Please join us on Tuesday morning, October 3 when Chuck Slocum, former chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota, will present “What is Conservatism?” to help us better understand how the world of politics has changed and the reasons for the apparent rise of the conservative movement in America.
We will also hear from two candidates for governor: Keith Downey, former House member from Edina and Republican Party chairman; and Jeff Johnson, former House member from Plymouth and current Hennepin County Commissioner.
Date: Tuesday, October 3
Time: 9:45 a.m. sign in
10:00 a.m. convene
Place: Minneapolis-Richfield American Legion Post 435
6501 Portland Avenue, Richfield
(just north of the intersection of Portland and 66th Street)
Chuck Slocum was chair of Minnesota’s Republican Party during Watergate when the Party changed its name to Independent Republicans. Slocum remains a respected voice among Republicans, and his opinion pieces have appeared regularly in the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press and other local publications. He was interviewed for this MinnPost story that presents various views on today’s Republican Party. He is currently president of a management consulting firm.
NOTE: We are now charging a flat $5 fee per person, which includes a selection of beverages and small bagged snacks. If you are interested in a meal, you are most welcome in the dining room of the American Legion following our meeting.
We hope to see you on October 3!
6501 Portland Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423
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