends. This year we'll be celebrating the season at the Roasted Pear in Maple Grove. Stay tuned for details on our dinner party!