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
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First Monday is November 6, 2017
Interested in learning what State & Local Boards and Commissions are looking for in a candidate? Mr. Tommy Windsor of the South Carolina Governor's Office Director of Boards and Commissions & County Councilman Lynn Ballard will be our speakers for this meeting. 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 2, 2017 by 12:00 noon.

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

Latest News

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.

September, 18th, 2017

Congressman Trey Gowdy

Congressman Trey Gowdy was our speaker for our meeting. We changed our usual date (the 1st Monday of the month) to accommodate his schedule. We had a wonderful turnout to hear from our Congressman on the issues he is working on in DC.

August, 7th, 2017

Frank Rainwater, Executive Director of the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

The Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office provides a variety of economic analyses and reports generated in response to the statutory responsibilities of the office. Topics addressed include state revenue reports and forecasts, analyses of tax revenues, local government finance, education, and local property taxes. Learn more here: http://rfa.sc.gov/econ