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Meet RWOP's June Guest Speaker... Guest Speaker: Donald T. Critchlow "Beware Republicans: What We Face."
The next steps to achieving a Republican reform agenda nationally and in Arizona in the face of Democratic resistance and the Power progressives maintain in cultural institutions.
_____________________________________________________ Donald T. Critchlow, professor of history and Director of the ASU Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. The Center's mission is to promote a greater understanding of the foundations of democratic society through undergraduate education, scholarly research, and civic involvement. Dr. Critchlow is the author of twenty-three books, including most recently Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan (University of Pennsylvania Press. Scheduled December 2017) and Future Right: The Forging of a New Republican Majority to be released by St. Martin's Press in May 2016. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Policy History. He has appeared on C-SPAN, NPR'sTalk of the Nation, and BBC World News.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Doors open at 10:30 am, Lunch and Program 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Prescott Resort & Conference Center - 1500 E. Highway 69, Prescott, AZ MENU
Pesto chicken salad sandwich on a croissant w/side of pasta salad w/herb dressing or
RWOP salad with or without chicken Dessert- Berry & custard parfait
$20 per person Please RSVP no later than Thursday, June 15 at NOON, Elsie Tyree (928) 778-0235 / [email protected]
A reservation made is a reservation paid ... thank you!
Hello RWOP Members,
The month of May has been busy! Our May 15th luncheon featured ten impressive and uplifting scholarship recipients who helped us with our Pledge of Allegiance, Prayer, and in singing God Bless America. Four of the students presented their plans and aspirations moving forward. What a great start to a fully packed agenda! May 15th is Peace Officer's Memorial Day, we were proud to honor our law enforcement where many attended our luncheon from the different agencies in Yavapai County. We heard a heart wrenching account of an ambush where Stephen Edgar (VIP) was shot in the line of duty. Thanks to God's grace, Mr. Edgar is with us to share his incredible story. These programs do not happen without months of work and follow through. Therefore, I would like to thank Debra McVey and her team, Julie Pettit and Sherrie Hanna for a great and engaging May luncheon.
April 28th at Las Fuentes, our forum hosted six of the scholarship recipients who were given the opportunity to shine in a panel discussion format. The Scholarship Team put them through their paces and Steve Blair, Councilman and radio
host, participated as well as had each student on his radio program. It was an uplifting and heartfelt program.
If you missed it, you missed a fun event on May 11th! Our Thursday Night on the Town featured a Presidential Trivial Pursuit game created by Pam Jones! Divided up into four teams, we answered some thought provoking and sometimes difficult questions. It was a hoot and a time to just have fun and laugh with friends! I won't tell you which team won as it is not nice to brag!
May 18-20, thirteen RWOP members attended the Spring AzFRW meeting in Flagstaff. The speakers were fabulous! Karen Fann gave an informative presentation on Senate bills and what they mean to Arizonans. Two authors presented very highly charged subject matter that was riveting and informative. Federation meetings were held, business was done and there was networking and camaraderie shared by all! Thanks to all for their hard work in making this successful meeting possible!
I will leave you with this last thought as I would be remiss not to mention our incredible President Trump. Against all odds he is making a difference as he begins his efforts to fight terrorism. He met not only with powerful leaders in the world on his first foreign tour but he offered them a plan to save themselves and their people from terrorist that only want to destroy the fabric of the world and their respective countries. He didn't instruct others on how to live, run their countries or how to comply with a culture different than their own. He asked them to unite and fight the enemy we all face. He did it with grace and was presidential and most of all he didn't apologize! American leadership in the world is back!
God bless us all! Linda Nichols, 2017 President
Member Coffee-Talk New Member Coffee-Talk . . ."All" RWOP Members Welcome
Where: Frozen Frannies 104 West Gurley St. (next to Lone Spur across from Courthouse Square) Date/Time: June 27th 10:00 am Questions: Contact Donna Tanzi at [email protected]
Caring for America Caring for America will spotlight Prescott's CCJ - Coalition for Compassion and Justice at our June luncheon. For over 17 years CCJ has been a catalyst for change in our community, giving a "hand up" to those less fortunate with a range of services and programs. This May, CCJopened "The Little Tree House" to help low-income families with children work toward their goals of self-sufficiency. This new facility offers a fun, safe place for children to play and read, while allowing their parents to research work opportunities, take on-line classes or look into social services using on-site computers. Much needed and appreciated are donations of...Diapers - Wipes - Low/no sugar juice boxes - Shelf-stable milk boxes - Gasoline gift cards - New/gently used children's books - School supplies. And of course, cash or your check (made out to "CCJ") is always welcome!
Thanks in advance for your support! When we are generous to those in need in our community, we can demonstrate that RWOP cares for America.
Myra Nathenson and Kate Finis, Co-Chairs, Caring for America Committee COALITION FOR COMPASSION AND JUSTICE, PO Box 1882, Prescott, AZ 86302(928) 445-8382 www.yavapaiccj.org
Scholarships In May 2017, RWOP awarded 10 scholarships totaling $15,000. The Scholarship Program is sustained by fundraisers and
donations, including the annual Judge Robert W. Kuebler, Jr. and Joseph and Peg Rhodes awards. Members have an opportunity to create a Scholarship unique to their family, or donate to the Scholarship fund at our luncheons. The Scholarship Chair Debra McVey, Ann Brechwald, Evelyn Giunta, and Pat Moomey encourage your generosity in
supporting our promising young Republicans - our future leaders. VISIT OUR GLASS BOWL IN THE MALL AREA AND JOIN US IN SUPPORT OF OUR SCHOLARSHIPS
Pictured below,Left to Right in order are: Jasmine Zahorecz, Prescott HS; Randee Clifford, Bradshaw Mtn. HS; Abigail Beaman, Tri-City College Prep. HS;
Ashlynn Uvila, Prescott HS; Aubrey Clark, Prescott HS; Sarah Schott, Prescott HS; Weslee Green, AZ Agribusiness & Equine Ctr.; Jenna Inman, Basis Prescott;
Bethany Clesceri, Az Agribusiness & Equine Ctr; Rebekah Francis, Tri-City College Prep. HS
Visit RWOP's Merchandise Boutique Justice in June
"Honoring Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch" and our "2nd Amendment" ! All Pistol and Bullet items, 10% off.
RWOP/Las Fuentes Forum-Public Welcome Friday, June 16, 2017 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Meet the Candidates: Hear Prescott Mayoral and City Council Repbulican Candidates address pertinent issues facing the city.
Moderated by Linda Nichols, President of RWOP Las Fuentes Resort Village 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott free parking
RWOP Thursday Night on the Town Join us for RWOP's Thursday Night on the Town
July 6th 6:00 - 8:00 pm Questions? Contact: Billie Orr: [email protected] or 928-227-7477
PUT ON YOUR BOOTS AND RECRUIT! Earn a Star for every New Member you recruit in the month of May and June 2017. RWOP Member's with the most Stars will be awarded Coffee &Treats for them and their recruits to enjoy at the next Coffee Talk meet & greet. Each Star is worth up to $5. Get to Stomping and Get your Recruits. Pick up your Stars at the Membership booth. Membership applications are available at: www.RWOP.info
Welcome New Members RWOP Members: Pam Lee Michael Clesceri
Suellen Arndt Sandra Lowery Carol Gandolfo
Cathleen Chuck Barbara Poore Student Members:
Adriana Clesceri Associate Members: Bethany Clesceri
RWOP 75th Anniversary
June 2017 marks RWOP's 75th Anniversary! Save the date: Wednesday, June 28th 6:00 pm -The Prescott Resort - Eagle's Nest Lounge.
No charge, but RSVP is required. "Dress up your Western" with Diamonds and Denim! A special announcement and reservation information will be sent via email.
RWOP's Big Event - Tickets on Sale NOW!
Americanism - Pam Jones
Edward R. Murrow once said: "We are in the same tent as the clowns and the freaks - that's show business." Even though Murrow recognized news as just another form of entertainment, he stayed true to his responsibility to report the facts. As a result, many believe that the golden era of journalism began with Murrow in the 1940's and ended when Walter Cronkite signed off in 1981.
Back then we had only thirty minutes of plain news. Ther