GOVERNOR JEB BUSH TO HEADLINE ANNUAL STORY COUNTY GOP DINNER

AP_jeb_bush_jef_150219_16x9_992Nevada, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that Governor Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner. This will be the first visit to Story County by the former Governor of Florida. This special dinner will take place at Prairie Moon Winery in Ames on Monday, July 13, 2015 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

Governor Bush was governor of the state of Florida from 1999-2007 when he cut taxes to a total of $19 billion—all while growing the state budget reserves by $8 billion, implemented the first statewide voucher program, created 1.3 million new jobs, and helped Florida achieve it’s first ever AAA bond rating.

“We are thrilled to give Story County voters a chance to see Governor Jeb Bush,” said Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman. “Governor Bush was a very successful and popular governor who instituted significant conservative reforms while Governor of the State of Florida.”

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.

A limited number discounted advance tickets for the dinner are available for $30 by July 9.

A private VIP reception with Governor Bush will also take place at Prairie Moon Winery before dinner. There are a very limited number of tickets available for $100.

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

Judge Joseph Story Dinner featuring Governor Jeb Bush

Presented by the Story County GOP

Monday, July 13, 2015

Prairie Moon Winery at 3801 W 190th St, Ames, IA 50014

Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Congressman King to join Governor Jindal at Story County GOP Breakfast

AMES– Congressman Steve King will be joining potential Republican presidential candidate Governor Bobby Jindal this Saturday, May 16 in Ames, Iowa for a special breakfast at 10:00 a.m. with the Story County GOP at the Oakwood Road Church located at 2400 Oakwood Road in Ames. Congressman King is a strong advocate for Iowa’s role as the First in the Nation in the presidential nominating process. As the long-time governor of Louisiana, Jindal has become a strong contender for the Republican primary for President of the United States for 2016. Also appearing will be the popular conservative talk show host Simon Conway from WHO. Tickets for the event, which also covers the cost of breakfast, will be $20 at the door and only $15 if pre-registered online at storycountygop.com.

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Also, 2012 GOP Iowa Caucus winner Senator Rick Santorum will be appearing on Sunday, May 17 for a special meet and greet in Nevada at Quirks Grill & Bar located at 835 6th Street beginning at 4:00 p.m. Santorum is a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania that was a dark horse candidate in 2012 that made a strong showing in the Republican primary and is now exploring a potential second run at the presidency of the United States in 2016. Be quick to reserve your spot at the meet and greet.

“The road to the White House starts right here in Iowa,” said Story County GOP Chair Brett Barker. “We are excited to visit with Governor Jindal and Senator Santorum and these are great opportunities for Story County voters to get to know two high profile potential presidential candidates.”

All reservations for the breakfast with Governor Jindal and the meet and greet with Senator Santorum can be made at storycountygop.com. Also, those interested in becoming Century Club members of the Story County GOP may look at the website for details on becoming a member.

Governor Jindal Event Details
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Oakwood Road Church
2400 Oakwood Road
Ames, IA 50014

10:00 AM: Breakfast with Governor Jindal, Congressman King, and Simon Conway

Purchase your discounted advance tickets here!

Senator Santorum Event Details

Sunday, May 17, 201
Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum

Make sure to reserve your spot here!

SIMON CONWAY ADDED TO STAR-STUDDED STORY COUNTY GOP LINE-UP

AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County has announced the addition of WHO’s Simon Conway to a star-studded line-up of events on May 16 and 17. Mr. Conway will introduce Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana at a breakfast on May 16. Simon Conway is a popular WHO Radio talk show host. The Story County GOP will also be hosting an evening with Senator Rick Santorum on May 17.

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“The Story County GOP is excited to welcome one of Iowa’s most prominent conservative voices to our event,” said Chairman Brett Barker. “Simon Conway has one of the best shows on the radio and we are very thankful to have him join us.”

 

Governor Jindal Event Details

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Oakwood Road Church
2400 Oakwood Road
Ames, IA 50014

9:30 AM: Century Club Coffee with Governor Jindal and Simon Conway
10:00 AM: Breakfast with Governor Jindal and Simon Conway

Click Here for more information or to order tickets!

 

Senator Santorum Event Details

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum
5:30 PM: Century Club Dinner with Senator Santorum

CLICK HERE for more information or to order tickets!

STORY COUNTY GOP TO HOST EVENING WITH SENATOR RICK SANTORUM

Nevada, IA – Chairman Brett Barker of the Republican Party of Story County has announced an evening with Senator Rick Santorum. The event will take place at Quirks Grill & Bar in Nevada on May 17 at 4:00 PM. Senator Santorum represented Pennsylvania in the United States Congress from 1990 until 2006. He was the winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucus.

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“The Story County Republicans are looking forward to getting to see Senator Santorum,” said Chairman Barker. “Senator Santorum worked tirelessly to win the 2012 Caucus and Iowans are looking forward to catching up with him.”

Rick Santorum was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990 and to the U.S. Senate in 1994, where he served two terms. Senator Santorum won 11 primaries and caucuses in the 2012 election cycle and was runner-up to eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Event Details

Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum
5:30 PM: Century Club Dinner with Senator Santorum

For more information or to reserve your tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/story-county-gop-evening-with-senator-rick-santorum-tickets-16902658306.

STORY COUNTY GOP TO HOST BREAKFAST WITH GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL

Ames, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today a breakfast with Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana. The event will take place on May 16 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at the Oakwood Road Church in Ames. Governor Jindal is widely regarded as a potential presidential candidate and this will be one of his first trips to Story County this year.

governorjindal1“We are thrilled to have Governor Jindal visit with us here in Ames,” said Chairman Brett Barker. “This is a great opportunity for Iowans to get to meet and ask questions of a very successful Governor.”

Since taking office in 2008, Governor Jindal’s administration has focused on reform and has tackled such issues as ethics reform, health care reform, education reform, and tax reform. As a result of Governor Jindal’s reforms Louisiana set an all-time record for total employment and private sector employment, and the state now ranks higher in every national business-climate ranking than it ever did prior to 2008.

Schedule of Events

9:30 AM: Century Club Coffee with Governor Jindal

10:00 AM: Breakfast and remarks with Governor Jindal

For more information or to purchase discounted advance tickets, please visit our Eventbrite page at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/story-county-gop-breakfast-with-gov-bobby-jindal-tickets-16889390622

2015 Story County Freedom Run 5K Results

Place Bib Time Name City Gender Age
1 3 18:24 Adam Egeland Nevada M 36
2 27 19:13 Will Dix Shell Rock M 15
3 53 21:17 Joe Boveia Ames M 34
4 4 23:45 Anthony Pudlo Waukee M 31
5 59 24:36 Michael Dix Shell Rock M 17
6 7 25:07 Tom Stiefel Cedar Rapids M 28
7 54 25:25 Matthew Brooke Nevada M 46
8 14 25:45 Nate Bock Ames M 30
9 56 25:46 Allie Proctor Cambridge F 26
10 5 26:28 Kristian Dugger Nevada M 46
11 51 26:43 Josh VandeWiele Des Moines M 31
12 12 27:07 Justin Dodge Ames M 35
13 60 27:44 Greg West M 56
14 2 28:16 Dane Nealson Ames M 29
15 11 28:58 Mary Mosiman Ames F 53
16 16 30:19 Theresa Legg Itasca, IL F 33
17 57 30:32 Mark Greenfield Jewell M 53
18 13 30:36 Andrea Hammes Dodge Ames F 36
19 1 32:23 Joni Ernst Red Oak F
20 58 32:24 Devin Mogler Des Moines M 29
21 8 34:52 Paige Eddy Slater F 24
22 21 38:25 Ann Eddy Huxley F 60
23 24 40:24 James Conrad Story City M 54
24 52 Kristi Boveia
25 17 Alison Brooks
26 19 Cori Long
27 18 Thomas Pudlo
28 6 Jenny Tufford

STORY COUNTY GOP ANNOUNCES SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM’S ATTENDENCE AT 2ND ANNUAL 5K

Ames, IA – Story County GOP Chairman Brett Barker announced today that Senator Lindsey Graham will be attending the second annual Story County Freedom Run. Among the planned participants are U.S. Senator Joni Ernst and Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman. The event will take place on Saturday, April 25 at SCORE Pavilion in Nevada, IA. Included in the day’s events are a 5k race, a one-mile walk, and a children’s fun run. A pancake breakfast will immediately follow the race. All money raised will be directly contributed to the Story County Freedom Flight.

 

“We are very grateful for Senator Graham’s support of the Story County Freedom Run,” said Chairman Barker. “Senator Graham serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee and has been a champion for veterans issues. “

 

Story County Freedom Flight honors Story County veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm for their sacrifices by sending them to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials from their respective wars. The organization is in its fourth year of operation, and was awarded the Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Award by Governor Terry Branstad in 2013 for their efforts.

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM: Check-in and Registration

8:15 AM: Childrens’ Fun Run

8:30 AM: 5k Road Race and 1-Mile Walk

9:30 AM: Pancake breakfast and program *Pancake breakfast to immediately follow conclusion of 5k race at SCORE Pavilion. Breakfast will be free for race registrants and veterans and $10 for non-race registrants.

 

COST TO PARTICIPATE:

5k Road Race: $25 by Thursday, April 23; $30 after April 23.

One Mile Walk: $20 by Thursday, April 23; $25 after April 23.

Children’s Fun Run: $10 per child, no t-shirt included.

**Race day registrations will be accepted between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM.

Story County GOP to host second annual Freedom Run 5k

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US Senator Joni Ernst, Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman will be among participants

 

Ames, IA – Chairman Brett Barker announced today that the Story County Republicans are partnering with the Story County Freedom Flight to host the second annual Story County Freedom Run. Among the planned participants are US Senator Joni Ernst and Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman. The event will take place on Saturday, April 25 at SCORE Pavilion in Nevada, IA. Included in the day’s events are a 5k race, a one-mile walk, and a children’s fun run. A pancake breakfast will immediately follow the race. All money raised will be directly contributed to the Story County Freedom Flight.

 

“Last year’s inaugural running of the Freedom Run was an incredible success, and we are excited to continue the tradition this year,” said Chairman Barker. “I am thankful to Senator Ernst, as well as Auditor Mary Mosiman, for agreeing to participate in a great cause that will raise funds to send our American heroes on a trip they have earned.”

 

Story County Freedom Flight honors Story County veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm for their sacrifices by sending them to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials from their respective wars. The organization is in its fourth year of operation, and was awarded the Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Award by Governor Terry Branstad in 2013 for their efforts.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

7:00 AM to 8:15 AM: Check-in and Registration

8:15 AM: Childrens’ Fun Run

8:30 AM: 5k Road Race and 1-Mile Walk

*Pancake breakfast to immediately follow conclusion of 5k race at SCORE Pavilion. Breakfast will be free for race registrants and $10 for non-race registrants.

 

COST TO PARTICIPATE:

5k Road Race: $30 by Thursday, April 23; $35 after April 23.

One Mile Walk: $25 by Thursday, April 23; $30 after April 23.

Children’s Fun Run: $10 per child, no t-shirt included.

*T-shirt and goodie bag only guaranteed for those who sign up by April 11.

**Race day registrations will be accepted between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM.

 

Email chair@storycountygop.com for more information.

Congratulations And Thanks

Thanks to all the volunteers who worked hard to secure significant victories this year for the GOP.

The Story County Republicans also congratulate Rick Sanders, Stacie Herridge, and Renee Twedt on their victories! Rick was handily re-elected to the Story County Board of Supervisors, Stacie cruised to victory for her first term as Story County Recorder, and Renee does her job so well that she was unopposed in her bid for re-election as Story County Treasurer.

Victory Party Planned

Davis for Senate will be hosting an election night gathering for supporters and members of the Story County GOP tonight (Election Day) at the new Wallaby’s location (2733 Stange Road in Ames). Doors will open 8 pm. Come check out the new Wallaby’s and gather with friends to watch election results roll in throughout the night!
RSVP to chair@storycountygop.org or jeremyndavis@gmail.com if you plan to attend!
Each vote matters, especially for candidates down-ballot. We have an amazing slate of GOP candidates this year, so please encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to vote!