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!
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:
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Public Relations 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.
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!!!
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!
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.
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!
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!
Due to the Midland Co. Republican Party Bush Day Dinner on 2/25/13 we will not be having our monthly meeting in February. Everyone is encouraged to get a ticket and go hear George P. Bush speak. For our meetings after February we have some great speakers:
3/26/13 – Midland Co. District Attorney Teresa Clingman and Sheriff Gary Painter
5/28/13 – U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway
6/25/13 – State Sen. Kel Seliger
All of these meetings will be a great opportunity for MCYR members to ask THEIR elected officials questions and voice concerns.
We will be have our monthly meeting 1/29/13 at 7pm. Same location, Gerardo’s (2407 N. Big Spring) in the backroom. We have a great speaker this month:
Bobby Burns – Former Midland Mayor and Current President/CEO of the Midland Chamber of Commerce
If you have not had the opportunity to hear Mr. Burns this is your chance! Besides hearing from our great speaker, we will also have a special presentation, TBA at the meeting. Also, we will be signing up members for the 2013 Clay Shoot Committee, getting a TYRF update, discussing ideas on how to grow MCYR, and deciding what community service projects to participate in for 2013.
Light appetizers will be provided by MCYR and anyone is welcome to attend. Bring a guest with you!!!
The MCYR Christmas Party will be 12/13/12 from 6:30 to 8:30 at The Wine Rack. (4610 N. Garfield Ste. D4 in the Colonnade Shopping Center) Light appetizers will be provided by MCYR prepared by Chef Bill. It is going to be a great time for members to gather and enjoy the holidays.
We will also be collecting canned food and clothes for the homeless in Midland. So, please bring all that you can.
MCYR hopes everyone has a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to seeing all of our members and friends at the Christmas Party!