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    Monday, April 22, 2024 at 06:00 PM · 83 rsvps

    Parental Rights and Assault on Homeschooling

    KCGOP Event: Parental Rights and Assault on Homeschooling Flyer

    Join Helen Brinkman and Eileen McNeil as they discuss the erosion of parental rights and the assault on homeschooling. 

    Helen is the former Asst. Prosecutor of Kent County will share information on the Michigan Revised School Code and discuss what is going on in Rockford lawsuit and your rights as a parent. She has worked on many cases relating to sex crimes including the Catholic Central Tutor sleeping with a student.

    Eileen McNeil is the President of Citizens for Traditional Values which  promote, preserve, and protect Judeo-Christian values.  She will speak about the draft bills being presented for homeschool reporting to the State of Michigan. 

    Time will be allowed for Q & A at the end of the presentations.

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    Friday, May 03, 2024 at 10:00 AM · 6 rsvps
    Eastern Avenue Hall in Grand Rapids, MI

    May Coffee with the Chair

    Our coffee with the Chair is a casual event where all fellow Republicans can talk about important issues while enjoying some free coffee and donuts.

    Coffee with the Chair

    Join us to hear the Chairman's Report from John Schaut.

    Guest Speaker

    Jeff Vega, Propósito Michigan Founder

    Jeff Vega

    Jeff Vega wears many hats. He is a rancher, Political consultant, Community activist. He is a real shepherd, where he raises sheep in Livingston County. As a consultant, he will tell you that you are only as good as your last elect cycle. He was the only person to flip a democrat seat in 2022. Seeing a need to turn around the blue wave. The opportunity was in the Hispanic community.  

    In 2023 he founded a Hispanic organization called Propósito. In Spanish means purpose. With the purpose of getting the community involve in the political culture. Knowing as a people they share our republican platform. Today there is over a 100 activist across Michigan. With small groups meeting on a monthly bases.  He has also recruited candidates to run for office.

    Keynote Speaker

    Sandy Pensler, Republican Candidate for Senate

    Sandy Pensler

    Sandy Pensler was born and raised in Detroit.

    Sandy earned a B.A. in Chemical Engineering, a B.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Economics from Yale and he received his law degree from Harvard.

    As an educator, Sandy taught several economic courses at Yale and Harvard. 

    He served as a clerk at the 5th Circuit (U.S. Court of Appeals) before entering the business world where he became a private investor and financial advisor to some of the largest corporations in America.

    Sandy Pensler put his teachings and experience into practice by founding Pensler Capital, starting numerous businesses and currently owning and operating four manufacturing plants, including the Korex Corporation plant in Wixom, which provides over 150 jobs to Michigan.


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