Saturday, October 2, 2010

Central Committee Greets New Members; Honors Retirees

by Peter Hannaford, First Vice Chairman

Humboldt County's new Republican Central Committee for 2011-12 will be installed at the November 4 meeting. Retiring members will be honored at the same meeting.

Initially, the new committee will consist of those elected at the June primary, plus three ex officio members. The elected members are: First District, Mark Erdmann, Peter Hannaford; Second District, David Crane, Jean Giannini; Third District, Sharon Pierson, “Vee” Sorenson, Sam Trumbull; Fourth District, Parke Bostrom, Blaine O'Shaughnessy, Darus Trutna and Tim Trutna.

Ex officio members will be Kathy Rodriguez for Congressional 1st District candidate Loren Hanks; Joy Finley for 2nd District State Senatorial candidate Lawrence Wiesner; and Gwen Morris for 1st Assembly District candidate Karen Brooks.

The new committee will begin with seven vacancies, seven in District One, two in District Two, none in Districts Three and Four and three in District Five. Nominations to fill vacancies will be received at the first meeting, January 6.

Retiring members of the current Central Committee to be honored are outgoing Chairman Patricia Welch, Colleen Hedrick, George Benzel, Gary Gundlach, Janine Mahoney, Joe Bonino, Linda Hills, Gene Schnell, Dan Jackson and Steve Rodriguez.HRWF Redwood Alert Newsletter (PDF)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Election Roundup: Hanks for Congress to host reception

Election Roundup: Hanks for Congress to host reception
Loren Hanks, candidate for Representative of the 1st Congressional District, will hold a reception on Oct. 9 in the lobby of the Eureka Inn from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The event is jointly sponsored by Humboldt County's Republican Party Central Committee and Humboldt Republican Women Federated. It will afford voters an opportunity to learn about Hanks' positions on multiple issues and to ask questions.

Wine, nonalcoholic beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Music and a silent auction are scheduled for the event. Tickets are available at the door and cost are $30 per person and $50 per couple. To RSVP for the event, phone 725-2359 or 268-0101.

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