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Puget Sound Republican Event Calendar

     The Puget Sound Republican Event Calendar is not maintained or sponsored by Eastside Republican Club, and is not an official communication from any Republican Party organization; it is a volunteer effort by Lois Gustafson and Toby Nixon, based on information submitted by calendar subscribers, and is posted here by permission. The events on the calendar are not necessarily sponsored or endorsed by ERC, but we are providing this archive of the most recent Event Calendar for the benefit of ERC members. If you would like to submit an event to the calendar, or to receive calendar updates by email, contact Lois at lygus@msn.com.

(Last Updated July 3, 2015)


Republican Friends,


Time flies … Primary Election ballots are due to hit the mail on July 15! Vote early and mail right back. Last date for a postmark is August 4th.


Wow! Check out the picnics you’re invited to over the next couple months. It’s always fun to gather with our Republican friends for a great time! Many organizations won’t be meeting in July or August, please check before heading out to a regular meeting.


Remember that anything listed below is open for any of you to attend.


Wishing each of you a Happy and Safe Independence Day.

Lois Gustafson & Toby Nixon



Teri Hickel is running for State Representative

in this year's special election in the 30th Legislative District.

Please CLICK HERE to give $10, $25, $50 or more today




July 4th needs no introduction! Fly your flag in honor of all who have and are now serving!


July 4: 11AM & 12PM   Two Parades to Walk with Jane Hague

·         Yarrow Point Parade: 11 am (92nd Ave)

·         Kirkland Parade: 12 pm ( Market Street, Waverly & 5th Ave West) need most volunteers

RSVP: events@electjanehague.com


July 7: 6-8:30PM                    The Eastside Republican Club Annual Summer Picnic

Mercer Island private home

Meet and hear local candidates

Cost: $15 with choice of burger or chicken entrée,

RSVP by July 3 for food order & more information: http://www.eastsiderepublicanclub.org/index.html


July 11: 10-11AM     Coffee with Lori Sotelo, KC Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer

 and candidate for 30th LD State Representative Teri Hickel

Federal Way location to be determined

Click here for more information and to RSVP.


July 11: 10AM & 11AM        Two Parades to Walk with Jane Hague

·         Mercer Island Parade: Meet 10AM at 27th & 78th Ave SE

·         Redmond Derby Days Parade: 11AM at 8383 158th Ave NE, Redmond

RSVP: events@electjanehague.com


July 11: Redmond Derby Days & Parade, walk with candidates, need volunteers to staff our booth

Contact: Eric Rohrbach erohr@w-link.net


July 16: 6:30PM       Evergreen Republican Women Dinner Meeting

'Honoring our Veterans'

Shawn O'Donnell's, Everett

Dinner & social 6:30, meeting 7PM

Guest: Shellie Starr who lost her son, Jeff, in Iraq. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeffrey Brian Starr, 22, was killed by sniper fire on May 30, 2005 -- Memorial Day -- while on a security patrol of Ramadi.

County Councilman 'The Sole Voice of Reason' Ken Klein will be there at 8:15 to give us a State of the County report.  

RSVP by July13th http://evergreenrepublicanwomen.com 


July 16: 6:30-8:30    30th District Annual Summer Picnic

Steele Lake, Federal Way (2410 S 312th St)

Candidates attending! Donations gladly accepted.

RSVP: chair30thgop@live.com



July 19: 4-6PM         Jane Hague Fundraiser

Hosted by J A Jance House, Bellevue

Suggested donation: $150

RSVP: events@electjanehague.com


July 20: 11:30AM     Bothell North King Co Republican Women’s Luncheon Meeting

Preservation Kitchen, 17121 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Guest: Randy Pepple, ShiftWa.  “The New Political Reality of the Permanent Campaign” info@shiftwa.org

Cost: $15 includes lunch & room rental. A gratuity for server appreciated

RSVP early: Janette Lemmé, President, 206-290-5005  jlemme1@aol.com


July 22: 7:30AM                Leadership Workshop

How to Motivate, Manage & Lead Volunteers Successfully

Presenter: Jean Ann French, former international volunteer coordinator Habitat for Humanity

Sponsored by Snohomish County Republican Women’s Club

Everett Golf & Country Club, 1500 52nd St SE, Everett

Check in by 7:15AM

Cost: $25 includes breakfast & workshop

RSVP by noon July 17: jeanannf@comcast.net 425.891.3086 


July 24: 6-8PM        Log cabin Republicans of WA Meeting

Contact: Kyle Curtis for more information 


Have you mailed your Primary Election ballot yet?


July 28: 3-9PM           41st, 45th & 48th Districts Republicans Summer Picnic

        Putting Contest and Candidate Forum

Bellevue Golf Course, 5500 140th Ave Ne, Bellevue, WA 98005

Schedule: Putting Contest, 3pm - 6pm  ($5 for 3 balls)

              Dinner, 6pm - 7pm ($20)

              Candidate Speeches, plus Q&A, 7pm - 9pm

Contact: Cynthia Cole  cynthiamcole@aol.com Eric Rohrbach erohr@w-link.net   Dale Fonk dalefonk@cs.com
                 Janet Suppes   




Aug 1: 11AM-2PM      2015 King County Republican Party Summer Picnic

Velodrome Pavilion at Marymoor Park in Redmond

A family event, meet elected officials and candidates

Contact Arthur Whitten 425.990.0404  Arthur@KCGOP.org  for booth reservations and sponsorship information


Aug 4 is Primary Election Day, be sure your ballot has been mailed earlier

or rush it to a dropbox!


All Conservatives and their family are welcome!

Aug 9: 3PM    Puget Sound Underground Annual Picnic

At a park near north King Co/Snohomish Co line

This is a potluck family picnic

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/465780000256700/ email dampinwa@gmail.com.


Aug 17: 6:30PM       5th District Republican Meeting

6:30PM social  7PM meeting

Eagle Room, Issaquah Police Station, 130 E Sunset Way  Issaquah 98027

Contact: Wayne at comm@5LDGOP.org    http://www.5LDGOP.org


Aug 27: 45th District Republicans Annual Summer Picnic at Perrigo Park

Contact: Eric Rohrbach erohr@w-link.net


Sept 21: 6:30PM      5th District Republican Meeting

6:30PM social  7PM meeting

Eagle Room, Issaquah Police Station, 130 E Sunset Way  Issaquah 98027

Contact: Wayne at comm@5LDGOP.org    http://www.5LDGOP.org


Sept 24: 7PM             45th District Republican Meeting

Assembly of God Church, Redmond, 16601 Ne 95th St, Redmond, WA 98052

Contact:  Dale dalefonk@cs.com


Sept 25: 6:30PM      Freedom Foundation invites 2015 Legacy Honors Dinner

Hyatt Regency Bellevue Grand Ballroom

Guest: Cleta Mitchell, conservative attorney who exposed the Obama Administration’s targeting of conservative groups using the IRS.  

RSVP: 1-800-769-6617 or rvalencia@myfreedomfoundation.com


Oct 15:                  USO Five Star Gala

The Westin Bellevue

Cost: $250 each

Visit: http://usonw.org/gala/sponsorship.php


Oct 22: 7PM               45th District Republican Meeting

Assembly of God Church, Redmond, 16601 Ne 95th St, Redmond, WA 98052

Contact:  Dale dalefonk@cs.com


Dec 3:             45th District Republicans Christmas Party, details TBD


Dec 5:          The Eastside Republican Club Annual Holiday Dinner Auction

Sheraton Bellevue




Ben Carson for President www.2016committee.org

Kim Wyman for Sec of State http://www.kimwyman.com/ 

Keep State Rep Dick Muri http://dickmuri.com/

Robertson for Bellevue City Council www.RobertsonForCouncil.com

SeaTac Council races:

Rick Forschler - Position 1 - http://www.forschler.org/
Peter Kwon - Position 3 - email:
Erin Sitterley - Position 7 -
Mike Siefkes - Position 5 - email:

Toby Nixon for Kirkland City Council, www.tobynixon.com

Jason Chinchilla for Kirkland City Council, Facebook: Jason Chinchilla for Kirkland City Council, www.VoteChinchilla.com

Roz Gorc for Bothell City Council, www.RozGorc.us

Ramiro Valderrama Sammamish City Council www.votevalderrama.com

Jane Hague for KC Council http://electjanehague.com/


Official Sites

Washington state official website http://access.wa.gov/

Find a state senator or representative   http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/Default.aspx

Contact the Whitehouse 202.456.1414 direct or 202.456.1111 for comments

Congressman Dave Reichert Representative.reichert@mail.house.gov   https://reichert.house.gov/contact-me

         Toll free 1.877.920.9208   Issaquah office 425-677-7414     DC office 202.225.7761 

         Wenatchee Office 200 Palouse St., Ste 201, Wenatchee, WA 98801  Phone 509.342.8772

KC Council Kathy Lambert Kathy@Kathylambert.com   work 206.477.1003

Snohomish County Headquarters 514 State Ave #109, Marysville 360.653.1100


KCGOP HQ www.kcgop.org

WSRP http://www.wsrp.org/


Citizen's Alliance for Property Rights


Amazon Smile will donate to CAPR  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-1322614

King County Citizen's Alliance for Property Rights www.capr.us/king.php

Visit for listing of CAPR organizations http://www.proprights.org/index.php


Other Organizations


The Eastside Transportation Assoc. meets third Wednesday morning www.eastsideta.com

UW College Republicans Every Thursday 6PM, http://collegerepublicans-uw.org/ 

Eastside Republican Club, first Tuesday, Embassy Suites http://www.eastsiderepublicanclub.org/ 


Freedom Foundation http://www.effwa.org/main/page.php

King County Young Republicans http://www.kingcountyyr.org/ or http://youngrepublicans.meetup.com/86/

Evergreen Republican Women's Club Meets Shawn O'Donnell's  Social 6:30, program 7:00.

Optional $15 buffet  RSVP 360-793-9553 or evergreenrepublicanwomen@yahoo.com 

Cascade Rep Women noon, 3rd Wed TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, 36005 SE Ridge Street Snoqualmie

Bothell North King Republican Women's Luncheon meetings: 3rd Mondays, 11:30AM,

   Janette Lemm­é, President, 206-290-5005 or email jlemme1@aol.com

 The Right Northwest Chicks meet fourth Wednesday evening


The South Sound Ronald Reagan Republican Club http://www.ronaldreaganclub.net/

47th District no host breakfast, first Monday of the month, 8AM Auburn Oddfellows


Tea Party & Patriot Organizations


The Puget Sound Conservative Underground https://www.facebook.com/groups/thePSCU

Issaquah/Sammamish/North Bend Tea Party - Eastside Citizens for Responsible Government   issaquahteaparty@gmail.com   http://www.eastsideteaparty.com

Kitsap Patriots Tea Party  doriscarender@hotmail.com

Renton/Kent/Covington Tea Party Patriots  1st Thursday of month at  Fairwood Country Club,

          17070 -140th Ave  SE, Renton   Maureen Sims 253.334.6762 justmo42@hotmail.com  

Seattle Tea Party Patriots  1st Monday of the month  gmoonster@comcast.net  meyday2@gmail.com

Sound Watch Patriots (Fed Way, Burien, SeaTac, Des Moines) Federalwayteapartypatriots@gmail.com 

South Sound & Bonney Lake Patriots    http://www.southsoundpatriots.com/

Tacoma 9/12 Project     http://www.meetup.com/The-Tacoma-9-12-Project-Meetup-Group/

Shoreline Caucus           http://shorelinecaucus.com/

We Surround Puget Sound 9/12  Provides educational opportunities in Edmonds on Mondays    http://www.meetup.com/WeSurroundPugetSound-912ers/


Military and Veteran sites


Puget Sound Honor Flight sends WWII Vets to their DC Memorial www.pugetsoundhonorflight.org  

Struggling Veterans and their families: Operation Military Family http://www.omfcares.org/

Help local Wounded Warriors www.heartbeatforwarriors.org/

Free event tickets for active duty military, veterans, spouses & more  http://www.vettix.org/

WA Dept of Veterans Affairs programs for employment and homelessness


King County Veterans Help Center 1.877.904.8387


WA Veteran's events: http://www.dva.wa.gov/public_events.html

The Veterans Voice Newsletter online www.dva.wa.gov/publications.html

The National Personnel Records Center - DD-214s online: http://vetrecs.archives.gov

Vietnam Memorial Wall: Find friends and loved ones, listed by state, www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm

Send mail to a Service Member deployed in the War on Terror Lygus@msn.com




First Thursday Seattle Art Walk  first Thursday of every month from noon  to 8PM.


Bellingham Railway Museum, 1320 Commercial Street, Bellingham WA 98225

Friends of Renton Public Libraries: first Tuesday of month/7:00 PM downtown Renton Library 100 Mill

 Ave or the Renton Highlands Library (every third month)



If you have a comment or an event to list on this e-calendar, please send it to Lois at lygus@msn.com. Include title of event, date, time, exact location including street address, cost and contact person. We are happy to list non-political community events that are open to the public and of interest to Republicans.

Lois Gustafson, Toby Nixon


(This e-calendar is sent as a courtesy of Lois Gustafson and Toby Nixon. It is not an official communication from any Republican Party organization. Visit www.wsrp.org or www.kcgop.org for more Republican information. You are welcome to forward this e-calendar to your lists but please don't post it on a website without our permission. Thank you.)  



Eastside Republican Club - P.O. Box 40302 - Bellevue, WA 98015 - Email: info (at) eastsiderepublicanclub.org