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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

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 by Friday …

December 9, 2013

Update: Champions of Freedom Dinner is still on!

December 6, 2013

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

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

Come and Take It training seminar

Dear East Texas Conservatives:        As you know, we are preparing now to combat Battleground Texas – a plan heavily funded by, Planned Parenthood, and other left-wing organizations planning to turn Texas blue.  FreedomWorks launched the “Come and Take It Texas” campaign with us back in August to combat the Left’s Battleground …

November 4, 2013

Freedom Awards Ceremony and Banquet

  “In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man,and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” Mark Twain     Please help us honor these two courageous “Champions of Freedom”    Date:  Friday, December 6, 2013 By 5 PM, please be in line …

October 2, 2013

Article In Categories: GAWTP sponsored, Special events

Sept 19th – Comptroller Candidate Debra Medina to Speak at Grassroots America

Texas State Comptroller Candidate Debra Medina will speak to Grassroots America at Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd in Tyler at a 6:30 PM meeting on Thursday, September 19. Debra Medina is a licensed nurse and manages a healthcare consulting firm.  She serves as the chairman of We Texans, promoting public policy and …

September 10, 2013

Update: East Texas Candidate Forums for Statewide Races

The East Texas Constitutional Alliance – of which Grassroots America is a founding member – will sponsor the following  candidate forums.  All of the following candidate forums for statewide races will be held at the UT-Tyler Ornelas …

August 29, 2013

US Congressman Louie Gohmert- Townhall – August 8, 2013

August 28, 2013

Save the Date! Evening of Friday, December 6.

A major event – the biggest event Grassroots America has ever done – now has a confirmed date.  Please mark your calendar for the evening of Friday, December 6.  (JoAnn has been working on this event since mid-May and originally had a tentative date of November 16.)  Until it is time to release the location …

August 23, 2013

Friday August 23rd 6:30 PM – FreedomWorks in Tyler – Come & Take It Campaign!

Grassroots America hosts the East TX Region’s kick-off for the “Come and Take It” Campaign with FreedomWorks!  We’re going head-to-head and toe-to-toe with the Left’s Battleground Texas!   Save Texas from a hard Left turn funded by!   Conservatives of East Texas, get on board NOW! North Texas – if you have to miss your events …

August 22, 2013

Grassroots America to Host August Congressional Town Hall Meeting

Date:  Thursday, August 8, 2013 Time:  6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Boulevard, Spur 248 –  two miles from the Loop 323 intersection. Event details:  Grassroots America will host a public town hall meeting with US Congressman Louie Gohmert to discuss the IRS abuse of power, immigration legislation, Second Amendment …

July 30, 2013

We need you for Pro-Life Week in Austin

Friends, The radical left plans to protest our Monday evening pro-life rally in Austin.  If you can possibly make it, we need everyone who is pro-life to attend the evening rally.  If you can attend other events, please do so.  Our executive director, JoAnn Fleming, will be in Austin all week coordinating with the leaders …

July 7, 2013