RCAC Weekly Newsletter
Volunteers Needed For The Brentwood Parade July 4
The campaigns of John Rafferty for Attorney General, Otto Voit for Treasurer and Lenny McAllister for Congress will all be participating at in the Brentwood Parade on Monday, July 4th.

All three campaigns are in need of volunteers to walk along side the candidates and hand out candy, balloons, palm cards, etc.  The parade begins at 10:00 am, however volunteers are asked to arrive at the staging area at 9:00 am located at approximately 44 Merritt Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.  Please contact one of the campaigns if you are able to spare some time on Monday. 

Contacts for the Campaigns:
Cody Jones, Campaign Manager for John Rafferty,  502-387-2569
Jack Gombach, Campaign Manager for Otto Voit, 845-536-0440
Jared Alper, Campaign Manager for Lenny McAllister,  516-965-8323
Committee Member Training Workshop July 16
Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 9 am
Green Tree Borough Municipal Building
10 West Manilla Ave, Green Tree, PA 15220

The workshop will provide useful information and helpful hints on the topics of Voter Registration, Absentee Ballots, Nominating Petitions, Election Day Activities, Door-to-Door Visits, Literature Distribution, Political Phone Calls, Poll-Watching, and Party Structures. The presenters will be experienced grassroots veterans.

Registration at 8:30 am.  Will be done by noon.

To signup for the program, please call GOP headquarters at 412-458-0068 or send an email with your contact information to  director@rcac.net .  Advance notice would be greatly appreciated.

The Workshop is useful to new volunteers and committee members and those wishing to improve their skills in preparation for the 2016 Presidential campaign.

A free continental breakfast with bagels, fruits, coffee, and juice will be provided.
Jacque Baguet's Annual 4th of July Breakfast
All are welcome to attend Jacque Baguet's Annual 4th of July Breakfast.  It will take place on Monday, July 4th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Pavilion 2 at Mt. Lebanon Park.   Reservations are not needed.  
Aleppo Republican Committee Second Amendment Discussion July 7
The Aleppo Republican Committee. will be sponsoring a discussion on the Second Amendment and more specifically  the right to obtain a conceal carry permit. They will discuss what it takes emotionally if you are ready to  carry a concealed weapon.
This discussion will take place on July 7 between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm at the Fern Hollow Nature Center  meeting room located at 1901 Glen Mitchell Road, Sewickley, PA 15143and is open to all residents of the Quaker Valley Area.

Please call Roger Valente for more information at 412-741-2339.
Penn Hills Republican Committee Summer Picnic July 30

The Penn Hills Republican Committee Summer picnic will be held SaturdayJuly 30, 2016 at Universal Memorial Park, located Schott Grove (2600 Victoria Court 15235) from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

They will have great food, basket raffles and fine speakers.
Plum & Penn Hills Republican Committees Golf Event October 1

Lenny McAllister Needs Your Help
Thank you for all your efforts on behalf of Lenny McAllister's campaign for U.S. Representative of the 14th District.  He currently is on the short list as speaker at the RNC convention.  With your help, we can make it happen!
Lenny requests the following:
Please send 2-3 emails a week to the email contacts below informing them that  "...we want to see Lenny McAllister as a speaker at the Republican Convention in Cleveland"  
Katie Walsh
Councilwoman Sue Means needs your help with 
'In God We Trust' Petition Drive
Please support the effort to place our National Motto, "In God We Trust," in the Council Chambers of the Allegheny County
Courthouse by signing a petition at RCAC headquarters and or circulating a petition yourself. 

The framers of Allegheny County  County's Home Rule Charter made provisions for citizen-led initiatives.  Twenty thousand signatures are needed to place  this referendum question on the November 8th ballot. 

Petitions need notarized and returned by August 5.
To obtain a petition contact Rich Majewski at 412-867-5847 or email: inspiredbaseball@gmail.com
Volunteers Needed
We would love for you to come and volunteer!
  • Phone banking
  • Literature drops
  • Stuffing envelopes
  • Door to door with our representatives
PA GOP is starting to knock on doors for the Toomey and Trump campaigns. It is a great way to get involved this summer. Recent polling has shown a tight race in Pennsylvania; we can be the tipping point.

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, please contact Amanda Boris at aboris@pagop.org or 724-288-2875  
Inform RCAC of Upcoming Events
Between now and the fall General Election, there will be many community events such as parades, community days, and festivals happening thorough out Allegheny County.   RCAC would like to partner with the local committees, and candidate campaigns in ensuring a presence at these events.  We believe this is an excellent opportunity to recruit volunteers and committee members, distribute candidate information, and register individuals to vote. If you are aware of any upcoming events, please email the details to John Schnaedter at Director@rcac.net.
Republican Committee of Allegheny County Internship
Location: Green Tree, PA
Position: Part Time / Unpaid. Compensation is available for travel.  
The Republican Committee of Allegheny County is currently looking for motivated, politically interested individuals for internships. Initially, the position will require 15-20 hours a week. Certain weeks will require more time than others, depending on the political schedule. This is a great opportunity to build valuable campaign experience and establish long lasting relationships in the world of Pennsylvania politics. 

 Duties will include:
  • Coordinating events
  • Voter Contact / community outreach
  • Attending local events
  • Assisting office and campaigns
  • Research
  • Social media
  • General office tasks

Please email your resume to:

John Schnaedter

Executive Director


Words of Wisdom

" A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have."  

- Gerald Ford

Trivia Question

The State House and Senate passed a budget for 2016-2017 with an increase of how much over last year?

A. $1.4 billion
B. $500 million
C. $750 million
D. $2.5 billion
RCAC Needs Your Support
RCAC is the voice of the Republican Party in Allegheny County providing guidance and support to candidates and volunteers. RCAC maintains an office space and staff year-round. Our goals include increasing the registration of Republican voters and assist in electing Republicans to office. To donate please click on the "Donate" button on the top menu bar at our web site at www.rcac.net or make out a check to "RCAC" and send to Republican Committee of Allegheny County, 100 Fleet Street Suite 205, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.  We would encourage all Republicans to please consider assisting us with financial support.  
Where Do Your Dollars Go?
  • Cost and maintenance of the RCAC Headquarters office
  • Technology: Phones, Computers, Website, Facebook outreach
  • Education & Services to Voters and Candidates
  • Training for Candidates and volunteers
  • Providing Caucuses, Assemblies, and Meetings as mandated by State Law, and our RCAC By-laws
Trivia Answer
Answer:  A.  The State House and Senate passed a $1.4 billion dollar spending increase over last year's budget, a 4.7% increase.