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Ice Cream Social Moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.

The Kalamazoo GOP's Unity Ice Cream Social has been moved to Thursday, Aug. 23. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the KGOP office, 1911 W. Centre Ave. in Portage. The long tradition of holding a Unity Picnic will be replaced by an ice cream social, announced Chairman Scott McGraw. “This event is designed [...]

By | 2018-08-22T14:25:57+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Ice Cream Social Moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.

Tailgate with Margaret, Brandt and Scott at New Portage Stadium on Friday

Come join Margaret O'Brien, Brandt Iden and Scott McGraw for a tailgate party to kickoff the new season and a new stadium at Portage Northern! On Friday, Aug. 24, the Three Amigos will have a tailgate party to herald in the new stadium from 5 to 7 p.m. right before the season kicks off between [...]

By | 2018-08-22T14:25:14+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Tailgate with Margaret, Brandt and Scott at New Portage Stadium on Friday

KGOP’s August 2018 Newsletter

August's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are Truth in Political Advertising is Optional During Elections  - Chairman's Column Educating the Next Generation and Keeping Them Safe – [...]

By | 2018-08-22T14:13:11+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on KGOP’s August 2018 Newsletter

123rd Lincoln Dinner to Celebrate Past, Future of GOP

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw I am proud to announce that the Kalamazoo County Republican Party’s Lincoln Tribute Dinner will feature keynote speaker Congresswoman Liz Cheney. This is a major speaker coming to Kalamazoo for our annual event that has been a part of our local party for more than 100 years! Kalamazoo has been [...]

By | 2018-06-02T16:30:12+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Chairman's Corner, Latest News|Comments Off on 123rd Lincoln Dinner to Celebrate Past, Future of GOP

KGOP’s June 2018 Newsletter

June's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are Congresswoman Liz Cheney to Speak at Lincoln Dinner on June 23 123rd Lincoln Dinner to Celebrate Past, Future of [...]

By | 2018-08-22T14:11:04+00:00 June 1st, 2018|KGOP Newsletters, Latest News|Comments Off on KGOP’s June 2018 Newsletter

Liz Cheney to Speak at 2018 Lincoln Tribute Dinner

U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 Lincoln Tribute Dinner, sponsored by the Kalamazoo County Republican Party (KGOP). “We are honored to have Liz Cheney speak here in Kalamazoo,” said KGOP Chairman Scott McGraw. “Ms. Cheney has a long history of conservative Republican activism and is a leader in [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:21:43+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Liz Cheney to Speak at 2018 Lincoln Tribute Dinner

Still Strong: Summer Should be Good

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. The stronger-than-usual performance for the West Michigan economy has continued into the opening of the second quarter of 2018, although the pace slowed to some extent. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of April, NEW ORDERS, our closely-watched index of business improvement, retreated to +28 [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:10:07+00:00 May 4th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long, Latest News|Comments Off on Still Strong: Summer Should be Good

KGOP’s May 2018 Newsletter

May's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are Mary Balkema Named Upton's Volunteer of the Year A few Surprises Came on Kalamazoo's Filing Deadline - Chairman's Column Sandy [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:16:24+00:00 May 1st, 2018|KGOP Newsletters, Latest News|Comments Off on KGOP’s May 2018 Newsletter

A Few Surprises Came on Kalamazoo’s Filing Deadline

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw There were some surprises on Tuesday afternoon, April 24, at the Kalamazoo County Clerk’s office. That was the filing deadline for the 2018 elections. Each year I spend a few hours down at the clerk’s office, waiting for the last-minute filers (which there always seems to be). Every other year, [...]

By | 2018-05-12T11:55:22+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Chairman's Corner, Latest News|Comments Off on A Few Surprises Came on Kalamazoo’s Filing Deadline

The 2018 “Bounce” Continues

By  Brian G. Long, Ph.D, C.P.M. For West Michigan, the first quarter of 2018 has started on a strong footing. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of March, NEW ORDERS, our index of business improvement, came in at +34, slightly better than last month’s +32. The West Michigan PRODUCTION index held [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:10:57+00:00 April 5th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long, Latest News|Comments Off on The 2018 “Bounce” Continues