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.
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.
No meeting in July
The Poinsett Club is closed for renovations so we will not have a meeting in July ~ however, we will meet on August 1st and our speaker will be the SC State Treasurer Curtis Loftis.
Politicapalooza meeting with Candidates for the June 14th election
June 6th will be our Politicapalooza meeting to hear the candidates for the upcoming election on June 14th. Since there are so many races we’re opening the floor to allow candidates (who have been invited) to come and give a shout out for the election the next day. Invited candidates: SC Senate 12 - David McCraw - Lisa Scott - Scott Talley SC House 22 - Jason Elliott - Wendy Nanney Greenville County Council 21 - Lance Byars - Stacy Kuper - Rick Roberts Greenville County Council 18 - Joe Baldwin
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, September 8, 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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