Newsletter 8/8/22

Aug 8, 2022


Have Questions about the November Election?

Invite us to speak to your group!

If you are a member of a group that would benefit from some information about the 2022 candidates, voter registration, voting dates or election process overall, we would be happy to come and speak to your group. You can make specific requests for information as well. 

Service organizations, homeowners associations, church groups, clubs of any kind with a membership.

We are available days or evenings.  Call to schedule:  Dave Devane (828.817.8759) or Dick Shaughnessy (828.829.2543)



A Little Justice May Go A Long Way….

Some of the idiotic and unconstitutional decisions to fire employees for refusing the COVID vaccine is going to bite corporate America where it hurts.  And here’s a good beginning …

NorthShore University Health System will pay more than $10.3 million for unlawfully discriminating against more than 500 current and former health care workers and for denying religious exemptions from the COVID shot mandate. 

Thanks to the Liberty Counsel for taking on this case and WINNING!  Read the full story here.


Gun Raffle

A gun raffle is a fund-raising event for the Polk Republican Party.  Each year we have one. Every year, we’ve had a local winner.  With your help, we hope to have another successful raffle this year.  All funds go to maintain our beautiful facility and support the activities of the local Party.  Buy a single ticket for $5 or a pack of 5 for $20.  All ticket sales will be online only, no paper tickets this year to save money and make purchase more convenient.

This year, we’re announcing a runner up prize of $100 for the 2nd place winner.  So, get your card ready and get your ticket(s) today. 



CLICK the link below to purchase tickets           



Tue, Aug 9th, 6:30PM.  Election Integrity Training.  Dave Warren from the NCGOP will be conducting this training at the Rutherford County GOP, Main St, Rutherfordton NC.  Open to Polk County volunteers.

Thu, Aug 11th, 6:00PMPolk GOP Monthly Membership MtgSoup & Schmooze hour starts off the evening at 6:00.  It’s pot luck night.  If you plan to dine with us, please bring a side dish, dessert or beverage. If you just want to come for the business meeting, that begins around 6:45PM with our guest speakers for the eveningREP Jake Johnson, NC 113 and John Anglin, Dist. 11 NCGOP Chair.

SAT, Aug 20th, 12:30PM.  Faith, Family & Freedom Rally, hosted by Transylvania GOP.   Guest speaker, Lt Governor Robinson.  Location:  Anchor Baptist Church, 3232 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768.  For more information, call Jeff Brewer, 330.990.3033.

Fri, Aug 26th, 7 - 9:30PM.  Operation Song.  This is going to be an amazing event … Nashville coming to Tryon!  We helping this group promote their event, in part, because one of our very own veterans will be honored at this event.  We hope some of you will be able to come out and support a great organization with an even greater mission.  Operation Song is a blessing to our servicemembers and their families. We’re grateful to the contributing artists and founders of this group.

Wed,, Aug 31st , 2022, 6:00PM.  Ted Budd Reception, Taylor Ranch, 1005 Cane Creek Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732.  RSVP here.

Note:  GOP meetings will be monthly starting in June. In September, we’ll move to a bi-monthly format, with two (2) meetings each month.  Keep up to date in this weekly newsletter and share with your friends.

WE THE PEOPLE speak out

Are there any writers out there who would like to share an op-ed with their fellow conservatives.  If so, please send in your submission and we’ll do our best to publish it here in the newsletter.  Email to us at:  [email protected]


SHOUT OUT to our community. 

We NEED additional volunteers to work with our Precinct Teams and with our Headquarters staff starting immediately.  If you’ve been wanting to pitch in, please give a call or email us and we’ll give some details on what’s needed.  You can also visit our website to volunteer. 

828.802.1158 /  [email protected]



Polk County Republican Party

33 S Peak St, Columbus NC 28722

Mailing:  PO Box 448, Columbus NC 28722

Tel.  828.802.1158

Email: [email protected]



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