August MCYR Meeting and Nominations

MCYR is back after a busy summer! We will have our monthly meeting tomorrow, Tuesday Aug 26th, at 7pm at Gerardo’s Casita (2407 N Big Spring St) in Midland. We will be having Chief Robinson of the Midland Police Dept come talk to the club and have nominations for our 2014-2015 officers. Bring your friends and join us!

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Clay Shoot Benefiting Centers for Children and Families!

Come join us as the MCYRs raise money for Centers for Children and Families!

We will be having our annual clay shoot at Jake’s Clays (13301 FM 1379, Midland, Texas 79706) on Friday, May 16th. You are encouraged to sign up as a team of 6 shooters ($1,050 per team) or as individuals ($175 per shooter). There will be a 9am rotation and a 1pm rotation. Prize drawings will be held during lunch which will be provided. Each shooter will have a 1 in 10 chance of winning a gun! Also, raffle tickets are being sold at $5/ticket or $20 for 5 tickets for other assorted prizes!

Also, a big thanks to Anthem Oil & Gas for helping to sponsor this event! If you would like to help sponsor, there are many ways to do so! We have sponsorship levels starting at $500 and going to $3,000. Send us an email if you would like to know more about sponsorships!

Please make checks payable to Midland Co. Young Republicans and send them to Jake’s Clays.

Please send an email to president@midland.texasyoungrepublicans.com for more information!

So please come and have fun as we raise money for a wonderful, caring charity! More info about Centers below:

Since 1957, Centers for Children and Families (Centers) has helped strengthen individuals and families in West Texas. The agency was founded to provide counseling for those who would otherwise be unable to afford the services that would assist them during difficult emotional times.

Why “Centers”?
Over the years, our objective has remained unchanged: to meet the needs of families, regardless of the level of income. We are designed to be an affordable resource for adults and children facing various stages of need.

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MCYR March Meeting Tomorrow!

MCYR will be hosting its March meeting tomorrow, March 25th, at Gerardo’s Casita in Midland (2407 N Big Spring St) at 7pm.

Midland’s newly re-elected District Clerk, Ross Bush, will come by to speak with us. Also, we will have more information on our Clay Shoot and a sign-up sheet to volunteer for the event on May 16th. Please bring your friends, have some food, meet more new MCYRs, and enjoy a fun speaker.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Josh Sparks

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MCYR January Meeting 1/28/14 at 7pm

Friends,

Please join us next Tuesday evening, Jan. 28th, for an exciting January meeting! We are honored to have State Senator Kel Seliger and former Mayor of Midland Mike Canon (candidates for State Senate, District 31), as well as Judge Mike Bradford and Kathy Reeves (candidates for Midland County Judge), come speak with us. They will talk with us about some of the struggles they expect to face in the positions that they are running for.

Please come, listen, learn, and ask any questions you have of our speakers. As always, bring your friends and appetizers will be provided. Details below:

Tuesday, Jan. 28th at 7pm
Gerardo’s Casita (2407 N Big Spring St)

P.S. If you haven’t paid your 2014 membership dues, it is time to do so!

Regards,

Joshua Sparks
MCYR President

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MCYR Monthly Meeting 8/27/13 at 7pm

Friends,

We will be having our monthly on 8/27/13 at 7pm. We will meet at Gerardo’s (2407 N. Big Spring) in the backroom. This month is our Annual Membership Drive to recruit new members and for existing members to re-new their memberships.

We will also be holding officer nominations and will have numerous spots open for new leadership to come in and continue to lead this great club towards the future. This is a great opportunity for members to get involved on the Executive Board. Positions up for nomination:

President
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Treasurer
Executive Secretary
Public Relations Officer
Technology Officer

Outside of officer nominations we will get an update on the 2nd Annual MCYR Clay Shoot. We have secured a Headline Sponsor for the clay shoot and will be working hard putting shooting teams together to make this event a huge success, along with securing additional sponsorship’s.

Our Speaker this month is Midland County Judge Mike Bradford. He will be giving members an update on all that is happening in the county and the recently lowered tax rate. It will be a great time to ask questions and have a better understanding of how your county government works.

So, please bring a friend or anyone who is interested in MCYR. Let’s make this year’s Annual Membership Drive a huge success then work towards raising as much money as possible for the Centers for Children and Families at our Clay Shoot. As always, appetizers will be provided by MCYR.

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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MCYR Clean’s House at 2013 TYRF State Convention!!!

At the 2013 Texas Young Republican Federation State Convention the Midland Co. Young Republicans made history! We were awarded the 2013 TYRF Large Club of the Year and also the 2013 TYRF Event of the Year for our 1st Annual Clay Shoot!

During last year’s convention we were awarded the 2012 TYRF Small Club of the Year and after talking with members from around the State no one can remember when a Small Club of the Year came back with added membership growth to take home the Large Club of the Year.

I am extremely proud of the accomplishments this club has done in our first TWO YEARS!!! We are the leading example of how to start a new club and continue to grow it. Congrats to ALL the members of MCYR!!!

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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MCYR Meeting 6/25/13 at 7pm

Friends,

We will be having our monthly meeting 6/25/13 at 7pm. Same location as always, Gerardo’s (2407 N. Big Spring) in the backroom. We have a great speaker this month:

Midland Mayor Wes Perry

Mayor Perry will be giving members an update on what is happening in the city, along with an update on the water projects the city has been engaging in. This will be a great timer for members to ask THEIR mayor questions and voice concerns.

We will also get an update on the 2013 MCYR Clay Shoot, officer reports, be signing up members for the MCYR Rockhound’s Day on 7/25/13 and signing up delegates for the TYRF State Convention in August. As always, appetizers will be provided by MCYR and anyone is welcome to attend. Bring a friend!

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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MCYR Monthly Meeting 5/28/13 at 7PM

Friends,

We will be having our monthly meeting this month on 5/28/13 at 7pm. Same location as always, Gerardo’s (2407 N. Big Spring) in the backroom. This month we have a great speaker:

U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway

Congressman Conaway will be giving members an update on what is happening in Washington D.C. and will answer questions from the membership. This will be a great opportunity for members to meet THEIR U.S. Congressman and ask questions.

As always appetizers will be provided by MCYR and anyone is invited to attend. Bring a friend and come join us for this great evening with Congressman Conaway.

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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MCYR After Work Meet & Greet 4/23/13

Friends,

We will be having our second After Work Meet & Greet of the year on 4/23/13 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. It will be held at Cigar Frogs (216 N. Main St.).

This will be a great time to network with other Young Professionals in the area and relax after a hard day of work.

We will NOT be having a monthly meeting this month and will only be holding the Meet & Greet. The club will be back to our normal schedule next month with U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway as our featured speaker.

Bring a friend and invite everyone you know!

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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MCYR Monthly Meeting 3/26/13 at 7PM

Friends,

We will be having our monthly meeting 3/26/13 at 7pm. Same location, Gerardo’s (2407 N. Big Spring) in the backroom. We have two great speakers this month:

Midland Co. District Attorney Teresa Clingman
Midland Co. Sheriff Gary Painter

This will be a great opportunity for members to ask THEIR elected officials questions and have a better understanding of what each office does for the county.

Other Items on the Agenda:

* Recap of TYRF Legislative Day
* Update on the YRNF Board Meeting in SA
* Update on the MCYR Clay Shoot
* Update on the YRNF National Convention in Mobile, AL
* Update on the TYRF State Convention in Austin, TX

As always light appetizers will be provided by MCYR and anyone is welcome to attend. Bring a friend!

J.Ross Lacy
MCYR President

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