September 2, 2013, Santa Rosa, California: On the evening of September 13, 2013, the
Sonoma County Republican Party will hold its annual fundraising benefit dinner
and silent auction. The event will be
held at the FountainGrove Inn Hotel in Santa Rosa from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Throughout the evening the dinner guests will hear from several captivating local and state elected Republican leaders. The keynote speaker is Jim Brulte, Chairman of the California Republican Party. We will also hear from Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who is a California Gubernatorial candidate.
Mr. Brulte served 14 years in the California Legislature as Senate Republican leader. During that time he developed a national reputation and had focused his efforts on education, regulatory reform, crime reduction, and legislation to improve California’s business climate. His experience in government also includes service on the staff of the late Senator S.I. Hayakawa and in the Reagan administration. He recently completed a term as a member of the board of visitors of the United States Naval Academy. At the upcoming fundraising dinner on September 13, Mr. Brulte will be sharing his plan and vision for the California Republican Party.
Assemblyman, Tim Donnelly, who is a candidate for the 2014 California Governor race, will speak about current issues impacting the state and the local counties he represents. In the Legislature, Tim has earned the reputation of a conservative who holds steadfast to his beliefs: fighting illegal immigration, defending public safety, removing restrictions on business growth, and protecting the taxpayers' pocketbooks. As the 33rd District Assemblyman, Tim serves as Vice Chair of the Committee on Elections and Redistricting. He also serves on the Appropriations Committee, Rules Committee, Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee and Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
The annual fundraising event will feature dinner and silent auction items from Sonoma County local businesses, restaurants and wineries. The cost is $60 per person. Tickets are available online at www.somonagop.org or call 707.228.8331.