425 S. Bowen #1, Longmont

BOCOGOP.org (checkout the refreshed site!)

Call to Action!

quick reference: This year is starting with a bang!

Kick-off the year with the kick-off/cook-off

ELECTION KICK-OFF!

Click below to sign up - join the fun!

Sign up for Local Government. You don't need to run for election (but don't let me stop you!) instead sign up for a board or commission!! If you're not involved, the Republic continues its current trajectory.

February 1, join Kathleen Chandler's Local Gov Project via zoom and learn more. This is the link to sign up.

Moms For Liberty!

Join M4L on Saturday February 3rd from 2:30-5 at the BCR office and save Saturday March 2nd for the next meeting!


We will be showing "Art Club" then hearing directly from Erin Lee.


M4L is dedicated to fighting for the survival of America by unifying, educating, and empowering parents to defend their parental rights at all levels of government. Mark your calendar for January 6th and join us!


Contact Melissa Marter, Chapter Chairwoman, at momsforlibertyboulder@proton.me with questions.



Join the Monthly Morning Meeting when the

Honorable Don Beezley

will be speaking. Wednesday February 7 at 7:00am.



Find out why this former representative from House District 33 is optimistic about 2024!

BRW February Meeting

Tuesday February 20th 11:15 am at 95a Bistro & Co 1381 Forest Park Circle, Lafayette

RSVP: www.boulderrepublianwomen.org

OR Cheryl Merlino, Hospitality Chair, Call Cheryl Merlino425-941-8581(Text is preferred)

PLEASE RSVP BY FRIDAY, February 16 at 5 pm.

Speakers: Melissa Marter, Chairwoman, Moms for Liberty and Tara Menza Chairwoman Boulder County Republicans

Followup from the January Meeting:

DONATIONS TO ISRAEL: ORGANIZATIONS RECOMMENDED BY OUR MEMBERS

Mimi Ito (kanayahama@aol.com) will donate $20 to BRW for each donation made to the following (these organizations address immediate needs):

Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, fidf.org

United Hatzalah, israelrescue.org (also recommended by Mark Levin of Fox News) Christian United for Israel, cufi.org

Should you make a donation to one or more of these web sites, please notify Mimi


Jane Rubenstein and Ken Stickney recommend Beit Halochem, Zahal Disabled Veterans Fund,

www.zdvo.org


IF YOU HAVE NOT RENEWED YOUR 2024 BRW MEMBERSHIP PLEASE DO SO SOON!! MEMBERS WHO DO NOT RENEW BEFORE FEBRUARY 29 WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE BRW DIRECTORY NOR WILL THEY RECEIVE ANY FUTURE NEWSLETTERS.

To renew your membership or become a new member: Online: Go to boulderrepublicanwomen.org

LRW February Meeting

Wednesday, February 21, 2024


6:00pm, arrive at 5:45pm to order dinner off the menu

Pinocchio's: 210 Ken Pratt Blvd, Longmont


We will be discussing the 2024 Caucus

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Join Conservative Forum

(formerly Coal Creek Republican Women)


They meet the third Monday of every month in the BCR office 11:00 to 1:00 so join them on February 19th.

BYO lunch but drinks and dessert provided


425 S Bowen Longmont, Co 80501

(Office door is on Bramwood Place-south side of the building)


Contact: Rae Ann Miller (303) 641-3588

Welcoming men as well as women

RMGO is partnering with Foundation for Applied Conservative Values to host an advocate training for the upcoming election cycle in 2024.
RMGO is set to host a one-day event at our headquarters so that you and I can stand up against the tyrannical government in Colorado.
A light breakfast (with lots of coffee) and a catered lunch will be provided.
Event Date: Saturday, February 24th, 2024
Venue Name: NAGR HQ
Address: 2300 W Eisenhower Blvd , Loveland CO 80537
•           Registration: 8:30 am to 9:00 am
•           Class: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Early Bird Registration: $$45.00
Registration URL: https://facl-training.org/schools/events/loveland-co-cms-24feb2024

Invest in what you believe in! Your contributions are used for these emails, the office, caucus materials, elections, the website, candidates themselves, the Liberty Road Show and more!


Please share your ideas too! What's the best way to reach your friends?

By becoming a "member" of BCR you are investing in all of this! Join for at least $15/month and receive a few benefits back directly to you too.

Click here to join.

Would you like to make a real difference!? Volunteer to run the Liberty Road Show! This is an excellent way to be bold and get the message out about your values. If you'd like to run for office, this is a great way to meet the active people of Boulder County.


The items used are available and organized and people will help get you going. Cinco de Mayo is a fun one and coming up soon!

One way we provide support for our Republican judges and watchers is through workshops. Please see the schedule below and plan to attend one. Everyone is welcome even if only out of curiosity.

Upcoming Workshops: Boulder County Republican sanctioned workshops to build networking and support as a volunteer in our organization. NOT required to be hired as an election judge by BOCO Elections.

 

Election Judge Workshops: need only attend one. These are held in person at BCR Headquarters 425 S. Bowen St. #1 Longmont. (Our front door is off Bramwood Place)

  1. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs February 5, 6, 7 & 8 (4 sessions that run about an hour and a half). You need only attend one.

 

Poll Watcher Workshops: need only attend one. These are held in person at BCR Headquarters 425 S. Bowen St. #1 Longmont. (Our front door is off Bramwood Place)

Tues, Wed, Thurs February 20, 21 & 22. (3 sessions that run about an hour and a half). You need only attend one.

 

Election 2024 - Plan Ahead!

March 5, 2024 - Presidential Primary

March 7, 2024 - Precinct Caucus

The purpose of Precinct Caucuses is to elect precinct committee persons and delegates to county assemblies. It is during these assemblies that you can nominate your Republican Candidates to run for office.  Caucuses are held in locations across Boulder County and are open to the public.

You can learn more about Caucus at:  https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/FAQs/caucuses.html


June 25, 2024 - Colorado State Primary


November 5, 2024 - General Election

News from Elections Operations Committee

There is still time to sign up to be an Election Judge for the Presidential Primary


Sign Up Here


Contact: Theresa Watson - twatson@bocogop.org to learn how to become an election judge or poll watcher

Here are some basic requirements:

  • registered voter in Colorado
  • election judges must be registered Republican
  • watchers can be registered Republican or Unaffiliated

Boulder County Republicans will hold workshops to build the knowledge and confidence of our judges and watchers to prepare our teams for the work of these positions. You will get to meet others and be a part of a supportive team. We will begin our Election Judge and Poll Watcher Workshops in late January and early February. Sign up now to receive upcoming information.

 

As we prepare for 2024 elections,

we are building our team of:

Election Judges

Poll Watchers

Attorneys

Data Analysts 


Election Integrity starts at the local level 

with eyes and ears on the election processes.


LEARN

FEBRUARY 28, Yoram Hazony: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State, and a Defense of Israeli Nationalism, CU Benson Center’s Visiting Scholar Conservative Thought and Policy Program, 5:30 p.m., Wolf Law Wittmeyer Courtroom (room 101). Information: https://www.colorado.edu/center/benson/


Join Perspectives 101 for an overview of the complete collapse of border control and immigration enforcement by Retired ICE Field Office Director, John Fabbricatore. Please share this invitation with family and friends. Special recognition to new guests and guests under age 30! Doors open at 5:30 and the presentation begins promptly at 6pm. **Please note: Venue is Valley Christian Church, 697 N. Denver Ave., Loveland (In Anasazi Park, proceed West to second block, two story building on your right, venue is on second level. There is an elevator!)

If you missed hearing Scott Atlas at CU in November, below is where you can hear the lecture on Restoring Trust after COVID.

Win!

Todd Zywicki, The Rule of Law and Threats to it


Having Todd Zywicki as our visiting scholar was a huge win for Boulder County. You can hear him at this link.

State Level
To find your state legislators, click here and enter your address in the search field on the map.
Regular Government Meetings

Boulder County Commissioners Meeting

Usually Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am

Click here to confirm and to see if an agenda is available.

1325 Pearl Street


City of Boulder

Usually meets the first and 3rd Tuesday.

Click here for their calendar

Click here for their online agendas (look to the bottom of the page)


City of Lafayette

5:30pm every 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at City Hall. Click here to find online agendas.

City of Longmont

Tuesdays at 7pm 3-4 weeks per month. Click here to find online agendas and make certain they are meeting. All public invited to be heard this week.


City of Louisville

Generally the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm. They meet at 951 Spruce Street in the Library meeting room. Click here for where you may find the agenda each session.


Town of Erie

The Erie Board of Trustees meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall Board Room located at 645 Holbrook Street. Click here for agendas.


Town of Nederland

The Board of Trustees for Nederland meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Click here for an agenda when available.


Town of Superior

6:00 pm, Second and Fourth Mondays of each month at 124 E Coal Creek Dr (Superior Town Hall)

Click here for agendas.

Save the Date

February 3, 2024 - Moms 4 Liberty

February 4, 2024 - Election Year Kickoff/Cook off

February 7, 2024 - BCR Monthly Morning Meeting

February 19, 2024 - Conservative Forum Lunch

February 20, 2024 - Boulder Republican Women lunch

February 21, 2024 - LRW Dinner

February 28, 2024 - BCR Executive Committee Meeting


March 2, 2024 - Moms 4 Liberty

March 5, 2024 - Presidential Primary

March 6, 2024 - BCR Monthly Morning Meeting

March 7, 2024 - Precinct Caucus  https://bocogop.org/caucus-assembly/


The purpose of Precinct Caucuses is to elect precinct committee persons and delegates to county assemblies. It is during these assemblies that you can nominate your Republican Candidates to run for office.  Caucuses are held in locations across Boulder County and are open to the public.

You can learn more about Caucus at:  https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/FAQs/caucuses.html


March 23, 2024 - Boulder County Assembly -  https://bocogop.org/caucus-assembly/


June 25, 2024 - Colorado State Primary


November 5, 2024 - General Election

Doing Democracy Day (DDD) s back!  Mark your calendars, DDD 2024 is Thursday April 4th hosted at the Longmont Museum.  We are thrilled to be back in this exciting location once again and hope you can join us.


Doing Democracy Day is a multi-community, multi-school event devoted to students wrestling with local issues, using local leaders (like you) as live resources. DDD has been a success due to the participation of local leaders and public servants. Please mark your calendars and RSVP to Kentwillmann@gmail.com 


Doing Democracy Day

Thursday April 4th 2024

Longmont Museum


Most leaders are needed between 9:15-11:30am to serve as live resources for students. Others are needed as judges from 12:15-3pm. Local leaders, educators, public servants and community members from all St. Vrain communities are invited to share their expertise and opinions as live resources for students (no advanced preparation is necessary). Students from all district high schools will be participating in a day of grappling with local issues.  


We know you are busy, so we have focused the time for local leader participation. 

DDD Schedule

 8-9:15 am - Students arrive, welcome, keynote and begin issue research

*9:15-11:30am - Leader Interviews - We need your help the most in the morning as live resources.

11:30-12:00pm - Lunch - Feel free to join us and the students for lunch on us.

*12:15-3:00pm - Semi-Finals and Finals - A few leaders are needed to serve as American Idol-style judges for student presentations.

*Leaders needed


The six local issues to be explored in 2024 are: Civic Education and Voting,  Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Social Media and Mental Health, Gangs and Gang Violence, Climate Change and Education, Vaping and School Safety.  


Feel free to share this email with other interested folks.


Contact me for more information.  Kentwillmann@gmail.com


Here are links to some news coverage of DDD

Longmont Leader 

Colorado Daily

Times-Call

DDD 2023 Montage - Thanks to Carrie Adams


Thanks for your ongoing support of DDD.

Kent

Kent Willmann

kentwillmann@gmail.com

Doing Democracy Day 

Program Director



Disclaimer

  • These Calls to Action are not sanctioned by anyone.  Not the RNC and not the BOCOGOP either, though they give me this platform to use and will kick me off if I misuse it.
  • I create this.  If you send me items to post, I may edit it, or I may not.  I appreciate it when things are sent because I cannot keep track of all that goes on in Boulder County!   
  • The amount and thoroughness of these has only to do with how much time I have to spend on it and has nothing to do with the importance of an event.  Half the time I send this out and then notice 3 more items that you might have been interested in as well.  
  • I assume this is not your only place to retrieve this sort of information.  
  • And finally – I write conversationally – in other words, not well.  ;-)
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