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Icy AM Conditions – Sat Training Postponed

Sorry to disappoint, but the safety of our volunteers is priceless.  The block walking and phone bank training/refresher course and lunch scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8 @ 9 AM  – 1 PM is postponed due to icy road conditions forecast for Saturday morning.  Those planning to block walk in the afternoon should have good conditions …

February 7, 2014

Grassroots America kicks off its Primary Campaign Candidate Debates!

What:  Grassroots America sponsors debate between Republican Primary Candidates for State Representative District 6 race – incumbent Matt Schaefer and challenger Skip Ogle When:  Friday, January 10, 2014 Time:   Doors open at 11 AM.  Box lunches available for purchase or attendees may bring their own.  Debate opening remarks begin at 11:45 AM and debate concludes at 1 …

February 1, 2014

Article In Categories: GAWTP sponsored, Special events

Fri. Feb. 7th, Republican Primary Candidates for County Commissioner Precinct 2 – Cary Nix (incumbent) and Barry Barnett (challenger)

Friday, Feb. 7 , 2014  What:  Grassroots America sponsors debate between Republican Primary Candidates for County Commissioner Precinct 2 – Cary Nix (incumbent) and Barry Barnett (challenger) Time:   Doors open at 11 AM.  Box lunches available for purchase or attendees may bring their own.  Debate opening remarks begin at 11:45 AM and debate concludes at 1 PM. Location:  Lakeview Church of the …

January 28, 2014

Sat. Feb. 8th “Get Out the Vote” Training

“Get Out the Vote” training, lunch, and block walking/phoning project:  Don’t let the weather keep you away, this training will be extremely beneficial to all who attend!! 9:00 AM doors open  9:30 AM – 11:30 training and practice of voter contact techniques with door-to-door and phoning  11:30 AM – 1:00 PM  Grassroots America will sponsor …

January 27, 2014

Special Event! Grassroots America Welcomes “Papa” Cruz!

Grassroots America Hosts Special Event with Rafael Cruz, father of US Senator Ted Cruz   What:  Grassroots America Honors Pastor Rafael Cruz with Champion of Freedom Award.  Pastor Cruz was unable to attend the original ceremony on December 6, 2013, due to the North Texas winter storm.  When:  Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Time:   Doors open at 5:30 …

January 19, 2014

Candidate Debate: Candidates for District Attorney & 321st District Judge

Grassroots America continues local candidate debates with evening event Date:  Thursday Jan. 23 Time:  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM  Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Boulevard (Spur 248), Tyler.  The debates will be guided by an independent moderator.  Republican Primary Candidates for these offices will debate: District Attorney:  Incumbent Matt Bingham & challenger Reeve Jackson 321st …

January 19, 2014

Grassroots America continues local candidate debates

What:  Grassroots America sponsors debate between Republican Primary Candidates for Smith County Judge – the administrative judicial position that chairs the Commissioners Court and serve as the county budget officer.  Incumbent Joel Baker and challenger Major General John Furlow (Ret.) have both confirmed participation.    When:  Friday, January 17, 2014  Time:   Doors open at 11 AM.  …

January 16, 2014

Upcoming GAWTP Events & Meeting

LUNCH MEETINGS Friday, Jan. 10: Grassroots America kicks off its Primary Campaign Candidate Debates! Debate between Republican Primary Candidates for State Representative District 6 race – incumbent Matt Schaefer and challenger Skip Ogle  Debate opening remarks begin at 11:45 AM and debate concludes at 1 PM. Lakeview Church of the Nazarene Friday Jan. 17: County Judge Candidate …

January 9, 2014

Save the date #2! The Texas Supreme Court is under scrutiny. We will carefully vet these candidates!

Date:  Tuesday, February 4, 2014   Time:  6:30 – 8:30 PM   Program: Regional Event!  Texas Supreme Court Candidate forum with guest panelists to be announced.   Location: pending – likely will be Lakeview Church of the Nazarene in Tyler   No charge to attend

January 7, 2014

GAWTP 2014 “One Stop” Voter Info

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January 7, 2014

Article In Categories: posts, Call to Action

NO “Call to Action” lunch meeting January 3rd

NO meeting  January 3rd, because of the holidays and the Saturday Jan. 4th  workshop

December 30, 2013

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1st Workshop 2014: Learn How to Fight Back!

  “Tweet the VOTE” Workshop   January 4, 2014, 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM    University of Texas at Tyler, Room 2255, Lancaster Academic Wing, Herrington Patriot Center (click here to open a map to meeting room) UPDATE:“Last call”! Have less than 15 seats left.  If you are still interested in attending, you need to email texas@teenpact.com by Friday …

December 9, 2013

Public Hearings this week! Want Property Taxes funding Toll Road?

  Smith County Taxpayers: Thank you for contacting the Smith County Commissioners Court to raise your concerns about local property tax dollars going to fund a state toll road to be managed by a group of unelected appointees (regional mobility authority).  We raised enough heat in the community that the Smith County Commissioners Court has …

December 8, 2013

Article In Categories: posts, Breaking News, Call to Action

Update: Champions of Freedom Dinner is still on!

December 6, 2013

Freedom Awards Ceremony and Banquet

Please help us honor these two courageous “Champions of Freedom”  Date:  Friday, December 6, 2013 By 5 PM, please be in line for registration/security clearance.  A 6 PM arrival means you are late! Time:  6 PM – 8 PM; doors will open at 5 PM Location:  Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front Street, Tyler, TX An “Uptown …

December 3, 2013

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Friday Dec. 13th – The Life, Liberty & Property Tour comes to Tyler!

  The Life, Liberty & Property Tour Comes to Tyler! Why:   To make Texas strong for the tough days ahead, “We the People” must take the reins of influence away from special interests by ripping the “FOR SALE” sign off our state capitol! How? By electing constitutional conservatives to office – men and women who will …

December 3, 2013

Grassroots America’s Regular Meeting Schedule for 2014

In an effort to please the most people and encourage a broader group of attendees, Grassroots America will hold a standing meeting on the first Friday of every month (noon meeting) and the fourth Thursday of every month (evening meeting).  In addition to these regular standing meetings, we will make every effort to add an …

December 3, 2013

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Fri. Nov. 22nd – Grassroots America hosts briefing on the Affordable Care Act

Date:  Friday, November 22             Time:  11:30 AM lunch line; 11:45 AM announcements; Noon – 1 PM program  Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, located at 10818 University Boulevard, Spur 248 75707, two miles from the Loop 323 intersection, Tyler.   Program:  A panel of speakers medical professionals and Congressional staffers will give an …

November 22, 2013

Article In Categories: posts, Breaking News

East Texas Constitutional Alliance to hold Texas Comptroller Candidate Forum

November 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Event Navigation « Grassroots America hosts briefing on the Affordable Care Act Freedom Awards Ceremony and Banquet » What: The East Texas Constitutional Alliance – of which Grassroots America is a founding member – will sponsor a candidate forum for Republican candidates for state comptroller.  This is …

November 22, 2013

Friday Nov. 15th Lunch meeting speaker: Jewish author, international speaker Avi Lipkin

The Rise of Radical Islam – the #1 Threat to Civilization  Grassroots America features special guest – Jewish author, international speaker Avi Lipkin  Date:   Friday, November 15  Time:  11:30 AM – 11:40 AM lunch line; 11:40 – Noon Announcements and Director’s updates; Noon – 1 PM Speaker  Location:  10818 University Blvd. (Spur 248), Tyler, …

November 6, 2013

Article In Categories: posts, Call to Action, GAWTP sponsored