October 7, 2015
I look forward to seeing you Saturday morning, when we welcome Rev. Corey Brooks to HQ for our regular monthly meeting. Doors open 8:30 a.m.; be here by 8:45 to be eligible for the on-time-attendance prize. And do bring friends to hear this dynamic speaker discuss his efforts to bring the Republican story to Chicago's black voters.
Saturday will also be a good time for you to sign petitions for your favorite candidates -- and to take a sheet or two to help the candidates get enough signatures to appear on the March GOP primary ballot. They cannot get there without our help! Please do your part.
Our women's club had a fine turnout last Sunday to hear an inspiring speech by State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton, ably introduced by our own State Rep. David Harris. Jeanne illustrated from her own life the opportunity and importance of standing up as individual citizens to make life better for our families, for our neighbors, for America's future. The ladies and their guests were honored that State Comptroller Leslie Munger participated and led the assemblage in the Pledge of Allegiance to our Flag. Several candidates attended, and I'm sure we'll be seeing some of them at Saturday's meeting as well. Congratulations to club president Lisa Smith and ways & means chairman Mari Otto on a fine event.