April 15, 2021

2012 RCNMC Awards

At the November 2012 RCNMC meeting, the following recipients were recognized with end of year awards:

Michelle Trosper

RCNMC Member of the Year

For outstanding dedication and service to the RCNMC as recognized by the RCNMC Officers


County Commissioner Don Brown

RCNMC Chairman’s Award

For commitment in promoting the RCNMC and its objectives as recognized by the Chairman:


Silla Tomasi

RCNMC Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizing extended achievement in promoting Republicans and Conservative values

November 2012 RCNMC Meeting and Election Victory Celebration

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Hamlin Pub, 55076 Van Dyke (at 25 Mile Rd.), Shelby Twp., MI

Contact: Rob Montilla at (586) 291-7349 or rob@rcnmc.com

Event Information:
The November meeting of the RCNMC will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Hamlin Pub located at 55076 Van Dyke in Shelby Township (Van Dyke and 25 Mile Rd.).

This will be our 2012 Election Victory Celebration and final meeting of the year.  At this meeting we will celebrate Election Successes as well as Outstanding Individual Achievement.

Awards to be Presented:

  • RCNMC Member of the Year
  • Chairman’s Award
  • Lifetime Achievement

This meeting will also mark the start of our 2013 membership drive.  We look forward to adding new members and re-signing existing members to continue to build the RCNMC as the Premier Republican Grassroots Organization in Northern Macomb County.

Click Here for a Printable Membership Form

Join us from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. for social hour and dinner from the fine Hamlin Pub menu.


Get Out The Vote Weekend

Date:  Friday, November 2, 2012 to Tuesday, November 6

Utica Victory Center, 13285 Hall Rd., Utica, MI 48315

Event Information:
The final few days before the election are focused on Get Out the Vote Efforts.  Help the Romney/Ryan team turn out voters in Macomb County for Election Day on Tuesday.

Assistance is needed in making phone call and knocking doors.  Volunteering for three-hour shifts is requested but any assistance will be appreciated.

Every day from Friday through Tuesday, shifts will be available as follows:

Phone Calls at the Victory Center

  •  9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • 3 p.m.- 6 p.m.
  • 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Door Knocking

  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

If you can assist or have any questions, please stop in at the Victory Center or contact any of the following:


RCNMC/SHUR/CRCM/MCRWC 2012 Christmas Party

Wednesday, December 5, 2011 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Nick’s 22nd Street Steakhouse, 48900 Van Dyke Ave. , Shelby Township, MI

Contact: Rob Montilla at rob@rcnmc.com or (586) 291-7349; Philis DeSaele at desaele@wideopenwest.com or (586) 254-1284; Lisa Nowc at lvnlibrarian@gmail.com or (586) 260-4912

Cost: $10 includes dinner and non-alcoholic drinks

Event Information:

The Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County (RCNMC), Sterling Heights/Utica Republicans (SHUR), Conservative Republicans of Central Macomb (CRCM) and Macomb County Republican Women’s Club (MCRWC) are co-hosting a Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 5 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Nick’s 22nd Street Steakhouse located at 48900 Van Dyke Ave.  in Shelby Township, MI (Van Dyke and 22 Mile Rd.).

Click Here for an Event Flyer

The cost for the event is $10 and can be paid at the door with cash.  The price includes dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.  The dinner will feature chicken picatta, rice, salad and bread.  Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

Come join fellow Republicans as we celebrate the Christmas holiday and the Season of Giving.  This year, we will collect cash or check donations for the following charities:

  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Salvation Army
  • Thomas ”Thorny” Thorngate Fund – see belowIn honor of our dear friend Nikolaos “Nick” Andreopoulos, owner of Nick’s 22nd Street
    Steak House in Shelby Township and Catch 22 Bistro in Algonac, we are taking up a
    collection for the lone survivor of the South Dakota accident that took Nick’s and three of
    his friends’ lives. Thomas Edward “Thorny” Thorngate, 52 (lone survivor) has been
    removed from a drug induced coma and is currently in a hospital in Minnesota. His sons,
    16 – 32, have been traveling back and forth to be with their dad. We are collecting money
    to help the family pay the hospital bills and travel expenses. Checks should be payable to
    Thomas Edward Thorngate.
We would like to try and raise at least $300 for each charity so please consider donating.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Rob Montilla at rob@rcnmc.com or (586) 291-7349; Philis DeSaele at desaele@wideopenwest.com or (586) 254-1284; Lisa Nowc at lvnlibrarian@gmail.com or (586) 260-4912.  This will help us get a head count for food although walk-ins will still be welcome.

Also, if you’d like to bring a dessert, please let us know.

Final RCNMC Voter Identification Phone Bank Night on Thursday, November 1, 2012 – Get Out the Vote Call Night for Pete Hoekstra

Thursday, November 1, 2012, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

Macomb Victory Center
13285 Hall Road, Utica, MI

Contact: Linda Torp at torp@comcast.net or (586) 899-1600 OR Rob Montilla at (586) 291-7349 or rob@rcnmc.com

Event Information:
The RCNMC is organizing a Voter Identification Phone Bank for Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Macomb Victory Center located at 13285 Hall Road, Utica, MI.  This is a Get Out the Vote Call Night for Pete Hoekstra for Senate.

There are thousands of voters in Macomb County that need to be identified as to how they will vote in order to help campaign efforts.  The RCNMC and the other independent Republican organizations in the county are partnering with the Michigan Republican Party to aid the identification effort.

We are looking for about 20 volunteers to help us for a couple hours this evening.  If you can attend, please contact Linda Torp at torp@comcast.net or (586) 899-1600  OR Rob Montilla at (586) 291-7349 or rob@rcnmc.com.


Final Countdown to Victory – Coalitions for Romney Rally

Date:  Monday, November 5, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

St. Sharbel Banquet and Conference Center, 31601 Schoenherr Road, Warren, Michigan 48088

Event Information:
Join the countless number of Coalitions as we kick-off the Final Countdown to Victory Rally for Mitt Romney, Pete Hoekstra and our entire Republican Ticket.

Free Dessert and Coffee will be served!

Coalitions represented will include:

African Americans Romney-Wayne Bradley
Americans of Faith for Romney
Arab Americans for Romney-Nick Hawatmeh
Catholics for Romney
Hispanics Americans for Romney-Jose Aliaga
Jewish Americans for Romney-Jeff Sakwa
Polish Americans for Romney-Stanley T. Grot
Sportsmen for Romney
Union Members for Romney-Brian Pannebecker
Veterans for Romney-Rocky Raczkowski
Women for Romney-State Rep. Andrea LaFontaine
Young Americans for Romney-Brad Fingeroot


October 2012 RCNMC Meeting is Cancelled

The October RCNMC meeting scheduled for Tuesday,October 30 is being cancelled due to the proximity of the election and the variety of campaign events in motion.  Please volunteer some time to help Mitt Romney and other Republican candidates to victory on November 6.

Please be sure to join us at our final meeting of the year on Tuesday, November 27 for our Victory Celebration Event at the Hamlin Pub located at 55076 Van Dyke in Shelby Township (Van Dyke and 25 Mile Rd.).


CANCELLED — Celebrating LEGENDS OF THE GAME Fundraiser for Cindy Berry for Chesterfield Clerk

Cindy BerryDate:  Monday, October 29, 2012, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Little Camille’s By the Bay, 51083 Washington, New Baltimore, MI

Recommended Donation $50 per person

Event Information:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the fundraiser will be cancelled.

Come see a rare collection of autographs of legends from baseball’s Golden Age: Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, George Kell, Duke Snider, Preacher Roe, Gil Hodges and many more Hall of Fame players! Get your up close and personal look at one of the rarest collections of autographed team baseballs from this time period outside of Cooperstown and help support Cindy Berry for Chesterfield Twp. Clerk! Wear your favorite team jersey or hat. There will also be a silent auction for you to enjoy. RSVP to 586-933-6158, by email: cberry8873@yahoo.com or on the Cindy Berry for Chesterfield Township Clerk facebook page.


Listing of this event does not constitute endorsement by the RCNMC.  This event is listed as a service for Republican candidates for office in the North Macomb County area.

Kathy Elliott for Chesterfield Township Treasurer Pancakes and Politics Fundraiser

Kathy ElliottDate:  Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Little Camille’s by the Bay, 51083 Washington St., New Baltimore, MI

Please consider a donation of your choice

Event Information:
Kathy Elliott For Chesterfield Township Treasurer Pancakes and Politics Fundraiser

You are invited  to a pancake breakfast fundraiser at:Little Camille’s By The Bay
51083 Washington Street
New Baltimore, MI  48047
(586) 725-4866

Date: October 27, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Donation: Your choice

Donate online or print a flyer at:

Please join Bill, the kids and myself for a yummy pancake breakfast.  Macomb County Commision Chairperson Kathy Vosburg, State Representative Andrea LaFontaine and Michigan area Romney/Ryan coordinators will also be joining us for breakfast followed by door knocking in the New Baltimore and Chesterfield area.  Don’t miss this fantastic event and great opportunity to make a difference.

Ways you can help:
  • Contribute $5, $10, $50, $100 or $500, every little bit helps
  • Distribute literature
  • Call a list from your home to ask for support
  • Vote November 6th and tell others to vote for

Kathy Elliott for Chesterfield Township Treasurer

Send contributions to:
CTE Kathy Elliott
27442 Clark Circle
Chesterfield, MI  48051
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Chesterfield Township/ New Baltimore Walk Day for Mitt Romney and Local Candidates

Date:  Saturday, October 27, 2012, start between 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

meet at Little Camille’s by the Bay, 51083 Washington St., New Baltimore, MI

Event Information:
With only 10 days left before the election, come support Mitt Romney and local candidates by knocking door-to-door in Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore on Saturday, October 27.  Door knocking will be done to benefit:

  • Mitt Romney for U.S. President
  • Andrea LaFontaine for State Representative
  • Kathy Vosburg for County Commissioner
  • Republican Candidates for the Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees

If you can assist, please meet at Little Camille’s by the Bay located at 51083 Washington St. in New Baltimore, MI between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Elliott at kitkath@sbcglobal.net or Rob Montilla at rob@rcnmc.com.