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 Membership

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October, 3rd, 2016

Unions have targeted SC - Come and hear Why

Join us on October 3rd for our monthly meeting with guest Catherine Templeton. She served as a Human Resources Manager at Milliken & Company. She is a former Attorney with the Ogletree Deakins Law Firm. Mrs. Templeton is the former Director of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board. She also served as the head of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control where "she has been praised for her commitment to taxpayers, businesses and the environment – and for turning around an antiquated bureaucracy resistant to change. She pushed to de-regulate whole professions, repealed unnecessary and outdated requirements on the books, and pushed through streamlined processes for entire industries that had not been addressed in decades.”

September, 12th, 2016

The Reorganization of the Greenville Health System

Hear the story behind the reorganization of the Greenville Health System. We'll have two speakers - Mrs. Lisa Stevens, Chairman of the Board for GHS, for the reorganization and Mr. Dell Baker, former GHS Board member, against the reorganization. Come and learn the issues around this community topic so that you will be informed.

August, 1st, 2016

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis. to Speak

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis. will be our August 1st speaker. Treasurer Loftis is the state's "private banker,” managing and investing the state’s funds. He is the custodian of more than $43 billion in State funds, including the state’s pension funds. He serves as Vice Chairman of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority, an executive body that provides oversight to such statewide policy matters as property, procurement and debt. He is the Chairman of the Board of Financial Institutions, which supervises state chartered financial institutions and supervises mortgage originators and lenders, finance companies, payday lenders, and title lenders, and is a member of the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission which manages the $30 billion retirement fund’s investments.

First Monday is November 7, 2016
Please make your plans to join us for our November meeting with Dr. Dave Woodard. Back by popular demand the guru of political wisdom will prognosticate on the upcoming elections. You won’t want to miss this meeting. Reservations are required for this meeting so please click the Register Here button below and fill out the form and click Register.

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 please email Deb Sofield by Thursday, November 3, 2016 by 12:00 noon.

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

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