First Monday is a Republican Forum allowing members of the club to become acquainted with and participate in discussions with elected officials, candidates and party leaders.

Although the emphasis of the monthly meetings is to feature political speakers, First Monday frequently features individuals who discuss issues that will impact each of us.

First Monday is a Republican forum. We are open to any persons interested in learning more about the political process.

Deb Sofield
Deb Sofield
Jill Kintigh
Jill Kintigh
Paul Wickensimer
Paul Wickensimer

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First Monday is September 10, 2018

Please mark your calendar for our September 10th* meeting. Invite your friends who are interested in learning more about the immigration issues we face here in SC.

First Monday is pleased to host our Solicitor Walt Wilkins on this topic.

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Remember our meeting begins at 12:00 and we're done by 1:00pm. Plan to come and bring a friend. If you need to cancel a reservation or add a guest please click Register Now and make your changes online by Thursday, September 6, 2018 by 12:00 noon. After the close date you are responsible for payment.

First Monday meets at the Poinsett Club located on East Washington Street in historic downtown Greenville.

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August, 6th, 2018

The Opioid Epidemic in SC

Did you know 42,000 Americans die each year of opioid overdose. The numbers are shocking and the trend is not getting better - come and learn about the wide spread issue of substance abuse and the cost to the community and broken families. First Monday is pleased to host Martine Helou, who sits on Governor McMasters Opioid Task Force division for Community Response and is the Executive Director of the Palmetto Foundation for Prevention and Recovery will be our speaker. The foundation focuses on facilitating the prevention, education, and recovery of students kindergarten - college – who are dealing with substance abuse. You can learn more about the organization here:

June, 19th, 2018

1st Monday hosts the 4th Congressional Debate

1st Monday in partnership with 94-5 WGTK The Answer and host Joey Hudson, the Greenville County Republican Party and the South Carolina Republican Party hosted a debate between the final two republican candidates Sen. William Timmons and former state Sen. Lee Bright for the 4th Congressional District. The two faced off in a live debate held at the Hilton on Orchard Park. To see the debate use this link: To hear the debate: To read about the debate:

June, 4th, 2018

Governor and Secy of State candidates to speak

Join us to hear the candidates for Governor & Secretary of State on June 4th for our monthly meeting. First Monday is pleased to host John Warren for Governor and Nelson Faeber for Secy of State at our June 4th meeting at 12-1pm at the Poinsett Club. Learn more about the candidates here:

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