Saturday, December 7, 2013

ACRWL - #32 - VIDEO AND PHOTOS: November 21, 2013 - Glenmore Country Club

On November 21, 2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their November luncheon at Glenmore Country Club.  Guest Speaker was Virginia Delegate Steve Landes (R), 25th District, who spoke in depth about the Medicaid Expansion, and other bills in the upcoming January session of the Virginia Legislature. Also our new By-laws were passed, and new officers for 2014-2015 were unanimously elected.

11-21-13 - ACRWL - Speaker - Del. Steve Landes, 25th District.

ACRWL - #31 - PHOTOS: October Luncheon - Glenmore Country Club

On October 17, 2013 the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's Club held their October Luncheon.  Guest Speaker was Chris Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, speaking on 'The Costly, Cruel Disaster of the "Green Energy Economy."

Thursday, October 3, 2013

ACRWL - #30 - VIDEOS AND PHOTOS: September Luncheon - Farmington Country Club

On September 19, 2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their luncheon.  VIDEO #1 - Speakers were Tucker Obenshain, daughter of Republican candidate for Attorney General, Mark Obenshain, and Audrey Jackson also with the Obenshain campaign.  VIDEO #2 - Additional invited speakers were in order of appearance: Phillip Seay, Candidate for BOS Jack Jouett District; Duane Snow, current BOS, and candidate for Samuel Miller District; Rodney Thomas, Current BOS and candidate for Rio District; and Howie Lind, GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate, currently held by Mark Warner.
Video - Phillip Seay, Candidate for Albemarle Board of Supervisors - Jack Jouett District, Duane Snow, Current and Candidate for Albemarle BOS - Samuel Miller District, Rodney Thonas - Candidate and Current Albemarle BOS Rio District, and Howie Lind, Candidate for Virginia U.S. Senate, Mark Warner's Seat.

ACRWL - #29 - PHOTOS: Annual Picnic - Darden Towe Park

ACRWL held their annual 4th of July Picnic at Darden Towe Park on June 29, 2013. Rob Schilling and Joe Thomas were our Masters of Ceremonies for the afternoon.

Monday, June 10, 2013

ACRWL - #28 - PHOTOS: Republican Party of Virginia - 2013 State Convention

On May 18, 2013, the Republican Party of Virginia held the 2013 State Convention.  The main convention speaker was Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal, followed by Teiro Cuccinelli and Ken Cuccinelli, GOP Candidate for Virginia Governor.  GOP Candidates for Attorney General Rob Bell and Mark Obenshain spoke, Oliver North,  followed by Steve Martin, Jeannemarie Davis, Cory Stuart, Pete Snyder, Scott Lingamfelter, E. W. Jackson, and Susan Stimpson, all running for Lt. Governor. Mark Obenshain won on the first ballot, as Rob Bell conceded by acclamation After four ballots E. W. Jackson won the majority vote, to become the GOP Candidate for Lt. Governor.  The following are photos of the attendees from Albemarle County Republican Committee and members of Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League and views of the convention.

ACRWL - #27 - May Luncheon - Melody Himel Scalley - Heritage Action Regional Coordinator, Richmond

On May 16,  2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their May Luncheon at Glenmore Country Club.  The guest speaker was Melody Himel Scalley, Heritage Action Regional Coordinator, Richmond.

We hold Congress accountable to conservative principles. For too long, big-government special interests have dominated Washington. Heritage Action believes Washington should work for America’s best interest, and we hold them accountable to ensure they do. We take the conservative policy visions outlined by our sister organization, The Heritage Foundation, and make them a reality. We ensure members of Congress hear directly from their constituents, including over 700,000 members of The Heritage Foundation and millions of others around the country who believe in our principles and share our vision of America’s future. As a 501(c)(4) organization, Heritage Action for America is a widely respected government relations team and dedicated grassroots activists that advance conservative policy.

ACRWL #27 - May Hot Topic - VIDEO: Phillip Van Cleave, President, Virginia Citizens Defense League

On May 8, 2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their May Hot Topic Meeting. Guest speaker was Phillip Van Cleave, President of Virginia Citizens Defense League. The Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to advancing the fundamental right of all Virginians to keep and bear arms as guaranteed in the United States and Virginia Constitutions. Virginia Citizens Defense League web site.......

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

ACRWL - #25 - April Luncheon: Mark Obenshain, Rob Bell, Candidates for Virginia Attorney General, Glenmore Country Club.

On April 18, 2013, the Albemarle-Charlottsville Republican Women's League held their April Luncheon.  Invited guests were Mark Obenshain and Rob Bell, Candidates for Virginia Attorney General.  The videos are divided into three parts: Part 1 - features Mark Obenshain, Part 2 -  features Rob Bell, and Part 3 - is a Question and Answer session with questions from the ACRWL membership.

Part 1 - Mark Obenshain, Candidate for Attorney General, and currently Virginia State Senator, shares his policy platform and role as candidate for Virginia Attorney General.
Part 2 - Rob Bell, Candidate for Attorney General, and currently Delegate for Virginia 58th District, shares his vision for the office of Attorney General including his background experience for this position.

Part 3 -  Question and Answer Session with ACRWL membership submitting questions for the candidates.  Question 1 - What would be your first issue to tackle as Attorney General, what do you see as your main focus, and what do you consider the most serious challenges facing the State of Virginia over the next four years? Question 2 - Ken Cuccinelli has stated that President Obama has violated the Constitution 22 times, what are some of those constitutional infringements, what can a state Attorney General do about it, what is your position on the constitutional issues raised by Obamacare and what can you do to minimize the effects of it? Question 3 - Explain the difference between the EPA lawsuit in Fairfax that Virginia won vs. localities charging storm water taxes based on impervious surfaces contained on their private property?