MONTHLY MEETINGS SCHEDULE

It was decided on by a vote of the November meeting attendees that we WILL NOT MEET in December or January. We will meet in February, likely on the 1st or 8th. Check back here or on our Facebook page in January for that confirmed date. Questions: Call Chairwoman Jane Chaney at 970-349-7744.

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VETERANS DAY EVENT

Monday, November 11 is Veterans Day. This day was set aside to honor all men and women who have served honorably in the United Stated Military.  The date came about because it was on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour in 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went in to affect.  In 1954 the day was renamed Veterans Day.

On Veterans Day in Gunnison County, residents can come together to honor our military veterans at 11 AM at Jorgensen’s Park.  Join military veterans, active military, the Boy Scouts and their families. Our County Historian, Duane Vandenbusche will be giving a short talk.

There are many ways an individual can honor our military veterans. Attend our local Veterans Day event, proudly fly your American flag, ask an aging Veteran about their time in the military or about a song that takes them back to their time in the service; visit the gravesite of a Veteran, say a prayer for those who are serving in the Military now, take a Veteran out to dinner or take dinner to a homebound Veteran and, learn about a past/current war or conflict by watching a movie or read a book. 

As we go about our lives all around America, I hope everyone takes at least a moment to pause and remember why we are the freest nation on earth, how that came to be and why so many people stand in line to come here and become US Citizens. May God continue to bless our country.

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OCTOBER 2019 MEETING NOTICE

Tomorrow, Oct. 5 is the monthly meeting of Gunnison County Republicans. We meet from 8:30 – 9:30 AM at the Almont Resort in the back bar area. Be sure to arrive at 8:00 AM if you wish to order breakfast. Our special guest is a member of the Colorado State School Board and we will take 25 minutes to discuss the growing liberal influences in our local public schools. GRANDPARENTS AND PARENTS of RE1J school district children are urged to attend.
Questions: call 349-7744
If you’d like to receive past minutes and the agenda for the meetings via email, make your request at JChaney@q.com.

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OCTOBER MONTHLY MEETING

Gunnison County Republicans will meet on Saturday, October 5 at the Almont Resort from 8:30 – 9:30 AM. Be sure to arrive at 8:00 AM if you wish to order breakfast. We meet in the back bar/lounge area.

We’ll review receipts from the 2019 Lincoln Dinner, discuss future spending, look at recent Colorado State legislation and the critical issues on the November 2019 ballot.

Republicans who don’t engage hand it all to the Democrats!

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AUGUST 2019 JOBS REPORT

  • The August jobs report once again showed the economy under President Trump remains strong.
    • The unemployment rate held at a near generational low – 3.7%.
    • The U.S. added 130,000 jobs in August.
    • 3,000 new manufacturing jobs were added.
    • 13,000 new construction jobs were added.
    • 60,000 new jobs for women.
  • All Americans continue to benefit from the Trump economy.
    • Unemployment among African Americans is at its lowest level in history – 5.5%.
    • The Latino American unemployment rate is tied for the previous record low set under President Trump – 4.2%.
  • Over 6.3 million jobs have been added since President Trump was elected.
    • Over 1 million jobs have been added in 2019.
    • Over 500,000 manufacturing jobs have been added since the President was elected.
  • In August, wage growth remained strong at 3.2% – the 13th month in a row of 3% or better.
  • President Trump’s economy continues to pull disenfranchised Americans off of the sidelines and into the labor market – a staggering 571,000 people reentered the labor market in August.
  • 2020 Democrats are not talking about the economy because they cannot deny the success.

President Trump is delivering on his promise to revitalize the American economy

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KEEP AMERICA GREAT!

AMERICA’S TRUMP ECONOMY!

President Trump’s policies have put the American economy into high gear. Since President Trump was elected over 6.3 million jobs have been created. Over 500,000 manufacturing jobs have been created since the president was elected. More than one million jobs have been created in 2019 alone. The GDP for the first quarter of 2019 was 3.1%. Highlights of August’s jobs report: The unemployment rate held at a near generational low – 3.7%. The U.S. added 130,000 jobs in August. 3,000 new manufacturing jobs were added. 13,000 new construction jobs were added. 60,000 new jobs for women. Wage growth remained strong at 3.2% – the 13th month in a row of 3% or better. A staggering 571,000 people reentered the labor market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs more than 80 times under President Trump, including closing higher than 26,000 points for the first time in its history. Under President Trump’s leadership, Congress passed historic tax cuts and relief for hard-working Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the first major tax reform signed in 30 years.  As a result of the historic tax cuts, nearly 9,000 Opportunity Zones were created in all 50 states, DC, and 5 territories. Opportunity Zones will spur $100 billion in private capital investment and impact nearly 35 million Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100% keeping more money in the pockets of hardworking mothers. Economic confidence rebounded to record highs under President Trump because his pro-growth policies have and continue to put American workers and businesses first. President Trump has rolled back unnecessary job-killing regulations at a record clip which has saved billions and unleashed massive economic growth.

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2019 LINCOLN DINNER

OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

Join fellow Republicans on Saturday, August 10 at Three Rivers Resort, 4:30 – 7:30 PM. We’ll start with a reception in the Pavilion and silent auction, followed by dinner in the Dancehall and outstanding speakers!

Hear from our new Colorado Republican Committee Vice Chair, Kristi Burton Brown and Secretary, Devin Camacho! They are millennials with a vision!!

Our keynote speaker will be Jefferson Thomas, Colorado’s state director for the Trump 2020 Victory Campaign!!

Tickets are $45 and $20 for students. Call 349-7744 or email jchaney@q.com.

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JULY MONTHLY MEETING

Join fellow Republicans on Saturday, July 20 at the Almont Resort, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Please arrive at 8:00 AM if you wish to order breakfast. We meet in the back bar area.

If you are not on the email list to receive the agenda and previous months minutes and would like to be, just email JChaney@q.com or call 349-7744.

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2019 Lincoln Dinner

Gunnison County Republicans will hold their 2019 Lincoln Dinner on Saturday, August 10 at the Three Rivers Resort Dancehall and Pavilion located on Taylor Canyon Road just off Hwy 135 in Almont. Event will run 4:30 – 7:30 PM and will include a silent auction, cash bar reception, dinner and speakers. Two of the three confirmed speakers include new Colorado State GOP officers, Vice Chair, Kristi Burton Brown and Secretary, Devin Camacho. Keynote speaker is being pursued and will be announced soon! So stay tuned! Tickets are $45 per person and $20 for students.

For information or advanced ticket purchase call or email Chair, Jane Chaney at 970-349-7744 or JChaney@q.com.

Be sure to visit and “Like” our Facebook page to see updates and current political information http://www.Facebook.com/GunnisonCountyRepublicans

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JUNE Monthly GOP Meeting

Gunnison County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30 – 9:30 AM at the Almont Resort. We’ll discuss the latest state legislation, upcoming events and general issues. Remember to arrive at 8:00 AM if you wish to order breakfast. We meet in the back bar lounge area.

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