Antrim County Republican Party Meeting Minutes for 5/16/16

Forest Home Twp. Hall

Meeting convened at 7:35 p.m. Chairman Randy Bishop: Pledge.  Prayer: Jim Gurr

Treasurer’s Report: Laura Bogdan;  State Acct.  $x,xxx.xx.    Corporate Acct.  $x,xxx.xx

Introduced new member: Ron Allen from Mancelona, running for Dist. 8 County Commissioner.

Secretary’s Report:  Approval of April meeting minutes. Motion to approve: Cheri Hogan,  2nd Greg Valerio

Chairman read names of Republican candidates running for elected office. List is posted at .

Candidates present, who are running for County Commissioners, Bill Bailey running for Dist. 2,  Michael Bertram Dist. 5, Jim Gurr Dist. 6, and Brenda Ricksgers Dist. 6, Dawn Lavanway Dist. 7 and James Peters Dist. 7,  Ron Allen Dist. 8  were all introduced.

Chairman: Update on ACRP Golf Outing at the Chief Golf Course. Date of outing has been changed to Saturday July 9th. (previous date conflicted with GOP National Convention) Link to PDF  Golf Outing Flyer and registration form available under ‘future events’ on web site.

18 Hole Scramble starts at 1:00 p.m. Golfers are urged to recruit foursomes. Prices: $75. a person, includes scramble and BBQ dinner. Dinner only, $25. MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 30th. deadline. After that, prices increase to $100. for scramble and dinner. Dinner only $50.

Euchre Tournament: at 2:30 p.m.

Carrot Cake Challenge: Brenda Rickgers vs. Randy Bishop.

Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Cash Bar: 4:30 p.m.

Hole sponsorships: contact Brad Brown: 231-264-8233

Laura Bogdan: ACRP Chairman Randy Bishop will represent us at the National GOP Convention in Cleveland, as an alternate delegate.

Motion by Maryann Jorgensen to use funds from the ACRP Corporate Account, not to exceed $800. to help with Randy’s expenses for his trip to the convention.  (Randy will document expenses) 2nd. Barbara Bradford: Passed unanimously.

Discussion of various scenarios that could take place at the upcoming convention and transgender bathroom issue and Detroit schools issue.

Motion to adjourn: Barbara Bradford 2nd. Dawn Lavanway

Adjourned 8:57 p.m.