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Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper

Nevada, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced the theme of the seventh annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper: “Show Some Respect: Bringing Civility to Political Discourse.” The evening will feature a panel discussion on civil discourse with Story County Supervisor Rick Sanders, Boone City Councilman and Republican State Central Committeman Gary Nystrom, and Nevada City Councilman Brett Barker.  This special event will take place at Gatherings in downtown Nevada on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. Special guests for the evening will be Mrs. Barbara Grassley, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, State Senator Bill Dix, Congressman Steve King, and local Story County Republican candidates.

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“We are looking forward to a new and unique focus with this dinner,” explained Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman. “Wendy was an incredible lady and we will be honoring her legacy by discussing how we can bring civility back to our discourse in this toxic political climate.”

The dinner is an annual tradition in memory of Wendy Jensen. Wendy selflessly dedicated countless hours volunteering for Republican causes from 2008-2011.

Early Bird Tickets for the dinner are available on Eventbrite. A limited number will be available at the door.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Event Information
Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper
Presented by the Story County GOP
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Gatherings at 1024 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201
Social Hour at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.

Judge Joseph Story Dinner Early Bird Deadline 9/15!

Order now, save money!

Make sure you take time today to order your tickets for the 2016 Judge Joseph Story Dinner! The deadline for the early bird discount is Thursday, September 15! A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $30.

We are excited to hear from our great line-up of speakers and get fired up to lead Story County to victory in November!

Special guests include State Auditor Mary Mosiman, Trump National Campaign Advisor Sam Clovis, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kauffman, Republican Party of Iowa Co-Chairman Cody Hoefert, Republican National Committeeman Steve Scheffler, Republican National Committeewoman Tamara Scott, and local Story County Republican candidates.

Event Information

Judge Joseph Story Dinner featuring Congressman Steve King
Monday, September 19, 2016
Prairie Moon Winery at 3801 W 190th St, Ames, IA 50014
Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.

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LOCAL REPUBLICANS ANNOUNCE GRAND OPENING OF AMES OFFICE

AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County has announced the grand opening of the local Victory Office located at 1421 South Bell Avenue Suite 108 in Ames. The Victory Office is a partnership of all levels of the Republican Party and Republican campaigns and is a critical component of local election efforts. The Victory Office will serve as a hub for volunteers and campaign efforts in Story County.

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The Grand Opening Celebration will include a ribbon cutting, free pizza and refreshments, and feature an appearance by Trump Campaign Iowa Co-Chair Tana Goertz. Anyone interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities in Story County is encouraged to attend.

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For more information on the Republican Party of Story County, please visit www.storycountygop.com.

Event Information

Story County Victory Office Grand Opening
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
6:00 PM
1421 South Bell Avenue Suite 108, Ames, IA 50014

STORY COUNTY GOP ANNOUNCES DINNER AND A MOVIE FEATURING “13 HOURS”

AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today Dinner and a Movie featuring the film “13 Hours.” This special event will take place at The Talent Factory in Nevada on Friday, October 7, 2016 with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy a gourmet burger bar with a complimentary showing of “13 Hours.” One of the biggest movies of 2016, “13 Hours” tells the story of the 2012 attack on the US Consolate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP Chairman Brett Barker at chair@storycountygop.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Event Information
Dinner and a Movie featuring “13 Hours”
Friday, October 7, 2016
The Talent Factory
1114 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.
Movie Begins at 7:00 p.m.

CONGRESSMAN STEVE KING TO HEADLINE ANNUAL STORY COUNTY GOP DINNER

AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that Congressman Steve King will be the featured speaker for the sixth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner. This special dinner will take place at Prairie Moon Winery in Ames on Monday, September 19, 2016 with doors opening at 5:00 p.m.

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Special guests include State Auditor Mary Mosiman, Trump National Campaign Advisor Sam Clovis, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kauffman, Republican Party of Iowa Co-Chairman Cody Hoefert, Republican National Committeeman Steve Scheffler, Republican National Committeewoman Tamara Scott, and local Story County Republican candidates.

“We are thrilled to give Story County voters a chance to hear about the upcoming 2016 election from Congressman King and key Republican Party officials,” said Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman.

The dinner is an annual tradition to celebrate Judge Joseph Story. Judge Story served on the United States Supreme Court from 1811-1845 and is the namesake of Story County.

Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP Chairman Brett Barker at chair@storycountygop.com.

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW

Event Information

Judge Joseph Story Dinner featuring Congressman Steve King
Monday, September 19, 2016
Prairie Moon Winery at 3801 W 190th St, Ames, IA 50014
Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.

STORY COUNTY REPUBLICANS SELECT ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Ames, IA — On Monday, August 15, the Republican Party of Story County reconvened a special nominating convention and selected two additional nominees for the general election. Current County Supervisor Martin R Chitty, of Nevada, has been nominated as the Republican nominee for the Board of Supervisors and Becky Jordan, of Colo, has been nominated as the Republican nominee for Story County Auditor.

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Martin Chitty is a long-time member of the Nevada School Board and currently serves as School Board President. “I’ve been honored to serve on the Board of Supervisors for the past two months and honor my friend Paul Toot’s legacy. I look forward to continuing to serve to the residents of Story County.”

Becky Jordan is an advanced financial analyst with a degree in Business Administration. “The auditor has the important role of being the taxpayer’s watchdog . I’m looking forward to bringing my extensive private sector background in financial management and auditing processes to county government.”

Martin and Becky will be joining other Story County Republican nominees on the November 8 ballot including Sondra Childs-Smith in House District 45, Representative Rob Bacon in House District 48, Representative Dave Deyoe in House District 49, Scott Schaben for County Supervisor, and Senator Jerry Behn in Senate District 24.

Bob Zany’s Is This Your Caucus Or Are You Just Glad To See Me? Show

Bob Zany's Is This Your Caucus Or Are You Just Glad To See Me? Show at The Talent Factory in Nevada, Iowa | January 29, 2016

Bob Zany with Magician Keith West & The Zanettes

Fundraiser for the Republican Party of Story County! Please join us for this special pre-caucus entertainment!

Comedy, Political Commentary, Magic, Illusions, Showgirls, and Surprises!

Friday, January 29, 2016
Doors open at 7:30 PM, show at 8:00 PM

Tickets: $25
Call (515) 382-0085 or purchase tickets online at iowatalentfactory.com

The Talent Factory
1114 6th St., Nevada, Iowa

2016 Caucus Locations Announced

Republican Party of Story County Announces Caucus Locations

The Story County GOP is proud to announce caucus sites for Story County for all Republicans to take part in the 2016 Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 1, 2016. Below is a list of designated caucus locations and individuals may only participate at the caucus site that is designated for their precinct. Registered voters can identify their precinct by looking at their voter registration cards; however, they are also able to confirm their caucus location by going to: https://www.iowagop.org/caucus-participation/

The caucus will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. and no one is allowed in that arrives late, so we recommend everyone arrive early to confirm their registration, re-register, or register for the first time as a Republican. This is a closed caucus, so only people that register as a Republican may participate in the GOP Caucus. Registration at all sites will begin by 6:30 p.m.

Further immediate updates can be seen at www.storycountygop.com.

INSIDE CITY OF AMES

Precinct Township Location of Caucus Location Address
1 Ames 1-1 Crossroads Baptist Church 57011 US Highway 30
2 Ames 1-2 Friendship Baptist Church – Sanctuary 2400 Mortensen Road
3 Ames 1-3 Harvest Vineyard Church 1627 South High Avenue
4 Ames 1-4 Elks Lodge 522 Douglas
5 Ames 1-5 Crossroads Baptist Church 57011 US Highway 30
6 Ames 2-1 Ames High School Band Room 1921 Ames High Drive
7 Ames 2-2 Somerset Clubhouse 2400 Aspen Road
8 Ames 2-3 Cornerstone Church-THE GYM 56829 US HWY 30 Ames
9 Ames 2-4 Cornerstone Church- So. AUD. 56829 US HWY 30 Ames
10 Ames 2-5 Stonebrook Church 3611 Eisenhower Ave.
11 Ames 3-1 Oakwood Road church 2400 Oakwood Road
12 Ames 3-2 Friendship Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall 2400 Mortensen Road
13 Ames 3-3 Lighthouse Outreach 112 S Sheldon Avenue
14 Ames 3-4 Middle School Auditorium 3915 Mortenson Rd
15 Ames 3-5 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Sanctuary 209 Colorado Ave
16 Ames 4-1 St John’s Episcopal Church 2338 Lincoln Way
17 Ames 4-2 Memorial Union-Campanile Room Union Drive
18 Ames 4-3 Memorial Union-Gallery Union Drive
19 Ames 4-4 Ames Women’s Club 106 S. Dakota Avenue
20 Ames 4-5 Cornerstone Church-THE BOX 56829 US HWY 30 Ames

 

OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF AMES

Precinct Township Location of Caucus Location Address
21 Collins Collins Elementary Lunchroom 416 4th St., Collins
22 Franklin Gilbert Intermediate School 103 Mathews Dr, Gilbert
23 Grant The Talent Factory 1114 6th St., Nevada
24 Howard/Roland Roland-Story Middle School Gym 206 S Main, Roland
25 Huxley Ballard Common High School Gym 701 Ballard Drive, Huxley
26 Ind. Crk/Maxwell Collins/Maxwell High School Lunchroom 400 Metcalf St. Maxwell
27 Lafayette E-Free Church- Story City 524 Riverhills Dr., Story City
28 Lincoln/Zearing Colo-Nesco Elementary Lunchroom 407 Center St., Zearing
29 Milford Nevade Senior Center 1231- 6th Street, Nevada
30 Nevada-1 Gates Hall-North Room 825-15th St., Nevada
31 Nevada-2 Nevada Baptist Church 210 W 3th St., Nevada
32 Nevada 3 Nevada Baptist Church 210 W 3th St., Nevada
33 Nevada 4 Gates Hall South Room 825-15th St., Nevada
34 Nevada Township Nevada Middle School-Cafeteria 1035-15th St., Nevada
35 New Albany Colo-Nesco High School 919 W. St., Colo
36 Palestine Nord/Kalsem Ccenter 204 W. 5th Street, Huxley
37 Richland Nevada High School-Cafeteria 1001 15th St. Nevada
38 Sherman Colo-Nesco High School 919 West St., Colo
39 Slater Ballard Elem Lunchroom- Slater W 105 E Main St., Slater
40 Story City Roland-Story High School AUD. 1009Story St., Story City
41 Union/Cambridge Ballard East Elem./Cambridge 505 W 4TH St., Cambridge
42 Wrn/Mclsbrg Colo-Nesco Elem- Cafeteria 400 Latrobe, McCallsburg
43 Wash/Kelly Kelly City Hall-Kelly 1111 Grace St., Kelley

 

Breakfast with Governor Mike Huckabee this Monday morning!

We hope you can join the Story County Republicans for a special breakfast with Governor Mike Huckabee.  This breakfast costs only $8.00, which benefits the Story County Republicans, and will be held at the Oakwood Church at 2400 Oakwood Road in Ames from 8:30-10:00 a.m. this Monday, January 4, 2016.  Email me at georgehweston@gmail.com to RSVP for the event to assure that we have enough food and drinks for the event. We will accept checks and cash at the door. Even without a RSVP, you are still free to come and pay at the door still.  We hope to see you there!

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GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE TO HEADLINE ANNUAL STORY COUNTY GOP CHILI SUPPER

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Nevada, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper. This will be the second visit to Story County by the Governor of New Jersey. This special event will take place at Gatherings in downtown Nevada on Friday, November 13, 2015 with doors opening at 5:00 p.m.

Governor Christie defeated incumbent Democrat Governor Jon Corzine in 2009 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2013. Prior to his election as Governor, Chris Christie served as a US Attorney from 2002-2008. Christie served as the Chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association from 2013-2014. During his tenure, states with Republican Governors increased from 29 to 31, including wins in deep blue states such as Illinois, Maine, and Maryland.

“We are looking forward to Story County voters having a chance to get to know Governor Christie,” said Jeff Ortiz Co-Chairman. “Our Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper is a very special event and we are thankful that Governor Christie will be joining us.”

The dinner is an annual tradition in memory of Wendy Jensen. Wendy selflessly dedicated countless hours volunteering for Republican causes from 2008-2011.

A limited number of early bird tickets for the dinner are available. Tickets will be $25 at the door.

Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP at chair@storycountygop.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Eventbrite.

Event Information
Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper featuring Governor Chris Christie
Presented by the Story County GOP
Friday, November 13, 2015
Gatherings at 1024 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201
Catered by Farmhouse Catering. A cash bar will be available.
Social Hour at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.