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
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Jill Kintigh

Jill Kintigh
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First Monday is December 4, 2017
Former Senator Jim DeMint will be our speaker for our December meeting. Mr. DeMint is now working as a senior advisor to Citizens for Self-Governance, a group which is seeking to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution in order to reduce federal government spending and power. Reservations are needed - please click in the blue box below that says - “Register Here" once registered correctly - you will receive an immediate confirmation that states Your Registration is Complete.

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 30, 2017 by 12:00 noon.

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

Latest News

November, 6th, 2017

State & Local Boards and Commissions

We had a great meeting with Mr. Tommy Windsor of the South Carolina Governor's Office Director of Boards and Commissions & County Councilman Lynn Ballard who spoke about what State & Local Boards and Commissions are looking for in a candidate? For more information visit: State http://governor.sc.gov/ExecutiveBranch/Pages/BoardsandCommissions.aspx County http://www.greenvillecounty.org/apps/countycouncilboard/countywideboards.aspx City http://www.greenvillesc.gov/478/Boards-Commissions

November, 1st, 2017

Dates for 2018

To keep you up to date here are our meeting dates for 2018: JAN 8th, FEB 5th, MARCH 5th, APRIL 9th, MAY 7th, JUNE 4th, NO JULY, AUG 6th, SEPT 10th, OCT 1st, NOV 5th, DEC 3rd

October, 2nd, 2017

City Candidates & Special Election State House Candidates Spoke

On October 2nd we hosted a candidate forum with Greenville City Council Candidates: Wil Brasington, Matt Cotner & John DeWorken. Greenville City Council elections will be Nov. 7th at your city polling station. Also, with the retirement of Eric Bedingfield that seat is open for a Special Election to be held soon. Krystal Blume, Ashley Trantham & William Welch spoke about their campaigns. To keep up with local elections and candidates visit 1st Monday in Greenville.