January GOP Monthly Meeting had a Great Turnout!!!

Lots of information was given out, as well as, having an opportunity to meet some of the candidates running for office. The highlight of the evening was guest speaker, Congressional Candidate, Frank Roche.

Angus started the meeting with preliminaries of party business. He then introduced the guest speaker to the meeting. Frank gave a moving speech on what he would bring to Harnett County in the way of his leadership and experience. You can see his whole speech with these links:

Frank Covers the Globe          Frank, what are the top issues?

After Frank spoke, Judge Paul Holcombe said a few words. He told of his career as a District Attorney and how he has served us on the bench. He mentioned he has also chaired the Lee and Johnston County Conventions in the past. I joked that he should not feel bad he hasn’t chaired the Harnett Convention yet. Lee and Johnston counties don’t have Jason Lemmons.

Judge Hoclombe’s Facebook Page

2nd District Chair Joyce Cotton gave us the low down on upcoming District, State and even National GOP events. Please follow along with the Harnett Republican Facebook page and website as well as the NCGOP2.com website and NCGOP2 Facebook page for information about upcoming events.

We met W. Lin Coker who is running for school board for District 4 in Harnett County.

Vice Chair and District 3 School Board Representative, Howard Penny, spoke a few moments. He was asked about the funds that were recently in the news that may benefit folks in Harnett County.

Chandra Reed and Lynn Dahnke spoke about Sen. Rabin and his upcoming fundraisers.

Brenda updated us on David Lewis’s campaign. The address to his new office is
1168 N Main St in Lillington. The grand opening of the office is Wed Feb 3,2016 at 10 am. Free breakfast!!!

Erica Gallion spoke of the Youth Legislature Program that is coming up in April. She also dropped some dirt on us about her role as County Soil and Water Conservation Representative.

Message from the Chairman

Fellow Republicans,

I hope everybody is doing well and ready to get back to work on the party’s business. Our monthly meeting will be held Thursday, January 28th at Nonna’s Italian restaurant 11w Front Street, Lillington. (Dinner at 6:30 meeting will begin at 7:00) I want to encourage everyone to patronize the restaurant since they have been so nice to reserve a large portion of their dining area for us. We have much to discuss from upcoming primaries to the 2016 HC GOP convention. US Congressional candidate Frank Roche is scheduled to speak and short Q&A session will follow. I look forward to seeing everyone next week.

County Convention is Tuesday March 8th at the Sports Zone in Lillington at 6:30Pm

Angus Strickland
Chairman, HC GOP