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Puget Sound Republican Event Calendar

     The Puget Sound Republican Event Calendar is not maintained or sponsored by Eastside Republican Club, and is not an official communication from any Republican Party organization; it is a volunteer effort by Lois Gustafson and Toby Nixon, based on information submitted by calendar subscribers, and is posted here by permission. The events on the calendar are not necessarily sponsored or endorsed by ERC, but we are providing this archive of the most recent Event Calendar for the benefit of ERC members. If you would like to submit an event to the calendar, or to receive calendar updates by email, contact Lois at lygus@msn.com.

(Last Updated March 2, 2015)


Republican Friends,


If you have an event to list on this e-calendar, please send it to Lois. Include title of event, date, time, street address, cost and contact person. We are happy to list non-political community events that are open to the public and of interest to Republicans.


I’ll be adding campaign information of Washington Organizations for Presidential Candidates. Send the information for listing.


Lois Gustafson  lygus@msn.com




Support our troops fighting ISIS, Taliban, al Qaeda and more

Show your support and appreciation to our troops deployed in the War on Terror by sending a care package or making a tax deductible donation to help send boxes.

With the drawdown in Afghanistan and buildup back in Iraq, the bases the troops are  sent to have few, if any, necessities. They count on care packages to stay clean and to have a snack for lunch.

Contact Lois lygus@msn.com




Focus on the Family Movie

March 3-5: Kent Station has the movie 'DROP BOX' by Focus on the Family. THE DROP BOX tells the story of a pastor in South Korea, who built "a mailbox" for abandoned babies; the forgotten, the disabled, the discarded, and the man who gave everything to protect them.

426 Ramsay Way Kent, Washington 98032   (888)AMC-4FUN

For show times: http://www.showtimes.com/cinemas/amc-kent-station-14-9894/


Know What’s Happening in Olympia


Citizen’s Alliance for Property Rights, property rights bill updates: CAPR.us/LEG


From KCGOP Chair, Lori Sotelo:  To keep up to date on this Legislative cycle, check out the following:

·         Washington Policy Center 

·         Washington Votes 

·         Overview of the Legislative Process 

·         Washington State Legislature 

·         For Kids, Teens and Families 

·         TVW


Veterans: You can sign up here and select ‘C Legislative Update’ to receive weekly email alerts on the status of bills impacting veterans and their families.


Now through April 21:    Olympia 101: Citizen Orientation Training

               Presented by Family Policy Institute of Washington

March Trainings:  Friday, March 6, 1:15pm  Tuesday, March 10, 8:30am   Wednesday, March 18, 1:15pm 

Friday, March 27,  8:30am

Pick a 3-hour session at Capitol Campus, Olympia; from now until April – check for dates at fpiw.org/events/olympia-101/Olympia 101 This is the Family Policy Institute of Washington (FPIW) signature citizen orientation training to inform, equip and mobilize citizens for purposeful, authentic and effective action in support of good public policy in Washington State

Register: http://bit.ly/FPIWOly101Reg 





March 2: 7PM          Seattle Tea Party Patriots Meeting

Phinney Neighborhood Center  Room #5

Contact: Greg gmoonster@comcast.net


March 3: 6PM          The Eastside Republican Club Dinner Meeting

Embassy Suites, here for directions

Dinner 6PM, meeting 6:45PM

Guests: Ramiro Valderrama on KC impact on those living on the shores of Lake Sammamish.

 Rick Forschler, President of the King County chapter of Citizens Alliance for Property Rights   (CAPRon broader property rights issues within King County.

 Scott Roberts, Director of the Freedom Foundations’ Citizen Action Network on threats to

 property rights at the state level.

Cost: $20

RSVP necessary RSVP


March 5: 7PM          Citizen’s Alliance For Property rights Meeting

Issaquah IHOP Restaurant, 1433 NW Sammamish Rd. Issaquah.

Consider coming early for dinner and conversation.


March 5: 7PM          Renton/Kent/Covington   Tea Party Patriots Meeting

Fairwood Country Club, Ballroom entrance 17070 140 Ave SE, Renton WA 98058

6:30-Social & prep  7:00-Meeting

Showing the movie "UNFAIR: Exposing the IRS" & popcorn

Contact:  RKC-TPP@rkctpp.org RKC-TPP@rkctpp.org 


March 11: 6-7:30PM Fundraising Reception for Re-elect Jennifer Robertson

          Bellevue City Council

Home of Charles & Laurie Lyford

RSVP for address rsvp@RobertsonForCouncil.com 


March 12: 11AM     Snohomish County Republican Women's Club Luncheon Meeting

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill and Bar in Everett       

Guest: Joseph Backholm, Executive Director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington,

and President of Family Policy Action.

Doors open 10:45, meeting 11AM, lunch noon

Cost: Optional lunch $13 with RSVP, $15 without RSVP

RSVP: Joyce Damon mizfrogg@comcast.net



March 14:                  CAPR Workshops & Banquet 2015

Respected keynote speaker  William Perry Pendley of Mountain States Legal Foundation

DoubleTree Suites South Center

Daytime workshops,  Water and its many complicated uses, allocations, challenges will be a main topic

Workshops 8AM, Reception/Silent Auction 5:30PM, Dinner 7PM

Visit http://www.capr.us/banquet/banquet.php



March 15: 3-5PM      Puget Sound Conservative Underground Meeting

Shoreline Library.

Guests: Our two attorneys, David Newman and Mark Knapp, gun experts speaking and taking questions  

RSVP: Facebook-Event page - https://www.facebook.com/events/1394574350850243/?source=1 

Dan Michael at dampinwa@gmail.com


March 16: 11:30AM               Bothell/North King Republican Women’s Club

Cordially Invites You to Our First Luncheon Meeting of the year

Preservation Kitchen, 17121 Bothell Way NE Bothell, WA 98011 (located just south of the Yakima Fruit Market)

Cost: $15.00 includes choice of entrée, coffee or tea, tax & room rental (A gratuity for our servers is appreciated)

Guest: Dr. Roger Stark, MD ret, Health Care Policy Analyst at WPC and Author rstark@washingtonpolicy.org       

RSVP  a.s.a.p. to Janette Lemmé, President 206-290-5005  jlemme1@aol.com


March 16: 7PM                  5th District Republican Meeting

Eagle Room, Issaquah Police Station  130 E Sunset Way  Issaquah 98027

contact Wayne at comm@5LDGOP.org    http://www.5LDGOP.org


March 18: Noon-2PM Cascade Republican Women Luncheon Meeting

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Guest: Rick Forschler,  Citizens Alliance for Property Rights

Cost: $5 includes raffle ticket, lunch available for purchase from select menu

Reservations required by Mar 13: Emma – 425-396-5249


March 19: 6:30PM   Evergreen Republican Women’s Dinner Meeting

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill and Bar in Everett

6:30 Social and $16 buffet, 7PM meeting

Guests: Seattle Port Commissioner Bill Bryant, Edmonds Port Commissioner David Preston

RSVP: Georgene 435.232.3092  evergreenrepublicanwomen@yahoo.com 


March 21: 6PM          Pierce County Lincoln Day Dinner

Tacoma La Quinta Inn & Suites

6 pm Registration & No-Host Cocktail Hour  7 pm Program & Dinner

Special Guest Speaker Congressman Dave Reichert

Cost: $60 Advanced Tickets - &75 At The Door

RSVP: www.piercegop.org/lincoln-day   


March 25: 5:30PM    The Right NW Chicks Dinner Meeting

Redmond Family Pancake House Family Pancake House  17621 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA
Guest: Seattle Port Commissioner Bill Bryant

RSVP http://www.meetup.com/Right-Northwest-Chicks

Contact: Halle  halbb@aol.com



March 26: 6PM        47th District's Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

Truitt Building in Auburn (Click here for directions)

6:00 PM (Auction - Beer & Wine Available)
7:00 PM (Dinner - by Longhorn Barbecue)
7:30 PM (Auction Bidding Ends)
7:50 PM (Guest Speaker - Bill Bryant,  POS Port Commissioner)

Cost: $25 per person

RSVP: http://www.kc47gop.org/meetings.html 206.730.7359



March 27: 5PM        Snohomish County Lincoln Day Dinner

       Special guest: Allen West

Xfinity Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave, Everett

Silent Auction: 5-6:30, dinner & program 6:30-9:30

Cost: $75 up

Visit to RSVP: http://www.snocogop.org/ 


March 31: 6:30PM   41st District Republican Meeting

Mercer Island Community and Event Center

Contact: Janet Suppes  janetsuppes@gmail.com




April 20: 7PM          5th District Republican Meeting

Eagle Room, Issaquah Police Station, 130 E Sunset Way  Issaquah 98027

Contact Wayne at comm@5LDGOP.org    http://www.5LDGOP.org


May 15:          Family Policy Institute of Washington's 2015 Annual Dinner

  An Evening with Allen West

Bellevue Hyatt, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue

We will also be giving a special recognition to Barronelle Stutzman owner of Arlene's Flowers.

Cost: $95 general admission & up for special tickets       

Register or information: www.fpiw.org/annual-dinner  425-608-0242


May 18:7PM            5th District Republican Meeting

Eagle Room, Issaquah Police Station, 130 E Sunset Way  Issaquah 98027

Contact: Wayne at comm@5LDGOP.org    http://www.5LDGOP.org


June 12:       USO Northwest Red White Blue Golf Classic

The Golf Club at Newcastle 


2016 Presidential candidate committees in Washington State

Ted Cruz group for Washingtonians: https://www.facebook.com/WashingtoniansForTedCruz



Washington state official website http://access.wa.gov/

Find a state senator or representative   http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/Default.aspx

Contact the Whitehouse 202.456.1414 direct or 202.456.1111 for comments

Congressman Dave Reichert Representative.reichert@mail.house.gov   https://reichert.house.gov/contact-me

         Toll free 1.877.920.9208   Issaquah office 425-677-7414     DC office 202.225.7761 

         Wenatchee Office 200 Palouse St., Ste 201, Wenatchee, WA 98801  Phone 509.342.8772

KC Council Kathy Lambert Kathy@Kathylambert.com   work 206.477.1003

Snohomish County Headquarters 514 State Ave #109, Marysville 360.653.1100


KCGOP HQ www.kcgop.org

WSRP http://www.wsrp.org/


Citizen's Alliance for Property Rights


Amazon Smile will donate to CAPR  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-1322614

King County Citizen's Alliance for Property Rights www.capr.us/king.php

Visit for listing of CAPR organizations http://www.proprights.org/index.php


Other Organizations


The Eastside Transportation Assoc. meets third Wednesday morning www.eastsideta.com

UW College Republicans Every Thursday 6PM, http://collegerepublicans-uw.org/ 

Eastside Republican Club, first Tuesday, Embassy Suites http://www.eastsiderepublicanclub.org/ 


Freedom Foundation http://www.effwa.org/main/page.php

King County Young Republicans http://www.kingcountyyr.org/ or http://youngrepublicans.meetup.com/86/

Evergreen Republican Women's Club Meets Shawn O'Donnell's  Social 6:30, program 7:00.

Optional $15 buffet  RSVP 360-793-9553 or evergreenrepublicanwomen@yahoo.com 

Cascade Rep Women noon, 3rd Wed TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 SE Ridge Street Snoqualmie

Bothell North King Republican Women's Luncheon meetings: 3rd Mondays, 11:30AM,

   Janette Lemm­é, President, 206-290-5005 or email jlemme1@aol.com

 The Right Northwest Chicks meet fourth Wednesday evening at Family Pancake House, Redmond


King County Republican Conservative Club KCRCClub@aol.com

Conservative Enthusiasts www.consenthus.hypermart.net/id5.html

The South Sound Ronald Reagan Republican Club http://www.ronaldreaganclub.net/

Friends of Renton Public Libraries: first Tuesday of month/7:00 PM downtown Renton Library 100 Mill

 Ave or the Renton Highlands Library (every third month)

47th District no host breakfast, first Monday of the month, 8AM Auburn Oddfellas


Tea Party & Patriot Organizations


The Puget Sound Conservative Underground https://www.facebook.com/groups/thePSCU

Issaquah/Sammamish/North Bend Tea Party - Eastside Citizens for Responsible Government   issaquahteaparty@gmail.com   http://www.eastsideteaparty.com

Kitsap Patriots Tea Party  doriscarender@hotmail.com

Renton/Kent/Covington Tea Party Patriots  1st Thursday of month at  Fairwood Country Club,

          17070 -140th Ave  SE, Renton   Maureen Sims 253.334.6762 justmo42@hotmail.com  

Seattle Tea Party Patriots  1st Monday of the month  gmoonster@comcast.net  meyday2@gmail.com

Sound Watch Patriots (Fed Way, Burien, SeaTac, Des Moines) Federalwayteapartypatriots@gmail.com 

South Sound & Bonney Lake Patriots    http://www.southsoundpatriots.com/

Tacoma 9/12 Project     http://www.meetup.com/The-Tacoma-9-12-Project-Meetup-Group/

Shoreline Caucus           http://shorelinecaucus.com/

We Surround Puget Sound 9/12  Provides educational opportunities in Edmonds on Mondays    http://www.meetup.com/WeSurroundPugetSound-912ers/


Military and Veterans sites


Puget Sound Honor Flight sends WWII vets to their DC Memorial  www.pugetsoundhonorflight.org

Free event tickets for active duty military, veterans, spouses & more  http://www.vettix.org/

WA Dept of Veterans Affairs programs for employment and homelessness


King County Veterans Help Center 1.877.904.8387


Help Wounded Warriors www.heartbeatforwarriors.org/

WA Veteran's events: http://www.dva.wa.gov/public_events.html

The Veterans Voice Newsletter online www.dva.wa.gov/publications.html

The National Personnel Records Center - DD-214s online: http://vetrecs.archives.gov

Vietnam Memorial Wall: Find friends and loved ones, listed by state, www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm

Send mail to a Service Member deployed in the War on Terror Lygus@msn.com




First Thursday Seattle Art Walk  first Thursday of every month from noon to 8PM.           http://www.firstthursdayseattle.com/

Bellingham Railway Museum, 1320 Commercial Street, Bellingham WA 98225



If you have a comment or an event to list on this e-calendar, please send it to Lois at lygus@msn.com. Include title of event, date, time, exact location including street address, cost and contact person. We are happy to list non-political community events that are open to the public and of interest to Republicans.

Lois Gustafson, Toby Nixon


(This e-calendar is sent as a courtesy of Lois Gustafson and Toby Nixon. It is not an official communication from any Republican Party organization. Visit www.wsrp.org or www.kcgop.org for more Republican information. You are welcome to forward this e-calendar to your lists but please don't post it on a website without our permission. Thank you.)  





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