RCAC Weekly Newsletter
Committee Member Training Workshop July 16
The Republican Committee of Allegheny County will be hosting its annual Training Workshop on Saturday, July 16th at the Green Tree Municipal Building located at 10 West Manilla Ave, Green Tree, PA 15220 beginning at 9:00 am.  The three hour training workshop will cover topics such as Voter Registration, Absentee Ballots, Nominating Petitions, Election Day Activities, Door-to-Door Visits, Literature Distribution, Political Phone Calls, Poll-Watching, Social Media, GOP Data Center and Party Structures.
Registration will begin at 8:30 am at which time a complimentary continental breakfast will be provided.  We kindly ask that you provide advance notice if you will be attending by contacting RCAC at 412-458-0068 or by emailing director@rcac.net
The workshop is a great opportunity for committee members and volunteers to gain useful knowledge and tools in how to best help our Republican candidates this fall.  I would encourage you all to attend as well as invite any potential committee members to join you.
Thank you for all that you do for RCAC.
D. Raja
2016 Pennsylvania Republican National Convention 
Delegation Send-Off Event in Monroeville July 17

On Sunday, July 17th at 11:00 a.m., Donald J. Trump Pennsylvania Chair and 10th Congressional District Representative Tom Marino and 39th District State Senator Kim Ward will join Republican Committee of Allegheny County Chairman D. Raja for a send-off event for the 2016 Pennsylvania Republican Delegation to the National Convention in Cleveland.  The event will be held in the parking lot of the Parkway Building, 339 Haymaker Rd, Monroeville, PA 15146. All are welcome to attend. 
WHAT: 2016 Pennsylvania Republican National Convention
Delegation Send-Off Event in Monroeville
WHO: Donald J. Trump Campaign Pennsylvania Chair and 10th Congressional District Representative Tom Marino
39th District State Senator Kim Ward
Republican Committee of Allegheny County Chairman D. Raja
WHEN: Sunday, July 17th, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Parkway Building
339 Haymaker Rd
Monroeville, PA 15146

Come join the YRs for a special event!  They will be hosting US Senators Pat Toomey and Tim Scott of South Carolina for a meet and greet! It's a great opportunity to not only hear what is happening in Washington D.C., but to also ask some questions about issues important to you!

WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Roland's Seafood Grill
1904 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Katelyn King by emailing her at Kingk2188@gmail.com
Lenny McAllister Fundraiser July 26

Fawn Walker-Montgomery Dance Fundraiser July 30

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.
Young Republicans vs Young Democrats Paintball Battle August 28

Plum & Penn Hills Republican Committees Golf Event October 1

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

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 

- Benjamin Franklin

Trivia Question

Who is Donald Trump expected to announce as his choice for vice presidential running mate?

A. Newt Gingrich
B. Chris Christie
C. Mike Pence
D. Marco Rubio
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:  C -  Mike Pence, Governor of Indiana and former congressman, is expected to be Donald Trump's choice for vice presidential nominee.