January 7, 2020 Meeting – Caleb Heimlich and Annual Business Meeting

Please join ERC at the Sheraton Bellevue Hotel (Note New Location for 2020!) at 6PM on January 7 when our speaker will be Caleb Heimlich, chairman of the Washington State Republican Party, for a look ahead to the 2020 legislative session and elections. 

Caleb Heimlich
Caleb Heimlich

Caleb Heimlich has served as chair of the Washington State Republican Party since the beginning of 2018. Born and raised in Puyallup, the third of eight children, Caleb was home educated until he enrolled at age 17 in Running Start at Pierce Community College. He went on to graduate Hillsdale College Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Political Economy. Upon graduation, he worked for Americans for Prosperity in Washington DC and then for AFP in Washington State organizing grass-roots activists. That led to being hired as the Political Director of the WSRP in 2011, promoted to Executive Director in 2013 with the additional title of Chief of Staff in 2016. Caleb’s political experience includes running for office at the age of 23 in LD 25. Though unsuccessful in the primary, he immediately worked on the field team for the Pierce County Republican Party. 

On January 7, ERC will also hold our Annual Business Meeting, electing board members as well as officers for 2020. Individuals who have been ERC members for at least the three months preceding the meeting will be eligible to vote. If you are interested in serving on the board, please email info@eastsiderepublicanclub.org.

Eastside Republican Club’s monthly meetings are held at Sheraton Bellevue Hotel (Note New Location for 2020!)click here for location information and directions. Monthly meetings cost $25 per person and include dinner (but you get a $2 discount for paying online in advance). Food and networking are at 6:00PM, and the program begins at 6:30PM. Please RSVP online if you plan to attend the upcoming meeting.

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January 8, 2019 Meeting – Kirby Wilbur and Annual Business Meeting

Please join ERC at the Red Lion Bellevue at 6PM on January 8 when our speaker will be Kirby Wilbur for a retrospective on 2018 and the lessons learned. He will also offer a look ahead in 2019, including the latest on heroin-injection sites and gun rights in Washington (I-1639 and Ferguson’s Wish List). Join us for a light dinner buffet at 6:00 at the Bellevue Red Lion.

Kirby Wilbur
Kirby Wilbur

Kirby Wilbur moved to Seattle from Washington DC at the age of 8 and graduated from Queen Anne High School and the University of Washington with a degree in history. He has been active in politics since high school. He was state chairman of the Young Republicans (1979-1981), and has been a delegate or alternate delegate to eight national Republican conventions. Kirby was a familiar voice on talk radio on KVI between 1993 and 2009. After leaving KVI, he became state director of Americans for Prosperity, and then was elected chairman of the Washington State Republican Party in 2011. He left that position in July, 2013, to become executive director of the National Journalism Center in Reston, Virginia. Kirby returned to KVI in 2016. Kirby and his wife Trina met working on Ronald Reagan’s campaign and have two sons.

On January 8, ERC will also hold our Annual Business Meeting, electing board members as well as officers for 2019. Individuals who have been ERC members for at least the three months preceding the meeting will be eligible to vote. If you are interested in serving on the board, please email info@eastsiderepublicanclub.org.

Eastside Republican Club’s monthly meetings are held at Red Lion Hotel Bellevueclick here for location information and directions. Monthly meetings cost $20 per person and include a light buffet. Food and networking are at 6:00PM, and the program begins at 6:30PM. Please RSVP online if you plan to attend the upcoming meeting.

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January 9, 2018 Meeting – Dino Rossi and Annual Business Meeting

The Eastside Republican Club will proudly welcome Dino Rossi, Republican candidate for 8th Congressional District to replace the retiring Congressman Dave Reichert, as the keynote speaker at our first meeting of 2018!

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 9 at 6:00PM (NOTE: the second Tuesday) due to proximity of the usual date to the New Year’s holiday. This will be the first meeting at our new monthly dinner location, at the Red Lion Bellevue Hotel.

This meeting will also be the Annual Business Meeting for the Club, at which we elect board members as well as officers for 2018. Individuals who have been ERC members for at least the three months preceding the meeting will be eligible to vote. If you are interested in serving on the board, please email info@eastsiderepublicanclub.org.

Eastside Republican Club’s monthly dinner meetings are held at Red Lion Hotel Bellevue; click here for location information and directions. Dinner is served at 6:00PM, and the program begins at 6:30PM. Please RSVP online if you plan to attend the upcoming meeting. Monthly dinner meetings cost $20 per person.

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