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March Newsletter

Tune in to the Fox News Channel this Thursday, March 3rd for the next Republican Presidential Debate which will be broadcast live from the Fox Theater in Detroit starting at 9:00 PM EST.

There are two debate watch parties scheduled in Wayne County: at the Michigan Republican Party's Livonia Field Office and at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Michigan will hold it's Presidential Primary on Tuesday, March 8th. Polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM. Make sure to get out and vote!

Wayne 11th CDRC Meet the Candidates Dinner

The Wayne 11th CDRC presents their 2016 Meet the Candidates Dinner, Sunday March 6th at Laurel Manor in Livonia. All Republican Presidential Candidates have been invited.

Confirmed guests include: 
Congressman Dave Trott, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ronna Romney McDaniel, Michigan Republican Party Co-Chair Jeff Sakwa and National Committee Woman Kathy Berden.

Private VIP Session – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Doors Open to Main Banquet Room – 5:30pm
Dinner and Program – 6:00pm

Dinner tickets - $75/person ($750 for a Reserved Table of 10)
Private VIP Reception - $150/person (includes reserved seating at dinner)

Sponsorships and ad placement on a rolling screen are also available – Contact Audrey Tedford at for details

For More Information Contact: Tom Stroup at 734-564-0401 or

Make checks payable to Wayne 11th CDRC and send along with the linked form below to: P.O. Box 871934 Canton, MI 48187 – no corporate checks.

Tickets can also be purchased online at:


County Conventions

Wayne 11th:
Laurel Manor, 39000 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150
Wayne 12th:
St. John's Lutheran Church, 13115 Telegraph Rd, Taylor, MI 48180
13th District:
Sts. Peter & Paul Romanian Orthodox Church, 750 N. Beech Daly Road, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Wayne 14th:
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2326 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Registration begins at 6:00 PM, conventions convene at 7:00 PM. Tuesday, March 22nd.

Thank You to our 2016 Winter Party Sponsors
Gold Level: Ambassador Ron Weiser for University of Michigan Regent
Bronze Level: Abe and Darlene Munfakh

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will take place at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 28th at the Canfield Community Center in Dearborn Heights. If you are a representative member and cannot attend, please make sure to designate a proxy from your district.
Chairman's Corner 

Thank you for reading the latest installment of our monthly newsletter, I invite you to join us at our next regular meeting which will take place at 7:00 PM on Monday March 28th at the Canfield Community Center
in Dearborn Heights.

-Dillon Breen 
Chairman, Wayne County Republican Committee
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(available at our monthly meetings)
March Events:

13th Congressional District Meeting
Wednesday, March 2, 7:00 PM. Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George St, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 

Wayne 11th CDRC Meet the Candidates Dinner
Sunday, March 6, 6:00 PM. Laurel Manor, 39000 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150

Presidential Primary
Tuesday, March 8. Polls Open at 7:00 AM, Polls Close at 8:00 PM

Wayne 11th CDRC Meeting
Thursday, March 10, 7:00 PM. Michigan Republican Party's Livonia Field Office, 33462 West Seven Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152

Eastside Republican Club Forum
Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

14th Congressional District Meeting
Thursday, March 17, Dinner at 6:00 PM, Meeting at 7:00 PM. Jimi's Restaurant, 714 S. Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067

County Conventions
Tuesday, March 22, 7:00 PM. Various Locations

Wayne County Republican Committee March Meeting
Monday, March 28, 7:00 PM. Canfield Community Center, 1801 N. Beech Daly Rd, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Elected Officials:

Rick Snyder
Lieutenant Governor
Brian Calley
Secretary of State
Ruth Johnson
Attorney General
Bill Schuette
US House
David Trott (11)
State Senate
Patrick Colbeck (7)
State House
Laura Cox (19)
Kurt Heise (20)
Patrick Somerville (23)
County Commission
Terry Marecki (9)
Joe Barone (10)
The Wayne County Republican Committee


Dillon Breen
1st Vice Chairwoman:
Cheryl Costantino
2nd Vice Chairman:
Jim Rhodes
Pauline Montie
LuAnn McGowan

Representative Members:

11th Congressional District:
1. Symantha Heath
2. Paul Cusick
3. George Gostias
4. Dillon Breen
5. Abe Munfakh
6. John Pastor
7. Julie Van Ameyde
8. Richard Sharland
9. Carla Testani

12th Congressional District:
1. Connie (CB) Clark
2. William Beddoes
3. Robert Boyd
4. Luann McGowan
5. Pauline Montie
6. Keith Steffke
7. Loretta Wilson
8. Laurie McHugh
9. Eric Johnson

13th Congressional District:
1. Mike Adams
2. Tim Brown
3. Patrick Gaffka
4. Gerry Hermann
5. Tawn Beliger aka Lemon James
6. Jeremy Mejia
7. Mark Quaine
8. Jim Rhodes
9. Christal Smith

14th Congressional District:
1. Cheryl Costantino
2. Matt Schonert
3. Joe Sucher
4. Guy Foremski
5. Mark Corcoran
Mayra Rodriguez
7. Walter Koppy
8. Steve Mazur
9. Christopher Kolomjec

Chairmen Emeritus:

1. Edward Haroutunian
2. Thaddeus McCotter
3. Margaret Van Houten
4. Krista Haroutunian
5. Susan Chmielewski
6. William Runco
7. Symantha Heath
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