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Ketchikan Women Organize and Mobilize For Election Day
First City Republican Women's Club announces community educational series
focusing on increasing local women's involvement in politics.


February 21, 2004
Saturday - 12:50 am

Ketchikan, AK - The First City Republican Women's Club will host a series of educational meetings in Ketchikan on the Republican Party platform and to promote the involvement of citizens in the political process. Locations, dates and times of the upcoming meetings are as follows:

FEBRUARY 28: LOCAL POLITICS WITH SUSAN STONE, President, District 1 Republicans: Susan will present the organization and structure of State House District 1 and the opportunities to get involved in local precinct politics. Learn, also, about District 1's convention on March 11, without the pressure!

Location: Annabelle's Restaurant
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Cost: $11.00 for tea, coffee and desserts

MARCH 22: STATE-WIDE POLITICS WITH PAULETTE SIMPSON, Vice-President, Southeast, Alaska Federation of Republican Women and Vice-chair of the Republican Party of Alaska: Paulette will discuss the Republican Party platform, the State-wide GOP organization, geographical districts and representation; a perfect way to hear about the State-wide Republican convention in May in Kenai.

Location: Narrows Restaurant
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
No-host dinner

APRIL 17: NATIONAL POLITICS WITH ANGELA FAULKNER, President, Faulkner Strategies, Granger, Indiana: Angela is a nationally known speaker and consultant who specializes in grassroots politics.

Session 1: Overview of the "72 Hour Task Force" is a fun and exciting spin on traditional politics for those of us without a lot of time or money!

Location: Cape Fox Lodge
Time: 9:30 ­ 11:30 am

Session 2: Message Development and Delivery: Targeting for Victory. Ever consider running for local office? Ever wanted to help a friend out but didn't have a clue about what to do? This is the workshop for you! Learn how to package your message in a way that not only speaks to voters, but motivates them to vote for your candidate on Election Day!

Location: Cape Fox Lodge
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Session 3: Grassroots Politics; Getting back to the basics. Grassroots politics: What does it mean? How can YOU make a difference on National, state, and local political races? Plus, get the inside scoop on the Presidential race and how we can get involvedand make a difference! Dessert and Coffee will be served.

Location: Cape Fox Lodge
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

According to information provided by the First City Republican Women's Club, these seminars are perfect for anyone who is curious or confused about the political process in our community. To register or for more information contact Laura Antonsen, President of the First City Republican Women's Club, at 225-5478.



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