us every Thursday for political discussions on local, state, national and
international issues and affairs. All
of our meetings are open to everyone. Our
meetings are held at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna
Park, Maryland 21146.
the third Thursday of each month, its “Pizza n’ Politics” at 7:00 p.m. in
the evenings. On all other
Thursdays, its bagels and donuts at 7:30 a.m. in the morning.
Admission fee is only $4 in the morning, and just $5 in the evening, including food and refreshments.
If Anne Arundel County Public Schools close or
open late due to
inclement weather, assume that the meeting is cancelled.
To see a complete calendar of Anne Arundel County GOP political events such as other club meetings and candidate events, please click on GOP Events above.
For further information, call Dave Blanch at 410-437-2213 or John Spencer at 410-245-2026
Jun 21st, 2012 @ 7pm(evening) - The Honorable Donna F. Edwards, Federal representative for the Fourth District of Maryland (Prince Georges and Anne Arundel counties) http://donnaedwards.house.gov/
May 17th, 2012 @ 7pm (evening) - Chris Phipps, Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works, giving an overview of public works services with an emphasis on engineering. http://www.aacounty.org/DPW
May 10th, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - James King, GOP representative to the Governor's Redistricting Task Force, on the impact of legislative redistricting and legal actions.
May 3rd, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Bryan W. Simonaire, State Senator for District 31 http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14640.html
April 26th, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - Paul Dembowski, president of Maryland Shall Issue http://marylandshallissue.org/
April 19th, 2012 @ 7pm (evening) - Mr. Nicholas A. Di Pasquale, Director of Chesapeake Bay Program Office, for EPA. http://www.epa.gov/region3/chesapeake/
April 12th, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - no meeting
April 5th, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - Al Voight on Nixon and the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
March 29th, 2012 @ 7:30am (morning) - Nicolee Ambrose, Republican political activist, conservative commentator, and Chairman Emeritus of the Young Republican National Federation. http://www.nicoleeambrose.com/meet-nicolee/
March 22nd, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - Faith Loudon, candidate for Federal representative from Maryland's new Fourth Congressional District www.faithloudon.com
March 15th, 2012, 7:00pm (evening) - The Honorable Neil C. Parrott, State Delegate representing Distict 2B, Washington County to discuss the current legislation and petition on in-state tuition for illegal aliens. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa15441.html
March 8th, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - Trevor A. Kiessling, Jr., attorney, on property seized in Anne Arundel County
March 1st, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Cathleen M. Vitale, Esq., State Delegate for District 33A0 http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14494.html
February 23rd, 2012 - No meeting
February 16th, 2012, 7:00pm (evening) - Dan Bonginio, candidate for U.S. Senate representing the State of Maryland http://www.bongino.com/
February 9th, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Edward R. Reilly, State Senator for District 33 http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14493.html
February 2nd, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - to be announced
January 26th, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - Open mike.
January 19th, 2012, 7pm (evening) - Mike Collins on Republican politics. He is a columnist/commentator for the Annapolis Capital and is past Chair of the Republican Anne Arundel County Central Committee.
January 12th, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - Major Edward Bergin, Commander, Special Services Bureau, Anne Arundel County Police Department
January 5, 2012, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Ron George, State Delegate representing District 30, on the recent redistricting plans and potential legal action. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14645.html 09-
December 15th, 22nd and 29th - No meetings. May you have a Merry Christmas!
December 8th, 2011 - Open mike. Come and let us know what's on your mind!
December 1st, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Charles Lollar, Chair of New Day Maryland. New Day Maryland is a Political Action Committee that will promote – across party lines – the principles of making Maryland competitive with neighboring states in job creation, positive business environment, lower taxes manufacturing, and cost of living. www.newdaymd.org
November 24th - No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving!
November 17th, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - Dave Blanch on Poland, Russia , and the "...stan" countries.
November 10th, 7:30am (morning) - Nathan Volke, District 31 representative to the Central Committee for the Anne Arundel County Republican Party. http://aagop.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=3
November 3rd, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Richard Douglas, GOP candidate for Maryland's U.S. Senate seat. http://yrnetwork.com/websites/?id=3240
October 27th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Open mike.
October 20th, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - Mark Schaff on replacing all federal income taxes with the "Fair Tax". http://www.fairtaxnation.com/group/marylandfairtax?commentId=2636007%3AComment%3A147241&xg_source=activity
October 13th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Steve Schuh, Republican State Delegate representing District 31 and candidate for County Executive. http://steveschuh.com/
October 6th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Tonya Tiffany of the Maryland Conservative Action Network Inc. on Sharia Law, Private Property Rights, a U.S. Senate Candidate forum, Voter Integrity, the Maryland Constitution, Education, the Referendum Petition process, and New Media. www.MDconservatives.com
September 29th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Richard B. Coffin, Ph.D., Marine Biogeochemistry, Naval Research Lab, on "Methane Contribution to Future Energy and Climate Change."
September 24th, 2011 - Sorry, but we had to cancel our Annual Elephant Club and North County Club Annual Picnic
September 22nd, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Jimmy Braswell, member of the Anne Arundel County Central Committee representing District 31. http://aagop.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=3
September 15th, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - The Honorable Jerry Walker, County Councilman for the 7th District. http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/Walker.cfm
September 8th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Diana Larmore, President of the Republican Business Women of Maryland (RBWM) will present on "Working Effectively with the "Red Scarf" Ladies: (Partnering and planning opportunities with the Maryland Federation of Republican Women)
September 1st, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Open mike
August 25th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Justin Ready, Executive Director of the Maryland Republican Party. http://mdgop.org/mdgop-announces-new-executive-director/
August 18th, 2011, 7 pm (evening) - The Honorable Ron George, Republican, District 30, Anne Arundel County.
August 11th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Dave Boswell of Donate Life Maryland which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and enhancing lives by registering organ, eye and tissue donors. http://www.donatelifemaryland.org/
August 4th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Ms. Marina Hardy, Community and Constituent Services , Office of the Anne Arundel County Executive. Ms. Hardy covers the areas Pasadena, Severna Park, Arnold, Cape St. Claire, Curtis Bay & Broadneck. http://www.aacounty.org/CountyExec/ComServe See http://www.aacounty.org/CountyExec/ComServe/Newsletters/Index.cfm for monthly newsletters.
July 28th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - To be announced soon
July 21st, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - The Honorable Anthony J. O'Donnell, House of Delegates Minority Leader, and a Republican representing District 29C, Calvert & St. Mary's Counties. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa12284.html
July 14th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Maria DeNardo, Executive Director of SPAN, INC. (Severna Park Assistance Network)
July 7th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - open mic
June 30th, 2011 - No meeting. Have a great July 4th weekend!
June 23rd, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Bryan W. Simonaire, Republican State Senator representing District 31. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14640.html
June 16th, 7:00pm (evening) - Susan McConkey, Anne Arundel Central Committee representing District 33
June 9th, 7:30am (morning) - Daniel Bongino, candidate for U.S. senator's seat currently held by Senator Cardin
June 2nd, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Open mic
May 26th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Ronald S. Bateman, Sheriff of Anne Arundel County. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/an/jud/sheriffs/html/msa14608.html
May 19th, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - Open mic
May 12th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Ron George, Republican State Delegate representing District 30. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14645.html
May 5th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) -- The Honorable Cathleen M. Vitale, Esq., Republican State Delegate representing District 33A. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14494.html
April 28th, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Tony McConkey, Republican State Delegate representing District 33A. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa13999.html
April 21st, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - Charles Faddis, President of Orion Strategic Services, LLC. Mr. Faddis served 20 years in the CIA as an Operations Officer, and is the author of several books, including "Willful Neglect" a street level look at homeland security eight years after 911.
April 14th, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Edward R. Reilly, Republican State Senator representing District 33. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14493.html
April 7th, 7:30am (morning) - Dan Nataf, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Local Issues, Anne Arundel Community College, with the latest survey on top issues in Anne Arundel County. http://www.aacc.edu/politicalscience/ddnataf.cfm
March 31st, 7:30am (morning) - Open microphone. Tell us what you think!
March 24, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Don H. Dwyer, Jr., Republican State Delegate representing District 31, on same sex marriage. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa13998.html
March 17th, 7:00pm (evening) - Dr. Ermin Sinanovic, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, U. S. Naval Academy, on "Islam in America. http://www.usna.edu/MiddleEast/sinanovic.html
March 10th, 7:30am (morning) - open microphone. Tell us what you think!
March 3rd, 7:30am (morning) - Anne Arundel County Chief of Staff Erik Robey and Government Relations Director Alan Friedman will discuss collective bargaining.
February 24th, 7:30am (morning - Richard B. Ladd, Chairman of the Anne Arundel County Council and Councilman for District 5. http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/Ladd.cfm
February 17th, 2011, 7:00pm (evening) - The Honorable Steven R. Schuh, state delegate, Republican, District 31 http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14631.html
February 10th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable John J. Grasso, Councilman for Anne Arundel County Second District http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/Grasso.cfm
February 3rd, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Derek Fink, Councilman for Anne Arundel County Third District http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/Fink.cfm
January 27th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - cancelled due to weather
January 20th, 2011, 7:30pm (evening) - Joseph Ganem, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Loyola University Maryland, on his article entitled "Society Flunks: Could most adults meet the standards we expect of our kids? The evidence is against it." http://www.josephganem.com/
January 13th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - The Honorable Paul F. Harris, Jr., Circuit Court judge for Anne Arundel County. http://www.clerk-anne-arundel.net/judges-othermenu-49/47
January 6th, 2011, 7:30am (morning) - Dan Nataf, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Local Issues, Anne Arundel Community College, on the recent local and other elections. http://www.aacc.edu/politicalscience/ddnataf.cfm
December 30th, 2010 - No meeting. Happy New Year
December 23rd, 2010 - No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 16th, 2010, 7:00pm (evening) - No meeting. Cancelled due to early school dismissal caused by snow.
December 9th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Joseph A. Torre, III, Election Director and David Garreis, Deputy Director, Anne Arundel County Board of Elections on a review of the 2010 election, including a review of early voting and absentee balloting. www.aacounty.org/elections
December 2nd, 2010, 7:30am (morning)- Judy Holmes, Administrative Office for the Anne Arundel County Council http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/
November 25th, 2010 - No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving
November 18th, 2010, 7:30pm (evening) -- Jeffrey Hooke, of Maryland Tax Education and Hooke Associates, LLC, on the poor performance of the Maryland state pension fund and that fund's shortfall. http://www.marylandtaxeducation.org/aboutus.html
November 11, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Paul Foer, political blogger and consultant. www.AnnapolisCapitalPunishment.blogspot.com
November 4, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Club discussion on the November 2nd General Election.
October 28th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Rob Annicelli, a Question A opponent
October 21st, 2010, 7:30pm (evening) - Mike Collins, past chair of the Anne Arundel Central Committee
October 14th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Todd Lamb, Chair of the Vote for Question A campaign,
October 7th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Eric Hartley of the Capital newspaper on the tenor of the 2010 campaign.
September 30th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Dan Nataf, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Local Issues, Anne Arundel Community College, on the recent local and other elections. http://www.aacc.edu/politicalscience/ddnataf.cfm
September 23rd, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Open microphone.
September 16th, 2010, 7:00pm (evening) - Joannie Coleman-Casey, Anne Arundel County Zoning Enforcement Supervisor on zoning enforcement.
September 9th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Larry Tom, Zoning Officer, Anne Arundel County
September 2nd, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - George G. Cardwell, AICP, Planning Administrator, Transportation Division, Anne Arundel County and Greg Bartosz, http://www.gregbartosz2010.org/page1.php?SessionID=60bbadcb4c78130c9b211 , Republican candidate for representative for Maryland's Third Congressional District. http://www.gregbartosz2010.com/
August 26th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Tim Hallihan, Republican candidate for 4th District County Council and Dick Ladd, Republican candidate for 5th District of Anne Arundel County
August 19th, 2010, 7:00pm (evening) - Allison Asti, Republican candidate for judge of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.
August 12th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Jim Wilhelm, Republican candidate for representative for Maryland's Third Congressional District
August 7th, 2010, Saturday, 2pm (afternoon) - Hope to see you at our annual picnic.
August 5th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Dave Blanch, our very own president, on his trip to Cuba
July 29th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Patrick Jameson, candidate for sheriff of Anne Arundel County. http://campaigns.yrnetwork.com/1096/about.aspx
July 22, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Marcelo Cardarelli, candidate for U. S. House of Representatives, Maryland Second Congressional District. www.cardarelliforcongress.com
July 15th, 2010, 7:00pm (evening) - Dr. Grace Vuoto, Executive Director, Edmund Burke Institute For American Renewal. Mission. The Edmund Burke Institute for American Renewal was founded in June, 2005 in Washington, D.C. It is a non-partisan, non-profit, education and outreach organization which aspires to engage and mobilize the millions of African Americans, Hispanics, women and other minorities in this country who share conservative values. http://www.edmundburkeinstitute.org/
July 8th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - club discussion
July 1st, 2010 - No meeting due to Independence Day weekend and lack of meeting facility.
June 24th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Judge Ron Jarashow and Judge Laura Kiessling, candidates to retain their appointments as Circuit Court judges.
June 17th, 2010, 7:00pm (evening) - Eric Grannon, candidate for States Attorney
June 10th, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Lauren M. Parker, Anne Arundel County Register of Wills http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/aa/html/annearundel.html
June 3rd, 2010, 7:30am (morning) - Robert L. Hannon, President & CEO of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation. http://www.aaedc.org/
May 27th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Matt, Mirenzi, Water Operations, Anne Arundel County
May 20th, 2010 @ 7:30pm (evening) - Open microphone. Also, Rob Fisher, candidate for First Congressional District, is scheduled to stop by. http://www.robfisherforcongress.com/about/
May 13th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Neil Bergsman, Director, Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute, on the Maryland Budget Game (model). http://www.marylandpolicy.org/html/about/index.asp
May 6th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Marta Hummel Mossburg, Senior fellow, Maryland Public Policy Institute, Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity. http://www.mdpolicy.org/about/detail/marta-hummel-mossburg
April 29th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Open microphone
April 22nd, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning)- Nicholaus R. Kipke, State Delegate, Republican, District 31, Anne Arundel County http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14623.html
April 15th, 2010 @ 7:00pm (evening) - Timothy J. Johnson, CEO of Positive Solutions Unlimited, and co-chair of the Coalition Opposed to Violence and Extremism (COVE) on hate crimes and legislation. http://www.mdle.net/cove/
April 8th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Nancy Carig, Delaware Project Director, Bluewater Wind / An NRG Energy Company, on wind power off Ocean City. http://bluewaterwind.com/
April 1st, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - James J. King, State Delegate, Republican, District 33A, Anne Arundel County, http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14622.html
March 25th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Brian H. Murphy, Republican candidate for Governor, http://www.brianmurphy2010.com/
March 18th, 2010 @ 6:30 pm (evening) - Annual Elephant Club Dinner at Kaufmann's with special guest Jeffrey Kuhner. See flyer on home page.
March 11th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Kim Jorns, Executive Director the of Maryland Republican Party. http://mdgop.net/
March 4th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) Tony McConkey, State Delegate, Republican, District 33A, Anne Arundel County, http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa13999.html
February 25th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - State Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, Republican, District 31. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14640.html
February 18th, 2010 @ 7:30pm (evening) - Aaron Jones of the Annapolis Tea Party and Maryland Chapter of Americans for Prosperity. http://www.americansforprosperity.org/032209-annapolis-tax-day-tea-party
February 11th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Cancelled due to snow
February 4th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Christine Poulsen, Program Manager of Community Initiatives, Anne Arundel County Social Services, on homelessness in Anne Arundel County.
January 28th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Catherine S. Norman, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, on Cap and Trade http://engineering.jhu.edu/~dogee/sp/?id=448
January 21st, 2010 @ 7:30pm (evening) - Rudwan Abu-Rumman, President of the Anne Arundel County Muslim Council. http://www.aacmc.org/
January 14th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Terry Cavanaugh of the Service Employees International Union. http://www.seiu.org/local/maryland/
January 7th, 2010 @ 7:30am (morning) - Detective Finley of the Anne Arundel County Police on gangs in our county.
December 31st, 2009 - No meeting. Happy New Year!
December 24th, 2009 - No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 17th, 2009 @ 7:30pm (evening) - Stanford "Neil" Franklin of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) The mission of LEAP is to reduce the multitude of unintended harmful consequences resulting from fighting the war on drugs and to lessen the incidence of death, disease, crime, and addiction by ultimately ending drug prohibition. http://www.leap.cc/cms/index.php?name=Speakers&bio=1478
December 10th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Ronald Bowen, Director of Public Works for Anne Arundel County on Stormwater Management http://www.aacounty.org/DPW/index.cfm
December 3rd, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Victor E. Bernson, Jr., candidate for State Senator, District 33
November 26th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - No meeting. Have a great Thanksgiving!
November 19th, 2009, 7:30pm (evening) - Eric Wargotz, M.D., Republican candidate for US Senate http://www.wargotzforussenate.org
November 12th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Dan Nataf, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Local Issues, Anne Arundel Community College, on the latest survey of important issues to County residents. http://www.aacc.edu/politicalscience/ddnataf.cfm
November 5th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Jim Rutledge, Republican candidate for U.S. senator, www.rutledgeforussenate.com
October 29th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Ryan R. Brady, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, United States Naval Academy on the economy
October 22nd, 2009 7:30am (morning) - Sean Hagerty, CPA and Senior Account Vice President with UBS on "market outlook".
October 15th, 2009 7:30pm (evening) - Ron Elfenbein, MD, on healthcare
October 8th, 2009 7:30am (morning) - Joseph W. Love, Ph.D., Tidal Bass Manager, DNR Inland Fisheries, on the relative roles of regulation and education for protecting fish populations and managing natural resources. http://www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries/recreational/tidalbass/
October 1st, 2009 7:30am (morning) - Linnea Boogades, Anne Arundel County Waste Management Services, on Recycling. www.recyclemoreoften.com
September 24th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Andy Harris, candidate for First Congressional District
September 17th, 2009 - 7:30pm (evening) - Pam Jordan, ADA Coordinator and Liaison to the County Executive for the Commission on Disability Issues http://www.aacounty.org/Aging/
September 10th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Frank M. Kratovil, Congressman, Maryland's First District
September 3rd, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Ken Funk of Welcome Home Maryland, http://www.operationwelcomehomemd.org/
August 27th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Christopher Judy, DNR Shellfish Program, on the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population.
August 20th, 2009 - No meeting in case you want to attend the next Tea Party from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Annapolis City Dock.
August 16th, 3pm. Annual Elephant Club Picnic with the District 32 and North County Clubs. Location is at President Dave Blanch's. Drinks, hamburgers, and hot dogs provided. Please bring a salad, vegetable or dessert to share. Address is 394 Hickory Point Road, Pasadena 21122. RSVP by August 11th.
August 13th - No meeting. Hope to see you at our picnic on August 16th.
August 6th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Edward R. Reilly, newly appointed Republican state senator for District 33, http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14493.html
July 30th, 7:30am (morning) - Michelle Corkadel, Chair of County Planning Advisory Board on Long Range Plan http://www.aacounty.org/PlanZone/LongRange/PAB.cfm
July 23rd, 7:30am (morning) - Jeff Horan, Director of Watershed Services, Maryland Department of Natural Resources on Chesapeake Bay funding, programs and successes/problems. http://www.dnr.maryland.gov/
July 16th, 2009, 7:30pm (evening) - Michael Mariotte of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service http://www.nirs.org/
July 9th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Kelly Webb, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, on the status of the Chesapeake crab population http://dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/crab/crabindex.html and
James Benoit, County Councilman, District 4, http://www.aacounty.org/CountyCouncil/Benoit.cfm
July 2nd, 2009---No meeting. Have a great July 4th celebration!
June 25th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Dwyer, Don H., Jr. (R), District 31(Pasadena, Brooklyn Park area) http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa13998.html
June 18th, 2009, 7:30pm (evening) - Open mike
June 11th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Michael Erin Busch, Speaker of House of Delegates, Democrat, District 30, Anne Arundel County. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa12196.html
June 4th,, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - James King, State Delegate, District 33A http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14622.html
May 28th, 2009, 7:30am (morning) - Ron George, State Delegate, District 30. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14645.html
May 21st, 2009 - 7:30pm (evening) - William W. Beach, Director, Center for Data Analysis, Heritage Foundation on Two Models of Economic Growth. As Director of The Heritage Foundation's Center for Data Analysis, William Beach is the think tank's chief "number cruncher": He oversees Heritage's original statistical research on taxes, Social Security, crime, education, trade and a host of other issues, ensuring it's both rigorous in its technical scholarship and produced in time to help inform the public debate over the issue. http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/WilliamBeach.cfm
May 14th, 2009 - 7:30am (morning) - Timothy M. "Tim" Mennuti, President of the Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County on school choice. http://taaac.mstanea.org/
May 7th, 2009 - 7:30am (morning) - Stephanie Hodges, candidate for State Delegate, District 32
April 30th, 2009 - 7:30am (morning) - Melanie Santiago-Mosier, Esq., Director of Legislative Affairs, Maryland Public Service Commission
April 23rd, 2009 - 7:30am (morning) - Nic Kipke, State Delegate, District 31, Pasadena http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14623.html
April 16th, 2009 7:30pm (evening) - Dan Lips, Senior Policy Analyst, Domestic Policy , Heritage Foundation, on School Choice. http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/danlips.cfm and Elephant Club election for April 2009 through April 2011.
April 9th, 2009 - 7:30am (morning) - Wayne Smith, candidate for State Delegate, District 32
April 2nd, 2009 - 7:30am - Laurie Duhan, Director of Choice Programs, BGE, on how rates are established and regulation of energy in Maryland.
March 26th, 2009 - Derek Fink, candidate for County County District 3
March 19th, 2009 - 7:30pm - Charles Lollar, Chair of the Maryland Republican Party's Commission for Citizen Tax Relief to investigate Maryland’s record of over spending by the Democrat controlled leadership in Annapolis. Mr. Lollar hails from Charles County where he is Chairman of the Charles County Republican Central Committee. http://www.mdgop.com/News.aspx
Note: This meeting is a dinner at Kaufman's Restaurant. Please see home page for details.
March 12th, 2009 - 7:30am - Katherine Rovendro, Director of Anne Arundel County's Crisis Response System. http://www.thesantegroup.org
March 5th, 2009 - 7:30am - Steve Schuh, Republican State delegate from District 31, Pasadena. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14631.html
February 26th, 2009 - 7:30am - Allan Kittleman, State Senator (R), District 9 (Carroll & Howard Counties ). http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14329.html
February 19th, 2009 - 7:30pm - Mary R. Owens, Critical Area Commission, Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, on recent Critical Areas legislation. http://www.dnr.state.md.us/criticalarea/
February 12th, 2009 - 7:30am - Beth Sammis, Deputy Commisioner of the Maryland Insurance Administration, on health insurance legislation. http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/aboutMia/MiaDivisions.jsp?divisionName=MIA+Divisions%5EOffice+of+the+Commissioner%5EDeputy+Commissioner&pageName=/sa/jsp/aboutMia/MiaDivisions.jsp
February 5th, 2009 - 7:30am - Jon Mueller, Attorney for Chesapeake Bay Foundation, on the CBF's lawsuit against EPA. http://www.cbf.org/site/News2?abbr=SB_News_&page=NewsArticle&id=38923&security=2404&news_iv_ctrl=2345
January 29th, 2009 - 7:30am - cancelled due to weather: Al Johnston on the new Anne Arundel County Comprehensive Plan. http://www.aacounty.org/PlanZone/LongRange/GDP.cfm
January 22nd, 2009 - 7:30am - Stephen G. Barry, Coordinator of Outdoor Education, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, on the Severn River watershed. http://www.arlingtonecho.net/
January 15th, 2009, 7pm (Pizza n' Politics) - Dan Nataf, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Local Issues, Anne Arundel Community College, on the latest survey of important issues to County residents.
Website is at: http://www.aacc.edu/politicalscience/ddnataf.cfm
January 8th, 2009 - 7:30am - Eric Robey, Director of Community Services, Anne Arundel County.
January 1st, 2009 - No meeting. Happy New Year!
December 25th, 2008 - No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 18th - 7:30pm (evening) - Pizza and Politics: Alan Rzepkowski, Chairman of the Republican State Central Committee of Anne Arundel County http://www.aacogop.com/
December 11th - 7:30am (morning)- Jason Rheinstein on his experiences with the McCain/Palin campaign
December 4th - 7:30am (morning) - Fred D. Mason, Jr., President of Maryland and DC AFL-CIO, on Employee Free Choice Act
Union position at http://www.aflcio.org/joinaunion/voiceatwork/efca/whatis.cfm
Heritage Foundation position at http://www.heritage.org/Research/Labor/bg2175.cfm
November 27th - No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving!
November 20th, 7:00pm - Chuck Jenkins, Sheriff of Frederick County (Web site: http://www.jenkinsforsheriff.net )
Please note time change. Please note: This meeting will start one half hour earlier. Pizza at 6:30pm and Politics at 7pm.
November 13th, 7:30am (morning) - Rick Tabor, Deputy Sheriff of Anne Arundel County on law enforcement.
November 6th, 7:30am - Al Johnston and Spear Lancaster will discuss the General Development Plan that is up for the ten year review. Also, we'll have a discussion of the election results.
October 30th - 7:30am - Open mike.
October 23rd, 7:30am - Jim Snider (www.myaacps.net) of Citizens for an Accountable School Board and a past candidate for the Anne Arundel County School Board. Jim will speak on his proposal to reform the Anne Arundel County School Board Electoral System.
October 16th, 7:30pm - Open mike
October 9th - 7:30am - Steven R. Schuh, State Delegate, District 31 on the current financial crises.
October 2nd, 7:30am - Doug Schmidt, a Towson based investment banker to the tech community, speaks on behalf of the anti-slots movement about the upcoming referendum.
September 25th, 7:30am - Janet Greenup, State Senator for District 33 (http://www.janetgreenip.com/)
September 18th, 7:30pm - Steve Ailstock, Director of Environmental Center, AACC, will talk on water quality of the Bay and new research on grasses.
September 11th, 7:30am - Louis M Pope, National Committeeman for Maryland
September 4th, 7:30am - Tom Redmond, candidate for County Council District 3, will speak on Property Rights issues.
August 28th - Collins Bailey Candidate for Congress, 5th Congressional District
August 21st, 7:20pm - Al Johnston, on the what, why and status of Anne Arundel County's 2008 General Development Plan
August 14th - Dr Tyrone Powers, Director of Homeland Security at AACC
August 7th - Open Mike
July 31st - Open Mike
July 24th - Cathy Vitale, County Councilman, Fifth District
July 17th, 7:30pm evening - Chuck Gast and Eric Flamino, co-chairs of the John McCain for President campaign in Anne Arundel County
July 10th - Cathleen H. Doyle, Director, Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service, Anne Arundel Community College
July 3rd - No meeting. Celebrate our freedom
June 26th - Steve Steele, Professor of Sociology and Futures Studies, Institute for the Future @ Anne Arundel Community College (see www.aacc.edu/future) A discussion of futurology , trends and directions in America.
June 19th - John Tegler of Wings Productions on a brand new book on 911 and its ramifications relative to the upcoming election in re Obama and McCain. email@example.com
June 12th - Justin Ready, Executive Director on the Maryland Republican Party http://www.mdgop.org/
June 5th - Nic Kipke, State Delegate for District 31, Pasadena area http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14623.html
May 29th - Andy Harris, candidate for Congress, First District and current Maryland State Senator, District 7.
May 22nd - Joseph A. Torre III (Joe), Election Director, Anne Arundel County Board of Elections, www.aacounty.org/BdofElections
May 15th - Jerry Walker, Chair of Anne Arundel County Republican Party Central Committee
May 8th - Betty Dixon, Director of Inspections and Permits, Anne Arundel County
May 1 - Open Mike
April 24th - Tim Mennuti, President of Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County
April 17th - to be announced
April 10th - Tom Marquardt Editor of the Capital
April 3rd - Joseph V. Glorioso, Supervisor of Assessments for Anne Arundel County, Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation
March 27th - Dr. Dan Nataf, Director of Center for the Study of Local Issues http://www2.aacc.edu/csli/
and Major Greg Spencer on Afghanistan
March 20th - Chuck Gast, Second Vice Chair of the Maryland Republican Party http://mdgop.org/default.aspx
March 13th - James King, State Delegate, District 33A
March 6th - Jonathan Hodgson, Anne Arundel County Attorney
February 28th - David Smith, President of Haiti Mission Program "Helping those who help the poorest of the poor"
February 21st - Brad Botwin, founder and director of Help Save Maryland, a Rockville-based organization of grassroots community activists "working to make our elected officials accountable to the citizens...Help Save Maryland is dedicated to preserving Maryland's counties, cities and towns from the negative effects of illegal aliens". Brad will review and explain the organization's purposes and activities.
February 14th - Bryan Simonaire, State Senator, District 31, Maryland General Assembly
February 7th - John Singleton, Severna Park Voice, " The role of media in today's politics"
January 31st - Dennis C. McCoy, Esq.,General Assembly lobbyist for a variety of issues including racing. Further information may be found at: http://governmentaffairsmd.com/team.htm
January 24th - Fatih Kindel, Principal of Chesapeake Science Point Charter School
January 17th - cancelled due to weather
January 10th - Ron Bateman, Sheriff of Anne Arundel County
January 3rd, 2008 - Patrick Sheehan on Bosnia Today plus an overview of South Central Europe
December 27th, 2007 - No meeting due to the holidays
December 20th - No meeting due to the holidays
December 13th - Dan Nataf on Anne Arundel polling results
December 6th - Cancelled due to inclement weather
November 29th - Donna Cahill, Republican Women in Politics
November 22nd - No meeting due to Thanksgiving holiday
November 15th - Dr. Al Arking (JHU) on "Global Warming is Real, But the Panic is Based on Myths"
November 8th - Delegates James King, Nic Kipke and Steve Schuh will speak on the upcoming special General Assembly Session, the Citizens for Better Government PAC, and the upcoming Tribute to President Ronald Reagan with speaker Michael Reagan.
November 1st - Larry Tom, Director Planning and Zoning Anne Arundel County
October 25th - Al Friedman, Director of Government Relations for Anne Arundel County.
October 18th - Bob Terry, Maryland Civil Air Patrol
October 11th - Brian Griffith, " The most influential blogger in Maryland." What is a blogger? What are his ideas?
October 4th - John Flynn, Executive Director of the Maryland Republican Party
September 27th - Anne Meyers, Severna Park Partners In Care
September 20th - Tony O'Donnell, Minority Leader, House of Delegates will speaker on the future of the Republican Party in Maryland.
September 13th - Ashley Barbera, President of College Republicans
September 6th - Joe Arminio, Republican Candidate First Congressional District Also author of book " the Decline and Fall of the American Way"
August 30th - Dr. Jim York on "Two Possible Courses for Medical Care in America"
August 23rd - Steve Johnson on "Global Warming Risk on Energy Policy"
August 16th - Patricia Johnson, President of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education on "Our School System"
August 9th - Dr. Pat DeLaquil on "Renewable Energy"
August 2nd - "Health Care in New Orleans after Katrina"
July 26th - Jerry Tuccille - author of several books on President Reagan, ran for Governor of New York
July 19th - Robert Leib - BRAC
July 12th - Bruce Bereano - Lobbyist
July 5th - No meeting. Hope you enjoyed and celebrated the fourth!
June 28th - John Leopold - County Executive
June 21st - Alan Tonelson on globization, free trade and immigration
June 14th - Open mike
June 7th - Andy Harris, State Senator
May 31st - John Gary, Former County Executive
May 24th - Bob Costa, State Delegate, District 31
May 17th - Ron Dillon - County Councilman, District 3
May 10th - Ted Sophocleus, State Delegate, District 32
May 3rd - Ron George, State Delegate, District 31
April 26th - Nic Kikpe, State Delegate, District 31
April 19th - ELECTION OF ELEPHANT CLUB OFFICERS. All members are asked to attend and vote! No early voting or absentee ballots permitted!
April 12th - State Senator Bryan Simonaire, District 31, on The First Session of the General Assembly
April 5th - Steve Schuh, State Delegate, District 31
March 29th - Lauren Parker, Anne Arundel Register of Wills
March 22nd - State Delegate James King, District 33 on his first two months serving in the Maryland General Assembly
March 15th - Vic Bernson, member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education on the Education Budget
March 8th - Ron Elfenbein M.D. on the future of medicine in Maryland
March 1st - Melvin Thompson, Vice President of Government Relations for Restaurant Association of Maryland
February 22nd - Dee Hodges, President of Maryland Taxpayers Association http://www.mdtaxes.org/
February 15th - Senator E. J. Pipkins, State Senator (Republican District 36)
Cancelled due to inclement weather http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa13973.html
February 8th - Tony Caligiuri, Chief of Staff for Congressman Wayne Gilchrist (R-MD 1st) http://gilchrest.house.gov/
February 1st - John Flynn, Executive Director of Maryland Republican Party http://www.mdgop.org/
January 25th - Dan Nataf of AACC will review and evaluate the latest polling in the County
January 18th - Mike Collins, Chair of the AA County Central Committee, on the future of the Republican Party in the County and State
January 11th - Senator Janet Greenup, District 33, on the Republican Party's future in the County and State
January 4, 2007 - Jim Purtilo, Editor of Trip Wire Magazine and head of the PAC Marylanders for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership.
December 28, 2006 - No meeting
December 21st - No meeting. Have a Merry Christmas
Dec 14th - Don Murphy, of Glen and Murphy, LLC, on "Maryland Politics"
Dec 7th - Al Johnson on the Medicare doughnut hole
Nov 30th, 7:30 am - Don Hood on prospective Bay Bridge crossing. The pros and cons of the three options for crossing the Bay.
Nov 23rd - No meeting. Enjoy your Thanksgiving!
Nov 15th, 7:30 pm -Thomas H Frank Anne Arundel Public Schools " An unbiased View from a private citizen"
Nov 9th, 7:30 am - Open mike!
Nov 7th, 7am to 8pm- Election Day. Get out there and support your candidates!
Nov 2nd, 8:00 am - New location, new event, one time only...You’re invited to a Town Meeting to discuss the War on Terrorism! with
Congressman Pete Hoekstra, U.S. House of Representatives, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee,
Hosted by Jon Vandenheuvel, Candidate for State Senate, at
Michael's Eighth Avenue
8th Avenue and Grayburn Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
RSVP for free continental breakfast to 410-695-4713 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 26th 7:30am - Lauren Parker, Republican Candidate Register of Wills for Anne Arundel County
Oct 19th 7:30 pm - John White, Republican Candidate for Congress, Third District
Oct 12th 7:30 am - Andy Smarick, Republican Candidate for State Delegate, District 30
Oct 5th 7:30am - State Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Sept 28th 7:30am - William Mumford Judge Circuit Court
Sept 21st 7:30pm (evening) - Open mike
Sept 14th 7:30am - Chuck Gast Chairman of Central Committee
Sept 7th 7:30am - Wally Campbell Candidate for Sheriff
August 31st, 7:30am - Mark Chang, candidate for House of Delegates District 32
August 24th 7:30am - Jon Vandenheuvel, Candidate for District 32 Senate
August 17th 7:30pm (evening) -Scott Rolle, Candidate for Attorney General for Maryland, and Mr. Mark Spradley, Candidate for Controller of Maryland
August 10th 7:30am - Jerry Norton on Jessica's Law
August 3rd, 7:30am - Tiger Pimentel, candidate for House of Delegates District 32
July 27th, 7:30am - Walter Chitwood III, candidate for Register of Wills.
July 20th, 7:30pm (evening) - Mike Collins, Candidate for House of Delegates District 30
July 13th, 7:30am - John Moran, Candidate for Sheriff
July 6th, 7:30am - James Braswell, Candidate House of Delegates D/31
June 29th, 7:30am Ron George, Candidate for State Delegate, District 30
June 22nd, 7:30am - Linda Zahn, Severna Park Chamber of Commerce
June15th, 7:30am - Rene Swafford, Candidate for County Council
June 8th, 7:30am - John Hollywood, Candidate for House of Delegates D/33
June 1st, 7:30am - Sid Saab Candidate for County Council
May 25th, 7:30am - Les Belcher, Candidate for Senate District 30.
May 18th, 7:30pm - Janet Greenup will speak about the last session of the General Assembly
May 11th, 7:30am - David Fisher, Candidate for State's Attorney
May 4th, 7:30am - James King, Candidate for State Delegate, District 33A
April 27th Wayne Smith Candidate for House of Delegates D/32
April 20th General Membership Meeting
April 13th James L. Gamble III, Political Sheepdog.com. Corruption in legislatures and efficiency in government.
April 6th Gary Applebaum, Candidate for Congress, Maryland 3rd District
March 30th John White, Candidate for MD 3rd Congressional District.
March 23th Tom Angelis, Candidate for County Executive.
March 16th Robert Schafer, Cargo handling at BWI
March 9th Nancy Almgren, Candidate House of Delegates District 30
March 2th Joseph T. Stanik, LCDR USN (ret) A peak behind the new vail in Saudi Arabia.
February 23 - John Leopold, Candidate for County Executive
February 16 - Barbara Fay on Emergency Prepareness
February 9 - Paul Spadaro President of the Magothy River Association " The present and future of the Magothy River and development on the two islands"
February 2 - John Flynn.
January 26 Philip Bissett, Candidate for County Executive, to discuss his campaign goals and aspirations.
January 12 - David Boschert, Candidate for County Executive. He’ll talk about upcoming General Assembly legislative issues and his campaign platform.
January 5, 2006 - Richard E. Hug, Advisor to the Re-election campaign of Robert Erhlich to discuss re-election issues
December 15, 2005 - Christmas Party ( Holiday Party)
December 8 - Martha Scott of The Islamic Society of Annapolis will speak on Islam and Non- Violence.
December 1- Sheri Odom, Candidate, House of Delegates District 32
November 24 - Thanksgiving
November 17: Attorney and County Counsel member Cathy Vitale is the guest speaker for the Club’s November 17th “Pizza & Politics” evening function. Ms. Vitale will discuss salient County government issues and financial implications.
November 10: Mr. James Rzepkowski, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, is the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s November 10th breakfast. He’ll give an overview of business incentive programs and polices.
November 3 - Elisabeth Walden, President of the Republican Law Society at the University of Maryland is the Elephant Club's guest speaker; she’ll discuss barriers to building a conservative movement on a college campus.
Oct 27th - 7:30am
Susan Knight Anne Arundel County Dept of Aging Medicare Changes
Oct 27th - 7:30am Susan Knight Anne Arundel County Dept of Aging Medicare Changes
Oct 20th - 7:30pm Capt. Lonnie More of Wounded Warrior Organization
Oct 13th - 7:30am Patrica Harrison Historian for the State of Maryland
Oct 6th - 7:30am Adrienne Trout Director of USO BWI Airport
September 29--7:30 to 8:30AM: Court Master Charles Muskin is the guest speaker
September 22--7:30 to 8:30AM: There is no guest speaker for the Elephant Club’s September 22nd breakfast; instead the Club will hold an “open forum” from 7:30 to 8:30 am and attendees will discuss local, state and national affairs.
September 15--7:30 to 8:30PM: Dr. Lester Salamon, of Johns Hopkins University and the Community Foundation of the Chesapeake, is the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s September 15h “Pizza & Politics Night.” Dr. Salamon will speak on the unacceptable level of poverty in Anne Arundel County.
September 8--7:30 to 8:30AM: A Mr. George Kelly, Republican candidate for Annapolis Mayor, is the guest speaker of the Elephant Club’s September 8th breakfast.
September 1--7:30 to 8:30AM: Mr. Greg Nourse, Republican candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive, is the Club’s guest speaker.
August 25--7:30 to 8:30PM: J. T. Crawford, author of Skipjack
August 18--7 to 9PM: Greg Kline, Candidate for House of Delegates, District 33A
August 11--7:30 to 8:30AM: Jim Potts, Maryland Assistant Secretary of Transportation
August 4--7:30 to 8:30AM: Christopher B. Summers, founder and President of the Maryland Public Policy Institute, to discuss the Institute's position on education, transportation and health care including prescription medicine policy, Medicaid, mental health and medical malpractice.
July 28: Due to parking lot resurfacing there is no Elephant Club breakfast on July 28.
July 21 - - 7 to 9 PM: Mike Collins, from the Maryland Department of Transportation, will be the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s July 21st (trial) “Discussion & Desserts” (vs. Pizza & Politics). As an Emergency Response Manager in the State’s Homeland Security Office Mike will talk about Maritime Security. The public is welcome. There is a $5.00 fee.
July 14 - -7:30 to 8:30 AM: Mr. Joe DeMattos, AARP State Director, is the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s July 14th breakfast. He’ll give an overview of AARP’s perspective on Social Security reform (if any). The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee.
July 7 - - 7:30 to 8:30 AM: Ms. Teresa Sutherland, Auditor for Anne Arundel County, is the guest speaker for the Elephant Club’s July 7th breakfast. She’ll talk about salient county financial issues, related fiscal implications, and questionable accounting practices. The public is invited. There is a $4.00 fee.
June 30—7:30 to 8:30 AM: Mr. James Ports, Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation, is the guest speaker. The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee.
June 23—7:30 to 8:30 AM: Mr. Warren Deschenaux, the Director of Office of Policy Analysis for the Legislative Services Department, is the guest speaker. The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee.
June 16—7:15 to 9:00 PM--Pizza & Politics Night-- Dr. Ron Elfenbein will discuss his qualifications and goals as a Republican candidate for the House of Delegates in District 30. The public is welcome. There is a $5.00 fee.
June 9—7:30 to 8:30 AM: Bryan Simonaire will talk about is qualifications and goals as a Republican Senatorial candidate for District 31. The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee.
June 2, 2005 (7:30am): Mr. Ken Philbrick, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Environment is the Club’s June 2nd breakfast. The 7:30 to 8:30 am breakfast is held at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church located at 400 Benfield Boulevard in Severna Park. The public is invited. There is a $4.00 fee. For information call 410-695-0006.
May 26, 2005 (7:30am): Steve Schuh, candidate for State Delegate in District 31 is the guest speaker. The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee that includes coffee, donuts, and bagels. For information call 410-695-0006.
May 19, 2005 (7-9pm): Rather than a guest speaker, attendees at tonight’s “Pizza and Politics” function will be invited to discuss local, state, or national issues. The public is welcome. There is a $5.00 fee. For information call 410-695-0006.
May 12, 2005, (7:30am): Mr. Chris Geldart, Deputy Director of the Maryland Office of Homeland Security, is the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s May 12 breakfast. He’ll give an overview of the office’s functions. The public is welcome. There is a $4.00 fee. For information call 410-695-0006.
May 5, 2005 (7:30am): County Councilman Ed Reilly (R-District 7) is the guest speaker for the Elephant Club’s May 5th breakfast. Mr. Reilly will talk about salient county issues and related fiscal implications. The public is invited. There is a $4.00 fee. For information call 410-695-0006.
April 28,2005 (7:30am): Christopher C. Foster, Appointed by Gov Erhlich as the Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and as the State Chief Technology Officer.
21,2005 (7:30pm): Elections of Officers of the Elephant Club.
April 14,2005 (7:30am): Dan Nataf, Professor at AACC will speak on the latest polling done by the College on the views an opinions of the citizens of our County.
April 7, 2005 (7:30am): Joseph Arminio, Editor of THE CITIZENS MONITOR, a conservative newspaper published in Severna Park. Joe will speak on the success of publishing a conservative paper in Maryland.
Mar 31, 2005 (7:30 to 8:30 am.): Delegate Herb McMillan (R-District 30) will provide an update on key General Assemble issues and concerns.
Mar 24,2005 (7:30 to 8:30 a.m.): County Council member Barbara Samorajczyk (District 6) will discuss salient County Council issues, including financial particulars of the Compass Point Golf Course.
Mar 17, 2005 (7 to 9 p.m.): U.S. Naval Academy Professor Karen Thierfelder is the guest speaker at the Elephant Club’s “Pizza & Politics Night.” She’ll discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the implications for U.S. Agriculture and Migration.
10, 2005 (7:30 to 8:30 a.m.): Newly
elected Circuit Court Judge Paul Harris is our honored guest speaker.