June 17th: We’re back! Let’s find out how to get back to work to keep Arizona RED.

We have all seen how unfair and unconstitutional the Democrat Mayors and Governors have been in other states to their constituents. Is there any doubt that if we allow them to take over the U. S. Senate or hold the U. S. House of Representatives, they will try to do the same thing nationwide? And, just how many times can President Trump be Impeached? Can you picture a Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, and endless tedious speeches by Nancy Pelosi? We might find out if they win.

And what about our Great State of Arizona? If this state turns blue, how long do you think it will be before our “new normal” is limited freedom and liberties? If it were up to our current elected officials, we will still be sheltering in place… some of them said until maybe the fall or next year! And do any of us doubt that the voter ID rules would be overturned in their first day of full power?

With that said, please join us on June 17th to learn what each and every one of us can do to ensure victory for our country and state. Each of these committed Republican representatives will tell us what they are doing to win the upcoming elections and what we can do to help.

Lori Klein, National Committeewomen representing Arizona, RNC

Greg Safsten, Executive Director, AZGOP

Drew Sexton, State Director, Trump Victory

Alex Smith, Regional Field Director, NRSC

If not now, when?

We have all heard that “This is the most important election of our lives” every election year. But this time, it really is! This time, everything really is at stake! This election will determine the futures for our children and grandchildren.

WE NEED YOU! PLEASE JOIN US!

Walk ins are NOT guaranteed a seat. And we strongly discourage walk ins. However, if seating is available, the cost of lunch is $45 (vs. $35).

We stop taking reservations on Friday, June 12th at 10:00 am.

To make a reservation and for additional details, click on this link:

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March 18, 2020 Luncheon: Brent Bozell, Founder and President, Media Research Center

The March meeting was cancelled because of the Coronavirus. We hope to have Mr. Bozell later in the year. Watch for details.

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We are so excited! Join us on March 18th and you’ll get to hear from Brent Bozell of the Media Research Center!

Also on tap is Lori Klein Corbin, Arizona’s elected Republican Committeewoman.

Make your reservation today! We expect to sell out quickly.

About Brent Bozell: Lecturer, syndicated columnist, television commentator, debater, marketer, businessman, author, publisher and activist, L. Brent Bozell III is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today.

Founder and president of the Media Research Center, Mr. Bozell runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Established in 1987, the MRC has made “media bias” a household term.

Mr. Bozell is the author of the books Collusion: How The Media Stole the 2012 Election And How to Stop Them From Doing It In 2016 (with Tim Graham), Whitewash: What the Media Won’t Tell You About Hillary Clinton, but Conservatives Will (also with Tim Graham), and Weapons of Mass Distortion: The Coming Meltdown of the Liberal Media.

To make a reservation, click here: https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT RESERVATION INFORMATION:If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Joan Lang at (480)703-0416 and leave a message with your name and number. Joan will call you back.  Walk ins are NOT guaranteed a seat. And we strongly discourage walk ins. However, if seating is available, the cost of lunch is $45 (vs. $35).

We stop taking reservations on Friday, March 13th at 10:00 am.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch 

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale  

On the Menu

Parmesan Chicken Piccata 

Angel Hair Pasta

Asparagus and Roasted Roma Tomatoes

Lemon Tart with Raspberry Sauce

Bread Basket

Coffee and Tea 

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Fruit Cup

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February 19, 2020 Luncheon: Corporation Commission Panel

Join us for a panel discussion among seven of our Republican candidates for Corporation Commission: Neil DeSanti, Boyd Dunn (incumbent), David Farnsworth, Lea Marquez Peterson (incumbent, appointed by Governor Ducey), Nick Meyers, Kim Owens and Eric Sloan.

We will not take questions from the floor. Please submit your questions to Karen Goldinov, President, at klgoldinov@gmail.com. Questions must be received by Wednesday, February 12th. If you do not indicate which candidate the question is to be asked of, we will assign it to a candidate.

For some background on what Arizona’s Corporation Commission does, we turn to their website, www.azcc.gov. The organization’s mission is “to ensure safe, reliable, and affordable utility services; have railroad and pipeline systems that are operated and maintained in a safe manner; grow Arizona’s economy as we help local entrepreneurs achieve their dream of starting a business; modernize an efficient, effective, and responsive government agency; and protect Arizona citizens by enforcing an ethical securities marketplace.

We hope that you will attend! This is your opportunity to hear how each of these candidates intends to ensure safe, reliable and affordable utilities for all of us. We don’t want to become another California, where rates are high, and availability is uncertain as a result of the state’s insane “green energy” policies. See you there.

To make a reservation, click here: https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT RESERVATION INFORMATION:

If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Joan Lang at (480) 703-0416 and leave a message with your name and number. Joan will call you back.

If you would like to pay by check, please mail make your check out to PVRW and send your payment to Joan Lang at 12420 East Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale AZ 85259. Checks must be received by Joan no later than Wednesday, February 12th. Be sure to let Joan know your meal selection. If you want to sit with your friends, be sure to give Joan a list of attendees you wish to have at your table.

Walk ins are NOT guaranteed a seat. And we strongly discourage walk ins. However, if seating is available, the cost of lunch is $45 (vs. $35).

Reservations close on Friday, February 14th at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale 

On the Menu

Chicken Enchiladas

Rice and Beans

Vanilla Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Coffee and Tea

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Fruit Cup

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January 15, 2020 Luncheon: Andrea Kadar on the Risky Proposition of Legalizing Marijuana in Arizona

Andrea Kadar speaking at a Trump Rally in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

Did you know that there is another effort afoot in Arizona to place the question of marijuana legalization back on the ballot in 2020? Before residents of Arizona go to vote on this issue for a second time, it is imperative that we learn what legalizing marijuana would mean to our state’s children, schools, highways and workplaces.

Join us at our January 15th luncheon as Andrea Kadar, a volunteer for Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy shares with us the dangers of legalizing marijuana, a psychoactive substance that is linked to serious physical and mental health problems including increased risk of psychosis and a decreased IQ.

To learn more about the impacts of marijuana legalization, go to the Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy website by clicking here: http://arizonansforresponsibledrugpolicy.org/.

To make a reservation, click here:

https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Linda Rizzo at 480.766.6606 and leave a message with your name and number. Linda will call you back.

Reservations close on Friday, January 10 at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale 

On the Menu

Chicken Pot Pie

Black Forest Cheesecake

Coffee and Tea

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Fruit Cup

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Join Us on December 18th for Some Holiday Cheer: Upscale Singers and Dr. Kelli Ward!

Tickets to our December luncheon are selling much more quickly than normal. Is it possible that we might sell out? That certainly would be a first! Already 120 of you have made a reservation. Don’t be left out. Purchase your tickets today!

Keeping with our December luncheon tradition, we change things up a bit in December by providing some Christmas Cheer. And we have a special treat for you this year! Members of the premier Scottsdale singing group, Upscale Singers, will entertain us.

Dr. Kelli Ward will join us as well. She will talk about what we need to do to keep Arizona red in 2020. Plus, Dr. Ward will install Palo Verde RW’s 2020/2021 Executive Board: Karen Goldinov, President; Gayla Coletto, 1st VP-Programs; Judy Clouse, 2nd VP-Membership; Cindy Hill, 3rd VP-Community Outreach; Mary Reitz, Secretary; and Joan Lang, Treasurer.

To make a reservation, click here: https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com
IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Linda Rizzo at 480.766.6606 and leave a message with your name and number. Linda will call you back.  

Reservations close on Friday, December 13th at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details 11:00 a.m. Social 11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch  
Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale   

On the Menu Caesar Salad Chicken Cordon Bleu Seasonal Vegetables Rolls and Butter Chocolate Prada Cake Coffee and Tea  

Alternative Menu Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Salad Fruit Cup

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October 23: Scottsdale City Council Members Suzanne Klapp and Kathy Littlefield Talk About the Three November Bond Initiatives and the State of Scottsdale

Please note that we are scheduled to meet on the fourth Wednesday in October, not the third, as is typical for our monthly luncheons.

On October 23, Scottsdale City Council members Kathy Littlefield and Suzanne Klapp are on tap to talk to us about what’s happening in Scottsdale. Most importantly, they will answer our questions about the upcoming three bond initiatives that Scottsdale residents will vote on in November. Don’t miss this meeting! Arm yourself with the facts before you vote on these very important initiatives that will impact Scottsdale’s world-renowned quality of life for years to come.

For a detailed list of the projects that fall within each bond, click https://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/elections/bond-2019-project-list.

We hope to see you there!

To make a reservation, click here: https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Linda Rizzo at (480)766 – 6606 and leave a message with your name and number. Linda will call you back.

Reservations close on Friday, October 18 at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale 

On the Menu

Chicken Francese with Angel Hair Pasta

Grilled Tomatoes

Garlic Sticks

Tiramisu

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Fruit Cup

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September 18: Candidate for Maricopa County Recorder, Stephen Richer, to Provide Details on the November 2018 Election Irregularities Under Democrat County Recorder Adrian Fontes

Stephen Richer

Following the November 2018 election in Arizona and all the shenanigans surrounding it (specifically in Maricopa County), both before and after the election (remember the ballot counts that when on and on and on?), the Arizona Republican Party asked Stephen Richer to conduct an independent review of the County Recorder’s Office. Stephen did as he was asked. And he did it at no cost to the Arizona Republican Party. Join us on September 18 to find out the results of Stephen’s discovery—problems, concerns and irregularities so troubling that Stephen is now running to become the next Maricopa County Recorder.

About Stephen Richer: Stephen is a lawyer at one of Arizona’s oldest large law firms, Lewis, Roca, Rothgerber, Christie. Previously, Stephen worked for the American Enterprise Institute and the Cato Institute, which introduced him to some of the top conservative and libertarian thinkers in the world.  Stephen holds three degrees, including a law degree from The University of Chicago Law School, and he won a number of awards while in school including USA Today All-Academic Team, Phi Beta Kappa, and National Merit Scholar Finalist.

We hope to see you there!

https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Linda Rizzo at (480)766 – 6606 and leave a message with your name and number. Linda will call you back.

Reservations close on Friday, September 13 at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale 

On the Menu

Prime Rib Sandwich

Potato Salad

Strawberry Shortcake

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Veggie Salad

Fruit Cup

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Governor Ducey Stands Up to the Anti-American Bullies

For those of you who might have missed it, today Governor Ducey took a stand against anti-American bullies and said “hell no” to Nike.

Well done Governor Ducey, well done.

Arizona Gov. Slam-Dunks Nike: ‘We Don’t Need to Suck Up to Companies’ That Denigrate Our History

From the article at PJMedia, by John Ellis:

“For the naysayers of Gov. Ducey, this isn’t a First Amendment issue. No company, including Nike, has a constitutional right to financial incentives subsidized by taxpayers. Apart from either greed or a doubling down on their anti-American stance, nothing is stopping Nike from setting up shop in Arizona. Likewise, Ducey hasn’t ordered Arizona stores to stop selling Nike products (he hasn’t even come close to hinting that). Arizona residents remain free to purchase whatever they want from Nike.”

Click here for the whole story.

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On June 19th, Head of the Phoenix-based Joint Terrorism Task Force, Todd Kopcha, to Speak on the State of Islamic Terrorism

FBI Counter-Terrorism Expert, Todd Kopcha

Join us on June 19th to hear FBI Counter-Terrorism Expert, Todd Kopcha, speak on the state of Islamic Terrorism, both here in America and in the world. Todd has spent more than 20 years investigating and monitoring Islamic radicals on behalf of the FBI. He’ll enlighten us as to what continues to be done to prevent terrorists from striking us on our soil.

We hope to see you there!

This is the last meeting until September. Because so many of you head for cooler climates in the summer, we take both July and August off. If you can’t make it to our June 19th meeting, we will see you in September.

https://pvrwluncheon.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, please call Linda Rizzo at (480) 766 – 6606 and leave a message with your name and number. Linda will call you back.

Reservations close on Friday, June 14 at 10 am. Once reservations are closed, it is no longer possible to cancel a reservation and get a refund.

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale 

On the Menu

Back by Popular Demand!

Trio Salad: Chicken, Tuna, Egg

Fruit Cup

Rolls & Butter

Raspberry Sorbet

Alternative Menu

Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Veggie Salad

Fruit Cup

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On May 15th, Border Patrol Union President and Fox News Contributor Art Del Cueto to Discuss the Deadly Consequences of Illegal Immigration

As president of the largest union representing border control agents, Art Del Cueto knows the border. He also knows that the Democrats and the mainstream media don’t want us to know what he and his agents know.

Art Del Cueto speaks as President Donald J. Trump looks on.

That’s why it is important for you to attend our May 15th luncheon. Join us in May to hear the real truth and consequences of our current border policies with Mexico. See you there!  

About Art Del Cueto: Art has been with the Border Patrol since 2003. His first duty station was Casa Grande, Arizona, where he helped in the effort to establish a new substation at Three Points, Arizona. Throughout most of his career, Art patrolled the Tohono O’odham reservation, assisting on numerous drug and smuggling cases. He responds to over 90 percent of all significant incidents within the Tucson Sector including shootings, accidents, and agent assaults. As an agent who is fluent in Spanish, Art routinely leads the questioning of apprehended subjects.

Art has also worked for the National Border Patrol Council for the last ten years. He currently serves as President of Local 2544. Prior to working for Border Patrol, Art worked for a maximum-security state prison in Tucson. Art is originally from Mexico, deriving his U.S. citizenship through his father, but grew up in Douglas and has lived in Arizona for most of his life. 

Meeting Details

11:00 a.m. Social

11:30 a.m. Program/Lunch  

Grayhawk Golf Club: 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House, Scottsdale   

On the Menu Turkey BLT on a Croissant, Fruit, Home-made Potato Chips, Vanilla Ice Cream with Wafer and Chocolate Sauce  

Alternative Menu Palo Verde RW Grilled Chicken and Veggie Salad Fruit Cup

Reservations:

To make a reservation, click the following link:

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To make a reservation, after clicking on the link above, at our Eventbrite web page, simply click on the TICKETS box and purchase your ticket. Major credit cards are accepted. You will receive an email confirmation along with your ticket.

Please print your ticket and bring it with you to the luncheon.

The cost of the luncheon is $35. Your reservation MUST be made by Friday, May 10th at 10 am to ensure a seat.

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