September 2, 2015
We'll have candidate petitions and lots of good conversation at our monthly Saturday meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 12. Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin will update us on the summer of contention in Springfield and on the prospects for next year's legislative campaigns. Bring friends, and be here by 8:45 to be eligible for our on-time attendance drawing.
Get your tickets now for the Sept. 13 NW Suburban Republican Family Picnic at Busse Woods, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $15 for the whole family. Plus raffle tickets for a 50/50 cash prize; $5 each or $10 for 3, $25 for 10 or $50 for 25; winner need not be present for the drawing, which occurs at 3 p.m. at the close of the picnic. You can get your tickets at HQ or online at www.goppicnic.com.
Our neighborhood canvass is underway, looking for Republican voters and volunteers ... and now for petition signers for our candidates. If you'd like to help us reach out to voters, please call us at 847/632-1774 or plan to visit with me at the Sept. 12 meeting.
Our Republican Women of Wheeling Township will enjoy a benefit luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 4, at Rolling Green Country Club at 2525 E. Rand (north of Euclid), Arlington Heights. Festivities will begin at noon with a delicious lunch; special guest speaker will be State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton, one of the leading conservatives in the Illinois House.