Garage Sale for Charity

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We’re hosting our third charity garage sale. All proceeds will be donated to Rochester’s sex traffic survivors’ Mission 21. We invite you to: “Bring Your Stuff” for donation to the garage sale Thursday, June 8, from 7 am to 7 pm (please no major appliances, old computer equipment, or non-working electronics) “Buy Some Stuff” at the sale Friday, June 9, from 9 am to 6 pm Saturday, June 10, from 9 am to 1 pm Both the drop off and sale of items will be at the Olmsted Country Fairgrounds, Building 40. We also invite you to sign up to help this event happen.

Yom HaShoah

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In solidarity with the Jewish people and the State of Israel, we, as Olmsted County Republicans, honor Holocaust Remembrance Day this April 24th and will “Never Forget.”     The official title is “Yom HaShoah” in Hebrew, or in English, the Holocaust Remembrance Day. Tthe State of Israel recognizes this Day yearly. Sirens sound across Israel at 11:00 am and all activity in the country stops.

2016 Big Election Money

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Between the National Institute for Labor Relations Research and Open Secrets, here’s some big money insights regarding the 2016 election cycle. Labor unions spent about $1.6 billion-with-a-B on political activities… according to their own reports to the federal government. The top 35 union spending units came from 22 unions who spent $800 million of it. The SEIU and two teachers’ unions are at the top of the list having combined for $380 million. Similarly, looking at the top 22 individual donors and their recipients, they spent a combined $537 million: $298 million to groups and candidates on the left, $238 million on the right. Who do we hear most about, as people tilting the scales of the electoral process? The Koch brothers. Charles was well out of the …