Thursday, May 21, 2015

Date Scheduled for Lafayette Country Republicans and Federated Republican Women's Annual Summer "Picnic" - MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, JULY 16TH at LaBella Winery!

Summer 'Picnic' BBQ
Thursday, July 16

LaBella Winery 
11644 Flournoy School Road 
Wellington, MO 64097
Website: click here.
*500 yards off of Hwy FF and Flournoy School Rd 

Sponsored by Lafayette Country Republican Central Committee 
and Federated Republican Women's Club 

SPEAKER: John Hancock, chair of Missouri Republican Party, on "Winning in 2016".



• Barbecue brisket, potatoes, bread and beverages provided.
• Bring two side dishes, additional meat, or desserts per family.
• Candidates may give brief talks and do not need to bring food items.
• Wine and beer may be purchased at LaBella Winery.
• Event will be inside in their banquet room with optional outside deck seating available.
• No charge for event.

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Paid for by the Lafayette County Republican Central Committee, Heidi Kolkmeyer, Treasurer

Schedule of Upcoming Events for Lafayette County Federated Republican Women




Note: All regular meetings begin at 7 p.m. at Lafayette Hall, Lexington.
Watch here for further information about the other scheduled events.

May 28 FRW Meeting - Lafayette Hall, 10th & Franklin, Lexington
June 5-7 MoFRW State Convention - Courtyard Marriott, Blue Springs
June 25 FRW Meeting - Lafayette Hall, 10th & Franklin, Lexington
July 16 CC/FRW Annual Picnic - Labella Winery - Speaker: John Hancock, chair, Missouri Republican Party. Details TBA.
August 20 MOFRW Day at the State Fair
August 22 MOFRW Women of Tribute - Columbia
August 27 FRW Meeting - Lafayette Hall, 10th and Franklin, Lexington
September 10-13 NFRW National Convention - Phoenix
September 24 FRW Meeting - Lafayette Hall, 10th and Franklin, Lexington
October 22 FRW/CC Annual Candidate Carry In Dinner (Location TBA). All candidates invited to speak.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Photos from Lafayette County Republicans Lincoln Dinner, April 24th, 2015. Great crowd and fun evening! A big thanks to all who volunteered, donated and attended our annual Lincoln Dinner, from the Lafayette County Republican Central Committee and Federated Republican Women of Lafayette County. And we are especially grateful to all the candidates who attended. They gave inspiring and uplifting talks that challenged us all to work hard in the upcoming Election Year 2016.

Silent Auction Items

Federated Republican Women collected food items for community food pantries and displayed their achievement awards.

Heidi Kolkmeyer, treasurer, and Mark Schroer, vice chair, handled the registration table and 50/50 raffle.

Linda Niendick, County Clerk, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Sen. David Pearce (21st) was our M.C. and as usual does a wonderful job.
Thank you Senator Pearce for all you do for Lafayette County Republicans!

Sen. Kurt Schaefer, keynote speaker, discusses "Erosion of States Rights".
It was a powerful address, and he received a rousing standing ovation when he concluded his remarks.
He is running for Missouri State Attorney General.

Sen. Kurt Schaefer congratulates Molly Swift, our county Federated Republican Women's Breckenridge Scholar.
Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer (District 53) addresses the crowd.

Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer brought some of his former interns and legislative assistants to our Lincoln Dinner and thanked them for their service.  From left: Gabe Stumbaugh, Rachelle Engen, Brianna Jordan, Glen Kolkmeyer, Meaghann Maggert, Hanna Janik. (Ramone Hall was unable to attend.) It was gratifying to see such a fine group of young Republicans who are willing to get involved and work for conservative values and issues! 

Bev Randles for Lt. Governor

Sen. Eric Schmitt and Kay Hoflander, chair of  Lafayette County Republican Central Committee.

Sen. Eric Schmitt for State Treasurer

Former Commissioner Harland Mieser donated two original sketches, auctioned live by Eric Kolkmeyer.

FRW guest Bev Worth, Molly Swift (Breckenridge Scholar) and Lana Crain, local FRW president.

Rep. Denny Hoskins for State Senate District 21 in 2016

Randy Asbury for Governor

Carmen Kraus speaking for her husband Will Kraus for Secretary of State.

Jay Ashcroft for Missouri Secretary of State.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sen. Kurt Schaefer to speak on "Erosion of States Rights" and other matters facing the State of Missouri when he keynotes at the Lafayette County Lincoln Dinner April 24th in Wellington.



2015 LINCOLN DINNER: Friday, April 24th 

The annual Lafayette County Republican Lincoln Dinner is scheduled for Friday, April 24th with Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer (District 19) as keynote speaker. He will speak on "Erosion of States Rights" as well as other matters facing the State of Missouri. Senator Schaefer is chair of the Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee and a candidate for Missouri Attorney General in 2016.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer
As in recent years, the event will be held at the Community Christian Center, 710 W. Highway 224, Wellington.

Appetizers and ‘Meet the Candidates’ will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. by Nadler’s Catering of Wellington. A silent auction will be held.

The Federated Republican Women’s Club of Lafayette County will hold a food drive for county food pantries at the event. If interested, please bring canned food or paper products for local food pantries.

Additionally, Senator David Pearce of the 21st Missouri Senatorial District, will serve as master of ceremonies. Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer of our own 53rd Missouri Legislative District and Rep. Denny Hoskins, Missouri House Speaker Pro Tem, will be featured on the program as well.

Tickets are $30.00 per person. Make checks payable to Lafayette County Republicans and mail to: Heidi Kolkmeyer, treasurer, PO Box 56, Wellington, MO 64097. 

Sponsorships are available as follows and will be listed in the program or under Anonymous if preferred: 

Platinum: $500.00 - Reservation for an entire table and includes 8 dinner tickets.
Gold: $250.00 - Includes 4 dinner tickets.
Host: $100.00 - Includes 2 dinner tickets.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

We are having fried chicken! Better come join us for our March 5th Central Committee and Friends Dinner Meeting at Topsy's in Concordia.

Lafayette County Republican Central Committee and Friends 

March Dinner Meeting--1st Meeting of 2015

Thursday, March 5th

6 PM - Meet and Greet
6:15 - Buffet Opens 
Program to follow dinner.

Short Business Meeting and Information
 About Our
April 24th Lincoln Dinner at the CCC in Wellington

(Prospective candidates and elected officials are welcome to speak briefly to the group.)

Come join us. 
We are having fried chicken and more! 

Topsy's Restaurant

715 S. Main Street, Concordia, Missouri

$9.50 per person
Buffet Includes:

2 Meats: Fried Chicken and Brisket
Mashed Potatoes with 2 kinds of Gravy on the Side
2 Vegetables: Green Beans and Corn
Salad Bar
Dinner Rolls
Iced Tea and Coffee
Cherry Pie and Coconut Meringue Pie