December 11, 2018

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.

Location:
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.

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Evening Reception Honoring Rep. Andrea LaFontaine w/ Special Guests: Speaker Jase Bolger and Congresswoman Candice Miller

State Representative Andrea LaFontaineDate:  Monday, June 11, 2012, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Location:
Zuccaro’s Banquet Center, 46601 Gratiot (South of 21 Mile), Chesterfield Township, MI

Contact: Andrea LaFontaine at VoteLafontaine@gmail.com or 586-651-4427

Suggested Donation:  $75 per person.  Sponsorships available.

Event Information:
You’re invited to an evening reception honoring Rep. Andrea LaFontaine
w/ Special Guests: Speaker Jase Bolger and Congresswoman Candice Miller

Monday, June 11, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

at
Zuccaro’s Banquet Center
46601 Gratiot (South of 21 Mile)
Chesterfield Township, MI

$75 per person

Sponsorships:
$250 Silver Sponsorship
$500 Gold Sponsorship
$1,000 Platinum Sponsorship

Please make your personal checks payable to
Citizens for Andrea LaFontaine
PO Box 6, Memphis, MI 48041

Credit card will be accepted at the door

For more information, please contact VoteLafontaine@gmail.com or 586-651-4427, or send a message through facebook

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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.

Wild Game & Campaign Fundraiser for State Rep Andrea LaFontaine

State Representative Andrea LaFontaineDate:  Monday, March 19, 2012, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Location:
Creek Center Banquet Hall, 72025 North Ave., Armada, MI

Contact: RSVP to votelafontaine@gmail.com or (586) 651-5180.

Suggested Donation:  $40.00/person, $75.00/couple, sponsorship available.

Event Information:
Please join Rep. LaFontaine for a Wild Game & Campaign fundraiser on Monday, March 19th, 2012 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Creek Center Banquet Hall (Armada Knights of Columbus), 72025 North Ave., Armada, MI.

$40.00/person, $75.00/couple, sponsorship available.

Please make non-corporate checks payable to: Citizens for Andrea LaFontaine OR donate online via PayPal.

RSVP to votelafontaine@gmail.com or (586) 651-5180.

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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.

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RCNMC Hosts Elected Officials Forum with Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce

Date:
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 7 p.m.

Location:
The Aud, 68931 Main St., Richmond, MI

Contact: Rob Montilla at (586) 291-7349

Event Information:

The Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County (RCNMC) is hosting the 2nd Annual Elected Officials Forum as a special event with the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. The meeting will be held at the Aud in Richmond, Michigan.

This forum, titled “Focus on Local Government” is an opportunity for the local business community to meet with elected officials from around the Richmond Chamber member area. This event provides an educational look into how government can impact local business.

Forum guests include:

  • Don Brown, Macomb County Commissioner
  • Ken Goike, State Representative
  • Andrea LaFontaine, State Representative
  • Karen Ottenbacher, Lenox Township Treasurer
  • Tim Rix, Mayor of the City of Richmond
  • David Rushing, St. Clair County Commissioner
  • Barbara Spencer, Columbus Township Treasurer
  • Joe Stevens, Casco Township Trustee
  • Paul Stewart, Richmond Township Planning Chair
  • Kathy Vosburg, Macomb County Commissioner

The forum is free of charge and is open to the general public.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the informational program starting at 7 p.m.  Coffee and desserts will be available.

Click Here for a Flyer for the Event

Click Here for the Event’s Press Release

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State Rep LaFontaine: For $1 Per Year We Could Buy Peace of Mind

By Andrea LaFontaine, State Representative

Andrea LaFontaine

State Representative Andrea LaFontaine

Clean, safe, drinking water seems to be something that we, as Americans, often take for granted. We live in a country that enjoys some of the safest drinking water in the world. However, what if tomorrow all of that changed, and without any prior detection, your drinking water was threatened by toxic solvent spills and chemical pollutants? If we keep continuing down our current path, that question could soon become reality. Here in this community, a problem that was once a water quality issue could grow into a disastrous quality of life issue.

It was seven years ago that this hypothetical situation actually happened in St. Clair County. One day, the drinking water was clean, safe and pure. The next day, 42,000 gallons of toxic solvents had leaked into the St. Clair River. The spill went undetected for some time and became a potential danger for millions of residents. Fortunately, in this case, the spill did not seep its way into our drinking water.

Since that toxic spill in 2004, state and federal grants totaling nearly $3.5 million have contributed to start up and operations costs for a water quality system that currently protects us. This system is state-of-the-art, not only significant to Michigan, but also one of a kind in the nation. I have to believe everyone understands the need for a system of this caliber protecting us from possible threats on the other side of the river.

Click here to Take a Short Survey
About Funding to Monitor Water Quality

Although $3.5 million in grants sounds great, we must keep in mind that those funds were awarded with the expectation that a long-term funding solution would be found. That is where our problem lies today, and we owe it to our children, grandchildren and future generations to ensure their quality of life and water quality are maintained.

Currently, the only solution offered at the state level is House Bill 4133, introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise, to allow the establishment of a Water Quality Alliance that would permit areas in Southeast Michigan to act as the administrator of the current monitoring system. The decision to participate in this alliance would be solely up to the municipalities.

We all know that sometimes government waits to address an issue until it is a full-blown crisis, and we may not be far from that. On this issue it is imperative that we work together to find a solution before time runs out and the monitors are shut off.

It’s estimated that for as little as $1 per year from every household that benefits from the monitors, the costs of this system could sustained. I’m curious to what local residents would think of a $1 surcharge on their water bill if it were guaranteed to be directly funding the functioning and operations of the water monitoring system. I am open and listening to all solutions, however not many have been offered. Please contact my office by e-mail at AndreaLaFontaine@house.mi.gov or call 1-866-DIST-032 with your thoughts.

Andrea LaFontaine (R-Columbus Township) represents Michigan House of Representatives District 32, which includes portions of northern Macomb and St. Clair counties.

Rep. Andrea LaFontaine Evening Reception

State Representative Andrea LaFontaineDate:
Thursday, August 11, 2011, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location:
Wintergarden Tavern East
46777 Gratiot Avenue,
Chesterfield, MI 48051

Contact: (586) 651-4427 or
votelafontaine@gmail.com

Event Information:

You are cordially invited

Rep. Andrea LaFontaine Evening Reception
Thursday August 11, 2011
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

With Special Guest:
Michigan Speaker of the House Jase Bolger

Wintergarden Tavern East
46777 Gratiot Avenue,
Chesterfield, MI 48051

Cost: $30 individual, $50 couple
$250 sponsorship

Please RSVP to (586) 651-4427 or
votelafontaine@gmail.com

Make checks payable to:
Citizens for Andrea LaFontaine
No corporate contributions, please

Visit www.votelafontaine.com for more information

July RCNMC Meeting – State Representative Forum

The next meeting of the RCNMC will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Hamlin Pub located at 48929 Hayes Rd. in Shelby Twp.

Our special event for this meeting features a Forum with State Representatives.  This is a great opportunity to meet the Representatives and discuss the work going on in Lansing.  Each Representative will discuss some of the current legislation being addressed and participate in a general Question and Answer session.

Confirmed guests include:

  • Jeff Farrington
  • Andrea LaFontaine
  • Pete Lund