Oxford County Lincoln Day Dinner 2014

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Thank you to all who attended the 2014 Oxford County Lincoln Day Dinner! The event was a great success, with interesting speakers and great entertainment from Mike Miclon.

Senator Garrett Mason speaking about GEN207

Senator Garrett Mason speaking about GEN207

Alexandra Smith, Chair of the National College Republicans

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2014 Oxford County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner

Come join the Oxford County GOP at our annual Lincoln Day Dinner Celebration!

This event is sponsored by

Senator Susan Collins 

Rupert and Suzanne Grover

Our 2014 Lincoln Day dinner will be held at the Four Seasons Function Center in South Paris located at 187 Main st on March 29th at 5pm.

The social hour with cash bar will be from 5pm until 6pm, the buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 pm.

Guest speakers for this event will include Senator Garrett Mason who will be speaking about GEN207.

The second guest speaker for the event will be Alexandra Smith, Chair of the National College Republicans, she will speak about their work and the youth vote.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Mike Miclon and a raffle/auction will also take place before the entertainment begins.

Tickets for this event may be purchased on the Oxford County GOP website.

The cost for this event is as follows:

Individual ticket $45.00

Student ticket $30.00

Sponsor Table – $500.00 – 8 seats with recognition in our program as a sponsor, recognition at the event, and 8 drink tickets that can be used at the cash bar (does not include drink tip).  Sponsors can also provide us with advertising material, such as a flyer, that will be placed on the tables.

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February 2014 OXCo GOP Meeting

Thank you to all who attended the February Oxford County GOP monthly meeting in Hebron. The guest speaker for this event was John Williams the executive director of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce.

John Williams

Also in attendance was the Guest of Honor Peary Valeriani who was welcomed back from Afghanistan deployment. Peary was not expecting this homecoming and was brought to the meeting directly from the airport by his mother and brother. 

Peary and Dad

Peary Valeriani

Also in attendance at the February meeting was Bruce Poliquin candidate for ME CD2.

Bruce Poliquin

Again thank you to all who attended this great event, we look forward to seeing all area republicans at our next event in March – The Oxford County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in South Paris.

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Caucus 2014 – Northern Oxford County

The following northern Oxford County communities will be holding a central caucus event in Rumford on Saturday March 1st –

The Towns of Byron, Canton, Dixfield, Mexico, Peru, Roxbury and Rumford.

This Caucus event will be held at the Rumford Town Hall auditorium, located at 145 Congress St Rumford.

Check-in for this event is at 3:30 and caucuses will begin at 4PM.  Please use the Read entrance (police department) and take the elevator to the 2nd floor.

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Oxford County Caucus 2014

The following is the listing of the four caucus events covering all towns in Oxford County.

February 21st 2014 at 6:00 pm. –

Paris Fire Station located at 137 Western Ave, South Paris, ME

All towns will caucus at this location with the exception of the following towns:

February 22nd 2014 – 2:00 pm Crescent Park School – Crescent Ln, Bethel Me

Bethel – Gilead – Albany – Greenwood – Upton – Hanover – Newry

February 23rd 2014 –

Woodstock – 2:00 pm Woodstock Town Office 26 Monk Ave, Bryant Pond, ME

Andover – 1:00 pm  First Congregational Church , 23 Elm St, Andover, ME

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February 2014 Oxford County GOP Meeting

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All area Republicans are invited

February 2014 Oxford County GOP Meeting

The new Oxford County Republican Committee chairman will be elected at this meeting and all voting members are encouraged to attend and let their votes be counted.

The guest speaker for this event will be
John Williams Executive Director of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce

  The meeting will be held on Tuesday the 11th of February at 5:30 pm at the
Hebron Community Baptist Church.

45 Station Road Hebron, ME 04238

(Area of Rt 119 / Station Rd at Hebron Academy)

Dinner will be served at the meeting, the requested donation is $7.00

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A evening with author Amity Shlaes hosted by the Woodstock Republicans

 

AMITY SHLAES AT BRYANT POND

 

Best Selling Author Addresses Woodstock Republicans

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Bryant Pond, Maine (December 30, 2013) Bestselling author Amity Shlaes was the guest speaker at the Woodstock Republican Committee’s December meeting. She spoke about her two most recent books, The Forgotten Man (2007) and Coolidge (2013), and the results of government attempts to control the economy. Most notably, she dispelled the popular view of Calvin Coolidge as an early 20th century Scrooge who cared little for the citizens of the United States. Instead, using historic references and personal stories, she filled in the human side of “Silent Cal” by showing his deep respect for the Constitution and the gravity and responsibilities of the office of President of the United States.

Through her extensive knowledge of President Coolidge, his life and times, Amity explained that he had an abiding distrust of large government that was a result of his childhood in New England. After assuming the Presidency following Warren G. Harding’s death, Coolidge was elected with 54% of the vote winning 35 of the 48 states despite a rift in the Republican Party that resulted in a three-way race. Remarkably, at the end of Coolidge’s administration the government was smaller that when he took office and, as a direct result of his policies, the Unites States entered a period of tremendous growth and optimism.

 

Ms. Shlaes is a dynamic speaker and following her talk, spent a considerable amount of time answering questions and speaking with members of the audience. Several people commented that, after listening to her, they were excited and thinking about what they might do to help expose the successful record of smaller government for all voters. The guests thought history’s evidence would help support their efforts in shrinking government and working toward a return to prosperity.

 

The Woodstock Republican Committee is deeply grateful to Ms. Shlaes for her contribution of time and energy in making this event a success. Similar events are being planned for the future.

 

Ms. Shlaes was recently elected Chairman of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation. She was previously Director of the 4% Growth Project at the George W. Bush Institute. Ms. Shlaes is also a regular contributor to Forbes Magazine, and Bloomberg News, and was previously an editor at the Wall Street Journal and columnist for the Financial Times. She has won numerous awards including the Hayek Prize for conservative books, the Frederic Bastiat Prize for political economics, the Deadline Club award for opinion writing, and the Front Page award for her Bloomberg columns.

 

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January Meeting of the Oxford County GOP

All area Republicans are invited

January 2014 Oxford County GOP Meeting

The guest speaker for this event will be -

Kevin Raye – Candidate for Maine 2nd Congressional District. 

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The meeting will be held on Tuesday the 14th of January at 5:30 PM. The location for the meeting will be the Masonic Lodge in Norway

9 Temple St Norway Me, 04268

 

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December Meeting and annual Oxford County GOP Christmas party!

Come join us at the annual Oxford County GOP Christmas party!
December 10th 5:30 pm in beautiful downtown Bryant Pond at the Franklin Grange.

All area Republicans are invited

The grange building is located on Main Street between the library and masonic lodge.

We ask everyone to bring either non-perishable food items for a local food bank or an unwrapped Christmas gift for a toy campaign that we will choose that evening from many in the local area.

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An Evening with Amity Shlaes – Presented By The Woodstock Republican Committee

 

The Woodstock Republican Committee

is proud to present

An Evening with Amity Shlaes

December 30, 2013

6:00pm

Ms. Shlaes is the author of The Forgotten Man which was recognized by The National Review as, “the finest history of the Great Depression ever written.”

This year she published Coolidge a biography of the 30th President who, at the end of his term, left the government smaller than it was when he took office. Paul Ryan noted that, “Amity Shlaes shines fresh light on a leader of humble persistence who unexpectedly found himself in the presidency and whose faith in the American people helped restore prosperity during a period of great turmoil.”

Amity is also director of The Four Percent Growth Project, is a columnist for Forbes magazine, and has been an editor for The Wall Street Journal.

In keeping with the season, the proposed topic for the evening will be:

Scrooge as he is reflected in the current economy and popular culture

Space for this event will be limited and it is strongly suggested to RSVP prior to December 16 to ensure you can be accommodated. No one will be admitted without having first RSVPed.

Please call 665-2049 for more information and to reserve a seat.

 

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