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Jul 12

Announcement at Conservative ‘Covfefe’ Coffee in Clifton

On the morning of Tuesday, July 11, Mesa County Republicans were joined by several Western Slope State Representatives including Marc Catlin (D-58), Yeulin Willett (D-54) and Dan Thurlow (D-55). Polly Lawrence from District 39 also joined us. After crowding an overflow audience into our meeting room at the Starvin Arvin’s in Clifton, Representative Lawrence announced …

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Jul 04

Independence Day Parade in Pictures

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of …

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Jul 03

History of the Declaration of Independence

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event. Conflict between the colonies and England was already a year old when the colonies convened a …

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Jun 24

Warm June Night: GOP Community BBQ

Our Mesa County Republican Party Community BBQ was a success, thanks to all who organized, contributed to and attended this great event. People of all ages join us for friendship, food and fun. We were blessed with lots of shade under the gazebo at Canyonview Park, but nature also gave us a break from the …

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Jun 18

June luncheon presentation a reminder of tough public safety issues in Mesa County

June’s luncheon featured an important presentation by Mesa County Sheriff, Matt Lewis, and D.A., Dan Rubenstein. Our county is facing some tough realities that impact the effectiveness of local law enforcement and public safety. The presentation laid out these challenges and offered up some ways to address them. Thank you again, Sheriff Lewis and D.A. …

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Jun 14

June Conservative Cocktails: A Warehouse of great ideas!

Our June Conservative Cocktails event was held at Warehouse 25sixty-five on Tuesday, June 13. We escaped the summer heat, enjoyed drinks and appetizers, and heard great ideas from GOP gubernatorial candidate, George Brauchler, who talked about his vision for Colorado, and engaged the audience in an excellent discussion of issues and current events. Our exceptional …

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Jun 12

Tribute to Navy Seal and hometown son, Remington Peters

Navy Seal and Leap Frog team member, Remington Peters was remembered on June 10, at a memorial service in Grand Junction. Remington, ‘Remi,’ grew up in Grand Junction and is the beloved son of a dear family who has given a great deal of time and effort in behalf of the Mesa County Republican Party. …

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May 22

May Luncheon Highlights

Highlights of our May luncheon, held on Friday the 19th, included a presentation by Chairman of the Mesa County Board of Commissioners, Scott McInnis, and County Manager, Frank Whidden, about looming budgetary challenges and the need to prioritize public safety. County Commissioner, John Justman also spoke briefly. All three presenters took questions, and the attendees enjoyed …

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May 13

Representative Dan Thurlow gives his legislative recap

On Friday, May 14, Colorado State Representative, Dan Thurlow, joined constituents at the Grand Junction City Hall for a debriefing on his legislative activities during the 2017 session. Thurlow, who represents Colorado’s 55th House District, sits on the Business and Labor Affairs, and Local Government committees.

May 10

Conservative Coffee a real morning eye-opener!

The Mesa County Republican Party held its first Conservative Coffee on May 9, at Starvin’ Arvin’s in Fruita. The morning Conservative Coffee meetings will be an alternative for those unable to attend our Conservative Cocktail gatherings, which will occur one evening every other month. But we encourage everyone who can to attend all of our …

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