The
Chairman's Corner
by Jason M. Shepherd

 

This week we remembered the nearly 3,000 who lost their lives 16 years ago on September 11, 2001. This year, that remembrance came again at a time of national strife as Hurricane Irma bared down on Florida and Georgia. It is at times like these that we truly see the greatness of Americans. 

Sixteen years ago, Americans came together and stood as one against a common enemy. We also pitched in and volunteered, donated our time and funds to help shattered lives begin to rebuild.    

We saw that same spirit again last week after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas. We will see that again in the aftermath of Irma. The media would love to continue to portray an American that's hopelessly divided, but when faced with adversity, we find an American that is hopefully united. 

Please continue to keep those still trying to recover from Harvey and now Irma in your thoughts and prayers and we will also be posting on our Facebook page ways you can help out.

Also, see below for a great event for Congressman Barry Loudermilk on Saturday. You may have heard that Barry and his wife Desiree were involved in a rollover crash in Tennessee today, but, thankfully, neither were injured. 

Have a great Republican week!

Yours in Freedom,

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Jason Shepherd
Chairman, Cobb GOP

COBB GOP YOUNG REPUBLICANS
Saturday, September 20, 2017
7:00 PM
House of Lu
Marietta Square
(behind the Strand Theater)
89 Cherokee St., Marietta, GA 30060

This month the Cobb YRs are please to welcome the K Sierra Leone from Convention of States Action.

Convention of States Action is a non-profit organization founded for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the people. We have a solution that is as big as the problem! Article V requires that 34 states pass resolutions to call a convention of states on the same subject, before the meeting will be called. We are working with state legislators around the country to call a convention for a specific subject: Limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government.

Goal: Convention of States Action (COSA) seeks to urge and empower state legislators to call a convention of states. Delegates to the convention will have power to propose amendments to the Constitution that would curb the abuses of the federal government. Article V of the Constitution gives them this power; the COS Project will give them an avenue through which they can use it.

K. Sierra Leone, Georgia State Director, join the Georgia Leadership Team in February 2017 and has been a long time supporter of Convention of State. She has accepted our invitation and looks forward to the opportunity to come speak with us about Convention of States.

There might also be a chance to hear from various campaigns about this upcoming election cycle.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 
THE NORTH GEORGIA STATE FAIR

The Cobb GOP is looking for volunteers to man the Cobb GOPbooth at the Georgia State Fair. 

Please contact the Booth Contact, if you are interested in volunteering.
 
What:  Georgia State Fair GOP Booth
When:  Sept 21- October 1
Where: JIM R Miller Park  
 

GOP Booth Contact : July to  Sept 20th          
John Hightower   678-548-9750  
 
GOP Booth Contact    Sept 21 to Oct 1          
Deborah Williams  770-789-7017      
 

SAVE THE DATE!

The 15th Annual
Cobb County Republican Women's Club
 
VETERANS CELEBRATION
LUNCHEON
 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
11 a.m.
 
Social and Book Sales at 10 a.m.
 
Hilton Marietta Conference Center
500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA 30064
 
"Honoring Service
to Our Nation"
 
Keynote Speaker
 
Clint VanWinkle
 
Iraqi Freedom Vet, Filmmaker and Author
 
"Master of Ceremonies"
 
"MOBY"
AtlantaCountryMusic.com former "Person of the Year"
 
Featuring
Wheeler High School
Air Force JROTC Honor Guard
 
Tickets on Sale Starting
September 22nd
 
ALL VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES,
& PATRIOTIC AMERICANS ARE WELCOME!
 
For more information, contact
Dee Gay at 770-265-4949
 
BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY
-- SPACE IS LIMITED! --

 
UPCOMING GOP EVENTS OUTSIDE OF COBB 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Dr. and Mrs. Austin Flint Invite You
for the 4th Annual Boots, Bales & Barbecue!
 
Honoring Congressman Barry Loudermilk  (GA-11)

Enjoy Johnny Mitchells BBQ and live music by the Old Mill Road Band  as we kick back, relax, and celebrate America together!  A fun family event!
 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
5:00-7:00PM

Flint Farm
290 Noah Road, Waleska, GA 30183
 
Pre-purchase tickets for $12 here:   https://causes.anedot.com/bbq 
Children 10 and under are welcome to attend free, and enjoy fun and games!   


For sponsorship information, contact Christiana: 
christiana@standwithbarry.com

To join the Host Committee or RSVP, please return  this form by mail or email: 
Christiana Parnell at  christiana@standwithbarry.com  



MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

SPORTING CLAYS CHARITY CLASSIC
 
Supporting LOCAL YOUTH CHARITIES in Georgia with a portion of the proceeds raised by Georgia Republican Volunteers

Hear & Meet
Georgia Statewide Republican Candidates for Governor,
Lt. Governor and Sec. of State

Mark your calendars now for our annual Sporting Clays Charity Classic for a day of fun and fellowship. The fall event is scheduled for October 14th, 2017, at beautiful Garland Mountain Sporting Clays just north of Atlanta and 12 miles West of Canton, Georgia.

Three local youth charities will benefit from the tournament supported by private funds as business and other civic leaders join together to support this major fundraising event.

  • Goshen Valley Boys Ranch
  • Young Life of Cherokee County
  • CSF Alaska Youth Missions

Join with us in making an impact on the next generation of youth in metro Atlanta communities.

Sporting Clays Charity Classic

Sporting clay events are very similar to the proven model of golf tournaments yet a shotgun is used rather than golf clubs. The event held during the Fall season at Garland Mountain Sporting Clays located in Cherokee County, is the ideal venue for a Saturday shoot (Sunday has been reserved as the "Rain Day", if necessary).

The clay shoot includes a lunchtime auction and greeting by Republican candidates who volunteer to serve our state in  Making America Great Again!

Supporting Shooter $150/ per person 
Supporting Squad $600 per 4-man team
Non-Shooter Spouse $50 each

Group sponsorship levels include:

Platinum ($5,000+)
Gold ($5,000)
Silver ($2,500)
Bronze ($1,250)


Each Level Receives acknowledgement during the event ranging from signage, brochure listing, web site promotion, and/or banner recognition.
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VOLUNTEER SERVERS NEEDED

Volunteers serve as "Public Relations Representatives" as station monitors, greeters and coordinators.

A pre-event Volunteer Orientation and
"Fun Shoot" is scheduled for September 14th followed by our "Practice Day" on the range held the day prior to the event on October 13th at the Garland Mountain facility.

Call Today to Serve as a Volunteer and Receive FREE REGISTRATION!

770-405-9379




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