Stanislaus County GOP Candidate Forum

WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 2020

WHERE: Central Valley Event Center, 5682 Pirrone Road, Salida

TIME: 5:30 PM (Networking), 6:30 PM (Meeting)

COST: Free, but RSVP required (RSVP Here)

Central Valley Impact Republicans will be holding a candidate forum for Republican candidates running in Stanislaus County on the March 3, 2020, primary ballot. Join us on Thursday, January 23rd, at 6:30 PM, at the Central Valley Event Center, located at 5682 Pirrone Road in Salida. All individuals who are Republican candidates running for office in Stanislaus County are welcome to address our members.

Candidates running for the following offices have been invited to participate in the Forum:

  • State Assembly – District 12
  • Superior Court Judge – Office 2
  • Superior Court Judge – Office 5
  • Superior Court Judge – Office 6
  • County Supervisor – District 1
  • County Supervisor – District 2
  • County Supervisor – District 5

Following the candidate forum, dues-paying members of Impact Republicans will vote on which candidates our club will endorse in the March 3rd primary. Per our club bylaws, only members who have signed up prior than 60 days before the meeting (November 24, 2019) will be eligible to vote on endorsements. Members who joined prior to this date who have not renewed their 2020 dues can renew their dues at meeting and will be eligible to vote.

Social hour and networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the candidate forum will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle. Join us on January 23rd, and don’t miss this chance to hear from the Republican candidates running to represent YOU in Stanislaus County!

San Joaquin County GOP Candidate Forum

WHEN: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

WHERE: Cancun Restaurant, 135 E. Miner Ave, Stockton

TIME: 5:30 PM (Dinner/Networking), 6:30 PM (Meeting)

COST: Free, but RSVP required (RSVP Here)

Central Valley Impact Republicans will be holding a candidate forum for Republican candidates running in San Joaquin County on the March 3, 2020, primary ballot. Join us on Tuesday, January 21st, at 6:30 PM, at Cancun Restaurant, located at 135 E. Miner Ave. in Stockton. All individuals who are Republican candidates running for office in San Joaquin County are welcome to address our members.

Candidates running for the following offices have been invited to participate in the Forum:

  • U.S. Representative – District 9
  • State Senate – District 5
  • State Assembly – District 12
  • Superior Court Judge
  • Board of Education – Trustee Area 3
  • Board of Education – Trustee Area 4
  • County Supervisor – District 3
  • County Supervisor – District 5
  • Stockton Mayor
  • Stockton City Council – District 6

Following the candidate forum, dues-paying members of Impact Republicans will vote on which candidates our club will endorse in the March 3rd primary. Per our club bylaws, only members who have signed up prior than 60 days before the meeting (November 22, 2019) will be eligible to vote on endorsements. Members who joined prior to this date who have not renewed their 2020 dues can renew their dues at the meeting and will be eligible to vote.

Social hour and networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the candidate forum will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle. Join us on January 21st, and don’t miss this chance to hear from the Republican candidates running to represent YOU in San Joaquin County!

Bill Smith for Stockton Mayor – Meet & Greet

WHEN: Friday, November 22, 2019
WHERE: The Creamery, 5756 Pacific Ave, Stockton CA
TIME: 2:00-5:00 PM
COST: Free

Bill Smith is a Republican candidate running for Mayor of Stockton. Join Bill for a meet and greet on Friday, November 22nd, at The Creamery in Stockton. Get to know Bill, have some ice cream, and see if you want to get on board with the team.

To RSVP, contact Marty Hofheinz at (209) 406-6057 or email at picktwo9999@aol.com.

November Meeting – Supervisor Tom Patti, San Joaquin County

WHEN: Monday, November 18, 2019
WHERE: Round Table Pizza, 150 N. Wilma Ave, Ripon
TIME: 5:30 PM (Dinner/networking), 6:30 PM (meeting)
COST: Free, but RSVP required (RSVP here)

Join Central Valley Impact Republicans for our November meeting, on Monday, November 18th, at 6:30 PM. We are honored to have as our featured speaker Tom Patti, 3rd District Supervisor for San Joaquin County. Supervisor Patti will be sharing with us current updates from the Board of Supervisors, as well as issues he has been focusing on during his term.

Patti graduated from local schools and attended Delta College – and currently sits on the Board of the Delta College Foundation, which helps expand education access for local students.

With a life-time passion for giving back, Prior to being elected, Tom was active serving on the Child Abuse Prevention Council, March of Dimes and the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee. Supervisor Patti also serves on the Board of Directors for Stockton Crime Stoppers. In 2015 Tom Patti had the honor of being selected by the African American Chamber as their “Man about Town” in recognition of his many local contributions.

Tom is a 5-time State and Golden Gloves boxing champion. He briefly considered a professional boxing career in 1986 and spent time in New York training with the legendary Cus D’Amato. He returned to California in 2001 and along with his father built Delta Cranes into the preeminent crane company in the San Joaquin Valley.

Our meeting will be held at Round Table Pizza, 150 N. Wilma Ave, Ripon CA. No-host dinner and networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the meeting with Supervisor Patti will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle.

Coffee w/ Conservatives – Stockton

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2019
WHERE: Toot Sweets Bakery Cafe, 4755 Quail Lakes Drive, Stockton CA
TIME: 9:30 - 10:30 AM
COST: Free

Central Valley Impact Republicans will be hosting our next “Coffee with Conservatives” on Saturday, November 2nd, at 9:30 AM, at Toot Sweets Bakery in Stockton, featuring special guest Shoua Lo, candidate for Mayor of Stockton. Join us for an informal hour of socializing and networking with our members. Learn more about our club leaders and events, and how you can help volunteer for Republicans in your area! We will also have Recall Newsom petitions available for signing.

October Meeting – Sheriff Jeff Dirkse, Stanislaus County

WHEN: Monday, October 21, 2019
WHERE: 5656 Pirrone Road, Salida CA
TIME: 5:30 PM (Networking), 6:30 PM (Meeting)
COST: Free, but RSVP required (RSVP here)

Join Central Valley Impact Republicans for our October meeting, on Monday, October 21st, at 6:30 PM. We are honored to have as our featured speaker Jeff Dirkse, Sheriff of Stanislaus County. Sheriff Dirkse will give us an update on current issues his office is facing, along with an update on current laws relating to gun rights and the 2nd Amendment.

Sheriff Jeff Dirkse was born in Southern California and raised in Denair. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1990 and the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, in 1994, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He subsequently served in the US Army as an Infantry Platoon Leader, Ranger Platoon Leader, Infantry Company Commander and most recently was a Watch Officer at Special Operations Command, Europe.

Sheriff Dirkse began his career in Law Enforcement in 2007 with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department. He served on Patrol and as a detective in STING (Special Team Investigating Narcotics and Gangs) and Rural Crime. He promoted to Sergeant in 2013 and served on Patrol and in Internal Affairs. In 2015 he promoted to Lieutenant and was appointed as the Chief of Patterson Police Services. He manages the Explorer program and was a founding member of the Sheriff Department’s Mobile Field Force, which assists other agencies during disasters and search and rescue missions. In 2018, he was elected Sheriff of Stanislaus County in the November election.

Our meeting will be held at 5656 Pirrone Road in Salida, CA. Networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the meeting with Sheriff Dirkse will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle.

Coffee w/ Conservatives – Manteca

WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2019
WHERE: Chit Chat Cafe, 273 W. Louise Ave, Manteca CA
TIME: 9:30 - 10:30 AM
COST: Free

Central Valley Impact Republicans will be hosting our first “Coffee with Conservatives” on Saturday, October 12th, at 9:30 AM, at Chit Chat Cafe in Manteca. Join us for an informal hour of socializing and networking with our members. Learn more about our club leaders and events, and how you can help volunteer for Republicans in your area!

Manteca Pumpkin Festival

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, October 5 & 6, 2019
WHERE: Downtown Manteca
TIME: 10 AM - 6 PM, both days
COST: Free

On October 5th & 6th, Central Valley Impact Republicans and the Republican Women of California – San Joaquin County will have a booth at the Manteca Pumpkin Festival. We will be registering new voters, signing up volunteers, and promoting our clubs. Come by and visit us, we’d love to chat with you!

Sign up to volunteer at our booth: https://forms.gle/smpY12mpQoNdCpVb9

September Meeting: CA 10 Congressional Endorsement

WHEN: Monday, September 16, 2019
WHERE: Round Table Pizza, 150 N. Wilma Ave, Ripon, CA
TIME: 5:30 PM (Dinner/networking), 6:30 PM (Meeting)

Join Central Valley Impact Republicans for our very FIRST meeting, on Monday, September 16th, at 6:30 PM. At this meeting, we will be hearing from the three Republican candidates for the 10th Congressional District, which covers San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. The candidates are:

  • Bob Elliott, San Joaquin County Supervisor
  • Ted Howze, former Turlock City Councilman
  • Marla Livengood, Regulatory Affairs Manager for the CA Strawberry Commission

Candidates will be addressing our group and will be answering questions. After they speak, our club members will be voting on which candidate our club will endorse for this election.

Our meeting will be held at Round Table Pizza, 150 N. Wilma Ave, Ripon CA 95366. No-host dinner and networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the meeting with the candidates will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle. We hope to see you there!